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Wood dust, one of ten explosive materials revealed

Recent research has revealed ten unexpectedly explosive materials, including wood dust, due to combustible dust.  Experts in dust extraction, Extraction Solutions, found the explosive power of ten non-suspecting materials using the KST deflagration index of dust, which ranges from no risk of explosion (ST 0) to a very strong explosion rating (ST 3).