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IEP Technologies: Explosion Isolation Flap Valves provide reliable low-cost Explosion Protection

Ratingen, Germany IEP Technologies recently introduced the IFV and IFV-M Isolation Flap Valves. These self-actuating devices are cost effective, easy to install, and reliable.​ Used in a wide range of industries where dust hazards may exist, such as food, wood processing, power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical and plastic, isolation flap valves are designed to provide explosion protection between process vessels such as dust collectors and cyclones.

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IEP Technologies acquires Spark Detection Specialist Atexon

Zug, Switzerland – Effective February 1, 2018, IEP Technologies, a member of the HOERBIGER Group, has acquired business operations, the portfolio, patents and trademark rights of Atexon Oy, a company headquartered in Oulunsalo, Finland, specializing in spark detection and extinguishing for industrial explosion protection. Continue reading IEP Technologies acquires Spark Detection Specialist Atexon

Integrated explosion protection from IEP Technologies: 75 milliseconds to save lives

Only a small time window exists for successful explosion mitigation.
First there is the shock wave, then follows the flame: Time is of the essence when it comes to preventing a catastrophe after an undesirable ignition has taken place inside a plant prone to explosions. What exactly is involved in this process, and how can risk be averted? IEP Technologies, the explosion protection expert within the HOERBIGER Group, explains the critical phase of a dust explosion and how reliable suppression and isolation systems can save lives. The most important realization is that the first 75 milliseconds are crucial. A comparison with a blink of a human eye, which lasts an average of 100 milliseconds, demonstrates just how little time this is.

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