According to the statistics, filtration units and cyclones belong to the group of equipment seriously threatened with explosions. According to BIA Statistics – Reports 11/97, filters and cyclones are the second group of equipment most seriously threatened with explosions after silos and containers, and in case of metallic dusts, as much as 44% of all explosions in the industry occur in dust extraction systems). Only silos and tanks are more seriously threatened.
As a result of coal dust explosion at Turów Power Plant, a major part of systems has been destroyed. The management of the PGE Group have made a reconstruction decision. The works were attended by the most experienced companies in various disciplines, capable of fulfilling the required high standard. Among these companies was WOLFF GROUP. Our engineers were responsible for the project and construction of a dedusting system, which was supposed to fulfil all the most stringent requirements regarding explosion safety. The task performance lasted 3.5 months – a record short time.