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Industrial Ventilation

GCM Consultants possesses a strong industrial ventilation and air treatment experience in all activity sectors. We offer all the necessary expertise for the prevention of explosions in industrial settings and the mitigation of their impact on both people and property.



Dust and fumes collecting and handling

  • PFDs and P&IDs
  • Hoods and dust and fumes collecting networks design
  • Laboratories

Process emissions control

  • Wet atomization systems
  • Filters, scrubbers, wet cleaners, electrostatic filters, etc.

Make-up air

  • HVAC design
  • Power saving

Pneumatic conveying

  • Pneumatic conveying system design
  • Product bagging

Combustible dusts and gases

  • Combustible dust characterization (granulometry, Kst, Pmax, MIE, MEC, MIT, LOC, resistivity, etc.) 
  • Design of explosion protection systems for cyclones, separators, silos, bucket elevators, chutes, etc.
  • 3D modelling for equipment Pred calculations
  • Nitrogen blanketing
  • Static electricity control and lightning protection

Operation, maintenance and engineering personnel training

  • Combustible dusts
  • Design, diagnostic and problem-solving principles


  • Conformity of installations to NFPA
  • Master plan preparation
  • Diagnostic and performance audit of collecting networks and air treatment systems



  • Sustainable Development
  • GHG Reduction
  • Treatment of contaminants in gaseous and liquid effluents and soil remediation
  • Assistance for permit request preparation

Process Safety Management

  • HAZOP, LOPA, etc. Reviews
  • Facility Siting
  • Training and procedures
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) – SIL Analysis
  • Management of explosive dusts


  • CFEI – Certified Fire and Explosion Investigation
  • NFPA – National Fire Prevention Association

Our industrial ventilation experts

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