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COMBUSTIBLE DUST CLEANING & HAZARD ANALYSIS

Remtech's specialized cleaning techniques ensure compliance with Insurance company requirements that require compliance with OSHA 's Directive #: CPL 03-00-008 Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program and NFPA 484, 654, 652 Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids.  

Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis & Prevention Audits:

◆ Dust, ignition, dispersal, and confinement controls

◆ Dust management and controls

◆ Friction, electrical, open flame, static ignition controls

◆ Fire suppression and prevention systems


Remtech's Specialized Combustible Dust Cleaning Equipment includes:

◆ High lift and elevated scaffolding with fall protection

◆ Static controlled HEPA vacuum truck particulate removal

◆ Grounded and Bonded HEPA & immersion vacuum cleaning

◆ Pressure Washing

◆ HEPA air cleaning and exhaust systems

◆ Wet cleaning floor scrubbers


Combustible dusts that provide fuel for fires or explosions are frequently organic or metal dusts that are finely ground into very small particles, fibers, fines, chips, chunks, flakes, or a small mixtures. Types of dusts include, metal dust, such as aluminum and magnesium; wood dust; plastic dust; biosolids; organic dust, such as sugar, paper, soap, and dried blood; and dusts from certain textiles.


Five Conditions are Required for a Dust Explosion:

◆ combustible dust fuel present

◆ dust suspended/dispersed in air at high concentrations

◆ oxidant is present

◆ ignition source is present

◆ area is confined or enclosed in a building


Sources of Dust Ignition Include:

◆ electrostatic discharge

◆ friction

◆ electrical arcing

◆ hot surfaces or open flames from welding

◆ fire

◆ auto ignition


Serving Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida

Remtech specializes in combustible dust cleaning and explosive combustible dust hazard analysis and controls for manufacturing and facilities producing aerospace components, chemicals, carpets, textiles, food, sugar, forestry and furniture products, processing wastewater, metal processing, paper products, pharmaceuticals, and recycling operations (metal, paper, and plastic).  

Remtech's professionals are trained in the removal of fine dust particulates that can accumulate and cause potential fire or explosion hazards.