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CBS News recently aired a segment on Combustible Dust Hazards on "60 Minutes".

Click here to view this interesting report concerning industrial dust hazards. - (offsite link)

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Fike Is Named Readers' Choice For Explosion Protection Systems

CP_RC_B&W2009_v2.gifBlue Springs, MO, July 14, 2009 – Fike is proud to announce it has been named Chemical Processing magazine 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards survey winner for explosion protection systems.

Now in its sixth year, the award is based on a questionnaire sent to Chemical Processing readers via e-mail notices and electronic newsletters. Readers were given specific instructions to vote on their favorite technology provider in 44 different categories. By not providing a pre-selected list of companies in each category, readers avoided any influenced opinions and were free to list whomever they wanted. Fike has been listed as the top company for explosion protection systems every year since the survey began.

Explosion Protection
Fike Explosion Protection Seminar

Learn more about recent NFPA Code changes, pending OSHA Combustible Dust Standards and OSHA inspection activities at one of the upcoming Fike Explosion Protecction Seminars.  This complimentar event includes an overview of Fike's industry leading explosion protection solutions and extensive dust testing servces.  Seminars are being held this Fall in:
Philadelphia  October 5
Boston         October 7

For more information, or to register for one of these complimentary seminars, contact Melissa Morefield.


Explosion Protection
New Combustible Dust Explosion Hazard Video

Dust explosions are deadly and commercially devastating. Unfortunately, many of them occur at facilities without a prior explosion incident, providing a false sense of security. The reality is that many facilities have inherent risks that should be addressed to prevent an inevitable catastrophe.

Chemical Processing and Fike have collaborated on an informative video concerning combustible dust hazards, the industry's changing codes and standards, and best practices for mitigating the risks of explosions.

Click here to go to the Chemical Processing site to view the video.

Explosion Protection
New HRD Lockout Assembly Design

Fike announces the release of a new design for its HRD Lockout Assembly.  This explosion protection product is a mechanical barrier used to prevent an accidental discharge of an explosion suppression container (HRD) into the process vessel during maintenance and cleaning of the vessel and/or protection system.