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Minimum ignition temperature (MIT layer and cloud)

It is the lowest temperature at which the dust ignition process starts. It determines whether a present heat source is able of initiating the process or not. The corresponding test can be done either with the dust forming a cloud (MIT-c) or deposited in a layer (MIT-l).


  • EN 50281-2-1:1998, EN 13237:2003 (E).



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