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Spark detection and suppression
Published:  21 October, 2010

The fire risks associated with the fine dust produced when wood is involved in the industrial process are well understood, and it is normal practice for the byproducts of the machining process to be expelled into a bin through an exhaust pipe. But what is less well understood is the risk that sparks produced naturally by the machinery can ignite further down the line in the bin, with the potential to cause major damage. Carol Debell talks to Milan-based Control Logic.