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Glassflake – Fire Protection

Glassflake – Fire Protection

Over recent years fire protection has been a growing market for the consumption of glassflake materials, particularly in coating applications. Passive fire protection products provide localised protection, via thermal insulation, to a wide range of substrates. ...

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Glassflake Effect Pigments

Glassflake Effect Pigments

Substrate-based pearlescent effect pigments are used in a wide variety of applications in order to mimic the lustre of natural pearls. These pigments are composed of high refractive index coatings on transparent substrates. The coated pigments have a smooth surface so they are light reflective, whilst maintaining a high degree of transparency. ...

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When is the right time to assess risk?

When is the right time to assess risk?

It is well understood that risk is a two-dimensional concept.  We cannot understand risk if we do not have the means to predict the consequences of an incident, or the likelihood at which it might occur. What is not quite as well considered, however, is when exactly in the hazard assessment process we should be trying to put a number on these parameters....

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Risk tolerability targets; misconceived, misunderstood and misapplied

Risk tolerability targets; misconceived, misunderstood and misapplied

Following on from the assessment of individual and societal risk, the next step in an assessment for high hazard sites is to compare the results to a set of risk tolerability criteria to demonstrate that risk is tolerable and As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP), or determine what more could be done.....

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Fully segregated fire rated storage

Fully segregated fire rated storage

When the University of Exeter needed to store a number of hazardous waste chemicals onsite while waiting for waste disposal collection they turned to hazardous materials experts, Chemstore UK....

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