Earlier today 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 explosion [was] caused by a super-light dust explosion,” CFD reports. “The building is the production lines for [Apple’s] iPad 2.”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Makes sense. Think grain silo explosion:
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “qka” for the heads up.]
Explosion rocks Foxconn iPad factory in Chengdu, China; 2 dead, 16 injured – May 20, 2011