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Identifying Materials & Equipment

Combustible Dusts

Minimum Ignition Energy

A certain amount of energy is needed to ignite any combustible dust. Minimum ignition energies are determined under ideal conditions and higher energies are usually required under field conditions. The minimum energy is not used in determining group classifications, but it is used in determining whether a material has a high enough ignition sensitivity A measure of the ease by which a cloud of combustible dust could be ignited. to warrant classifying an area or including a material in a list of combustible dusts. The minimum ignition energies (MIE) for dusts are typically many times the energies required for gases.

MIE Examples
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