Coal and biomass piles oxidation process can lead to spontaneous combustion. This spontaneous self-ignition can result in difficult to control fires and presents serious safety and economical problem.
Due to the risk of spontaneous heating and combustion of coal and biomass piles, the customer is responsible to follow industry guidelines for safe management of storage piles, including recommendations for pile angles, compression, surface smoothing and hot and cold spot continuous monitoring.
- Continuous temperature monitoring and recording of stockpiles with ThermoView TV40 thermal imager.
- Using ThermoViewTV40 provides a clear and visible display and alarm outputs when hot spots are detected.
- With ThermoView software you can set up alarms that will trigger action by plant personnel to prevent a major onset of fire. The success of these actions can be immediately assessed by checking the real-time thermal image.