Tag Archives: explosion prevention

How to safely buy a used ATEX forklift

How to safely buy a used ATEX forklift

Pre-owned explosion proof lift trucks can be useful additions to potentially explosive operations, but how do you know they are safe and are they dangerous? Darren Boiling from safety company Pyroban gives some important guidance. Wrongly specified ATEX safety equipment or poorly maintained safety systems could cause an explosion in …

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Pyroban asks “Are you active?” at EUROPACK 2019

Pyroban asks Are you active at EUROPACK 2019

At EUROPACK EUROMANUT CFIA 2019, Pyroban® will be asking visitors ‘Are you active?’, encouraging businesses to consider their approach to keeping people safe in, and near to, zoned hazardous areas. “Many applications in the supply chain from manufacturing and packaging, to transport and warehousing, include Zone 2 hazardous areas where …

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“Are you active?” asks Pyroban at IMHX 2019

Are you active asks Pyroban at IMHX 2019

At IMHX 2019, Pyroban® will be asking visitors ‘Are you active?’, encouraging those with operations in, or near to, potentially explosive atmospheres to consider their approach to keeping people safe. “For many applications with Zone 2 hazardous areas, active gas detection on mobile equipment is needed to help protect people,” …

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Pyroban – Lift truck driver awareness systems have changed

Pyroban Lift truck driver awareness systems have changed

New standards have called for increased safety performance levels for certain driver awareness systems in Zone 2 hazardous areas. The recent changes to EN1755* affect chemical companies, whisky distilleries and any manufacturing or logistics business using a system to alert lift truck drivers to the presence of an explosive atmosphere. …

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ATEX lift truck audits – Accept no imitations

ATEX lift truck audits accept no imitations

ATEX lift truck users are being reminded that only fully trained Pyroban engineers can provide the annual safety audit known as the Ex-ASA. “Pyroban trains customer engineers to fix and maintain explosion protected handling equipment safely,” says Karolina Kurzawa, Aftersales Service and Training from Pyroban. “However, the training does not …

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Pyroban invests in 2-year EN1755 change programme

Pyroban invests in 2 year EN1755 change programme

To meet the requirements of the new EU standard for explosion protected lift truck design, Pyroban has invested in a 2-year EN1755:2015 change programme. The EN1755:2015 standard, entitled ‘Safety of industrial trucks. Operation in potentially explosive atmospheres. Use in flammable gas, vapour, mist and dust’, supersedes EN1755:2000 and is mandatory …

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