IND EX® | Bureau Veritas Seminar on Explosion Protection - the reviewGerman based association IND EX® and slovenian branch of Bureau Veritas carried out joined seminar called ATEX-Day in beautiful Radenci, Slovenia
The two organizations joined forces and set up a broad programme from electrical safety up to industrial explosion protection. Latter topic was completely covered by IND EX® professional speakers such as Richard Siwek who taught the audience about effective elimination of ignition sources caused by static electricity. Additionally Gregor Grgic and Rudi Post clarified some important issues regarding safe protection of Bag Houses and Filter Systems in Industry. Rudi intensified this topic by giving beneficial input with extra focus on explosion suppression systems.
Last but not least Stefan Penno, President of IND EX®, put a bright light on the all new EN 16009 European Standard for flameless venting systems. The 148 Participants eagerly listened what Stefan had to report about recent developments and new findings in engineering the correct flameless vent.
The event was rounded up by a live dust explosion and finally with another relieving exercise:
The visit of Slovenias largest cellar for sparkling wine complimented by a tasting of their “best years”, with bottles under pressure up to 6 bar, safely hold by the wired agraffe and capsule.
What a useful and tasteful day – the overall tenor of the audience was: We will take part again in 2013 – for sure!