July 1, 2017

Massive Dust Explosion Rocks Wisconsin Plant

CBS NEWS- On June 1st 2017, a Wisconsin Corn Mill exploded at 1:30am. The blast left at least one person dead, and serious burn injuries to five other employees. In 2011 OSHA did cite the Wisconsin Mill for exposing workers to potential dust explosion hazards.

XP Products Can Provide a DHA for your Process

XP Products has performed many DHA's (Dust Hazard Analysis) per NFPA 652 for small and large manufacturing companies that handle combustible dusts. Our engineers are NFPA experts and can help you navigate the complexities of process protection to keep your employees safe.

TESTING SUCCESS- XP Products Safety Drum

Fauske and Associates Located in Burr Ridge IL performed additional testing on the XP Products Drum Kit. Full Testing reports and test data is available upon request.

Dust Safety Equipment Install-Saving Big Dollars!

A Large Consumer Products Company Located in the Chicagoland area made the smart decision to use XP Product Drum Kit in place of rotary airlocks. $85,000 was saved using the Drum Kit in place of rotary airlocks. No motor starters, No moving parts, No special safety guards, No leg extensions.

NFPA, DHA and OSHA- What's New

  1. NFPA 652 revision will extend DHA requirements until 2019
  2. OSHA explores serious safety issues with Rotary Airlocks as Isolation devices
  3. Metal Dusts and NFPA 484. Contact XP Products for explanation of recent updates. 630-464-3800

Contact us today to discuss your NFPA compliant dust collection needs.

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