Solids and Bulk Handling

The storage and bulk handling of grain and powders can produce dusty conditions, with an associated risk of dangerous explosions. Elfab offers a wide range of explosion vents to protect against the hazards of dust explosions within silos and bucket elevators. 

Elfab’s fully opening, non-fragmenting explosion vents are available in single and multi-layer constructions for both flat and domed panels. Our vents come in a range of shapes and sizes, including irregular shapes.

Our unique, state-of-the-art cutting facilities enable us to produce precision-engineered, fully certified explosion vents. We adhere to global design codes to comply with safety legislation around the world.

Elfab is also the only manufacturer to offer an ATEX approved integral burst detection system as standard. Vent-Tel guarantees fail-safe detection and minimises the risk of false alarms. It also allows end-users to comply with HSE regulations.

Our explosion vents for solids and bulk handling offer:

  • A range of sizes, burst pressures and temperature ranges
  • Vacuum and back pressure capability
  • Low installation costs with a maintenance-free design
  • ATEX approved detection device 11 1GD EEx ia IIC
  • Non-fragmenting designs
  • Fail-safe rapid full venting

We have over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing bespoke explosion vents, so please contact our customer service team to discuss your particular requirements.