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About this event

Web site
electrostat-ex.iop…
When
10 Dec 2014
Where
Hilton Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport, Outwood Ln, Manchester M90 4WP, United Kingdom
Registration deadline
Dec 1, 2014
Organiser
IOP Electrostatics Group
Contact address
Conferences Department
Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London
United Kingdom
Tel
+44 (0)20 7470 4800
E-mail
conferences@iop.org…

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Electrostat-Ex 2014

Many industrial processes involving flammable materials such as solvents and powders need to control electrostatic charging and electrostatic discharges as part of the overall strategy for avoiding fire and explosion hazards. Shocks to personnel are also a nearly ubiquitous nuisance in many industrial, office, retail and other situations. And yet to many, including those with responsibility for its control, the whole area of static electricity remains a mystery! Following on from last year’s successful event, Electrostat-Ex 2014 will continue to focus on these phenomena, introducing additional aspects of the new IEC standard document IEC/TS 60079-32-1: Explosive Atmospheres – Part 32-1: Electrostatic hazards, Guidance not previously covered, and covering other national and international standards, including NFPA and JNIOSH standards.