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In an average year in the UK, dryers cause one explosion and 30 serious fires. This revised Second Edition, explains the circumstances which are likely to produce fires or explosions, and what the engineer should do to reduce the risk of them happening. Part 1 deals with the essential theory of the hazards of fires and explosions in dryers; Part 2 applies this theory of some common types of dryers. Content: Front Matter • Preface • Table of Contents •Part I. General Principles• 1. Introduction 2. Hazards When Powders are Heated 3. Hazards with Flammable Vapours 4. Explosion Precautions 5. Reducing the Ignition Risk 6. Common Equipment 7. Common Operating and Maintenance Precautions •Part II. Application to Some Common Types of Dryer 8. Spray Dryers 9. Pneumatic Conveying Dryers 10. Fluid Bed Dryers 11. Rotary Dryers 12. Band Dryers 13. Batch Atmospheric Tray Ovens 14. Batch Vacuum Dryers 15. Trough Dryers • References Appendices
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