Dust Explosion Research


About myDustExplosionResearch.com

The purpose of this website is to build a community around dust explosion prevention, protection, and research. The goal is to connect the dust explosion community to increase awareness of combustible dust hazards, and provide useful and educational material to powder handling industries, regulators, equipment and service providers, and researchers.


About Chris

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Chris is a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. He uses computer modeling to study flame propagation in hybrid mixtures of combustible dust and flammable gas, and has a passion for science communication. Through the website and newsletter Chris is committed to providing interesting and useful content to the dust explosion community and to increase the awareness of combustible dust hazards.


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Signup below to join the community of over 650 combustible dust practitioners and researchers, and receive the latest dust explosion news, research articles, and educational material directly in your inbox. You may remove yourself from the list at anytime and I am committed to maintaining your privacy and providing you with informative material.

Current Members

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Current Projects

The following is a list of current projects:

  • Weekly tracking of dust explosion incidents worldwide (Subscribe to the Newsletter)

  • Reporting on equipment failure and incident causes (Free Download)

  • Literature summaries of academic literature (See Blog Categories)

  • Expert round-up: #1 problem facing combustible dust community (Post)


Connect with Chris

If you have any comments or suggestions on website/newsletter material please do not hesitate to reach out. This community is designed for you and your feedback will help improve the material provided.

  • Email: chris@myDustExplosionResearch.com

  • Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-cloney/

  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/DustExResearch