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‘Super-light dust explosion’ blamed for Foxconn iPad 2 factory in Chengdu

Posted on: May 21, 2011

The explosion was caused by a (aluminium dust explosions) super-light dust explosion.

May 20, 2011 we reported on an explosion at Foxconn’s iPad factory in Chengdu, China that killed two and injured sixteen people. Now an explanation for the cause has surfaced.

“At about 19:20 Beijing Time, in Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Park West the Foxconn Building A5 production building exploded,” China Financial Daily reports.

“2,3,4 [floors of the building] are affected, the wall shattered,” CFD reports.  “The building is the production lines for Apple’s iPad 2,” CFD reports.


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