Wilhelm Jost Institut Förderverein e.V.

Autoignition - Glow Temperature

Definition:

The glow temperature describes the minimum ignition temperature of a dust layer with a one-sided thermal load.

 

Testing Method:

according to VDE 0170/171

 

Safety-relevant meaning:

 

The glowing temperature is one of the relevant sizes for the selection of electrical and non electric equipment in areas, where dust deposits can occur.

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