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Furniture Industry

Fire protection in the Furniture Industry

The production of furniture often requires very complex processes. Wooden and other combustible materials are worked in different ways by numerous fast-running machines. Therefore, furniture production holds a high risk of fire. Sparks, glowing embers or particles, generated in different plant areas, can easily cause serious fire and explosions. A GreCon spark detection and extinguishment system significantly increases the safety and protection of the production facilities. It detects sparks in time and automatically extinguishes them – and has done so successfully for more than 40 years.

Danger zones of the furniture productions

  • Saw
  • Press
  • Cyclone
  • Mortiser
  • Conveying facilities
  • Filter
  • Sander
  • Extraction system
  • Silo

The right solution

  • Any  cutting  treatment  generates  potentially  combustible and explosive chips and dust that are concentrated by the extraction systems. Foreign bodies and defective machine  parts  can  be the cause of ignition  sources. Sparks  or  glowing  particles  can be created and reach, via extraction and conveying facilities, filters, silos or bins where they can meet explosive  wood  dust  concentrations  and  quickly cause fire and dust explosions.

  • A fire or explosion can have serious consequences for your company:

    • Injury and loss of human life
    • Damage to machines, transport facilities  and storage space
    • Production interruptions
    • Loss of income
    • Repair costs owing to damaged machines
    • Replacement costs owing to destroyed machines
  • To protect your production, your staff and your machines against fire and explosions, GreCon offers you…

    • a fast, reliable spark extinguishing system which is especially adapted to your production
    • the detection of sparks and glowing particles in the areas at risk
    • the immediate extinguishment of sparks  and glowing particles – in 99 percent of cases without production interruption
    • a record exactly to the millisecond so as to identify and eliminate problems in the process

Protection concept for the Furniture Industry

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