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Inferno: Dust Explosion at Imperial Sugar

        

Inferno: Dust Explosion at Imperial Sugar

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"the video includes a new four-minute 3-D computer animation depicting the first explosion – known as a “primary event” – that likely occurred inside a recently enclosed sugar conveyor, which was followed by massive secondary dust explosions that destroyed the plant’s sugar packing buildings. As CSB Chairman John Bresland noted in the video, “The accident at Imperial Sugar was the deadliest industrial dust explosion in the United States in decades. It illustrates the extremely serious nature... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: October 22, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 12, 2011
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Keywords: secondary explosion, explosion, combustible dust, dust

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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Each site has differnt technical requirements.  The You tube site works well in most browsers
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

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