Category Archives: ATEX

Safe Installation in ATEX-certified combustible dust zone

Our Client Our client is a specialist manufacturer of pigments. Consequently, managing dust and fine powders is a day-to-day requirement. The Issue A mixer was installed on-site in an area that had been designated a combustible dust risk zone under ATEX/DSEAR regulations. A … Continue reading

Categories Installation, Design, Documentation, Software, News, ATEX, Case Study

Operating in Combustible Dust Environments

As demonstrated in the case of the Bosley Mill Explosion in 2015, combustible dust can present a significant danger in processing environments. Up until quite recently, ignorance of these risks had led to a degree of complacency across many manufacturing sectors. … Continue reading

Categories Technical Information, Services, News, ATEX, Denca Development

The explosive dangers of dust and powders

In July 2015 an explosion at a wood mill is Bosley near Macclesfield killed 4 people.  In subsequent investigations, the Health and Safety Executive implicated ‘Dust Issues’ as the cause of the explosion. The danger of explosive dust and fine powders … Continue reading

Categories Food-Bev, News, Pharma, ATEX, Chemical

Design Insight – Delivering the Best Solution

As a Systems Integration service business, Denca Controls’ work always starts with developing a thorough understanding of our client’s needs.  This understanding is at the heart of effective project design. It is how to meet the client’s needs and objectives while … Continue reading

Categories Technical Information, Design, ATEX, Control Panel Manufacture

Project Design in Practice

A Challenging Environment Denca’s UK-based customer has a facility in West Africa that processes cereals.  They needed to upgrade the electrical controls systems for a series of conveyors that transport the cereal around the plant to different processing stations.  Denca‚Äôs … Continue reading

Categories Food-Bev, News, Technical Information, Services, Design, ATEX, Case Study, Control Panel Manufacture

Control Panels – Plus – The Denca difference

Denca has seen its business manufacturing control panels grow steadily since the panel shop extension was completed at the end of 2014. There are many reasons why our panel business has grown. We deliver quality, attention to detail, service and … Continue reading

Categories Technical Information, ATEX, Denca Development, Control Panel Manufacture

Annual calibration keeps the planes fuelled up

When travelling through an airport, have you ever stopped to think about how the thousands of litres of fuel are delivered to the aircraft, all day, every day, like clockwork? The key is a nationwide network of fuel transport pipelines … Continue reading

Categories News, Sectors, Calibration-Service, ATEX, Case Study

ATEX Certification from Denca

To help you ensure you follow the directives to protect your employees from explosion risk in areas with an explosive atmosphere, Denca offer a full range of ATEX certification services. Our trained technicians can assess your current systems and provide … Continue reading

Categories News, ATEX, Denca Development

Denca’s ATEX documentation impresses . . .

Denca recently carried out an instrument & electrical installation project for a national Oil supply company. The nature of the fuels involved meant the area of the project was classified by the customer as hazardous and given a Zones 1 … Continue reading

Categories News, Technical Information, Case Study, ATEX, Chemical

Growing demand for ATEX design & inspection

Denca has seen a growing interest from customers in our ATEX design and inspection capabilities. A recent example was the request by a Liverpool based chemical company to carry out complete site compliance checks.One of Denca’s engineers was based on … Continue reading

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