Air Cleaning Articles

  • Mining Emissions Effectively Monitored with Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    Mining operations include blasting, excavating, scraping, and sifting large amounts of dirt. These activities create dust and other emissions that are transported by air currents to surrounding areas. It is easy to say that dangerous particulate matter (PM) generated by mining should be monitored and kept to a minimum; however, it is very challenging to measure the levels of contaminants in the ...

  • What are some maintenance Tips for Wildco Core Samplers?

    Cleaning Wildco® corer valves: Keep valves and seats in corer heads free of dirt, grease and oil to maintain a good air seal. It’s best to clean valve and seat after each sample with 70% ethyl alcohol. Chemical removal of rust stains from stainless steel: Stainless steel parts may show a rust stain, indicating an active corrosion cell area which should be deactivated. These are ...

  • What is the best way to do trace metal sampling?

    All samplers contaminate or distort in some way. • Plastics may leach metals from ultraviolet inhibitors, metal-organic plasticizers, (rarely) metal catalysts. • Teflon has a rough porous surface into which ions, fine charged particles, and very fine particles may become attached. Errors may occur in your first sample due to these trapped trace elements. • ...

  • Optimizing air flows to aeration basins – Case Study

    As a result of clean energy mandates and the rising cost of energy, wastewater treatment facilities around the country are retrofitting their instrumentation to run highly efficient, cost-effective, clean facilities. To reduce emissions and produce clean energy, solid wastes are often digested in large digester tanks to reduce the volume of waste (sludge) and produce more biogas, which is then ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) compliant medical waste incinerators in Kenya - Case Study

    Providing advanced solutions to treating Medical Waste whilst complying with all government environmental regulations. The correct solution for treating Kenyas' medical waste Ensuring all international emissions guidelines are adhered to is essential for safe destruction of Medical waste. We recently completed the commissioning of two of our Medical Incinerators ...

  • Selecting the right air duct cleaning tools for the job!

    Part 1 – Cleaning Tools for Residential/Light Commercial Projects Residential air duct cleaning contractors face the challenge of cleaning a wide variety of ducts; sheet metal, flex duct, ductboard, internally lined ductwork, etc. Unfortunately with this many different types of ductwork there is no one magic cleaning tool that can clean every type and size of duct.  Selecting ...


    By Vac Systems

  • Plastic Plus Case Study

    Founded in 1974 as a small, family-run business, Plastic Plus has evolved into Canada’s largest independent optical lab and remains at the forefront of lens manufacturing. In 2017, Plastic Plus was named the Optical Lab Products (OLP) Lab Innovator of the Year. Its brand-new 30,000 square foot facility in Toronto has doubled the size of its manufacturing space, allowing for a 50% increase ...


    By Diversitech

  • Flow measurement with PicoFlow - Case Study

    Application A waste incineration plant produces exhaust gases during the incineration process. These gases need to be cleaned. Therefore hearth furnace coke is used continuously and, if needed, lime hydrate. Both materials are stored in silos. Via a rotary valve the two materials are blown from the storage places into a conveying air fl ow and thereby reach the ...


    By ENVEA

  • John M. Stuart Career Center Case Study

    The Stuart Career Center, located in Baytown, Texas, has offered comprehensive vocational and career training to local high school students since 1974. Among its offerings, the Stuart Career Center boasts a detailed Welding curriculum that addresses the needs of both new and advanced students alike. The Problem The ...


    By Diversitech

  • Frederick Community College Case Study

    Established in 1957, Frederick Community College (FCC) is located in Frederick, Maryland. Today, FCC is home to over 16,000 students and offers over 85 degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce training and continuing education to meet the needs and interests of all members of the community. The Problem As part of its Building ...


    By Diversitech

  • Dust monitoring with ProSens on clean gas side - Case Study

    Application An international mining company extracts minerals under ground for the fabrication of fertilizers. For the long term improvement and safety of the structure stability fi llings and binders (dry bulks) with defi ned recipes are injected locally into former mining cavities. These materials are delivered above ground, stored in silos and afterwards transported in a ...


    By ENVEA

  • Mass flow measurement with SolidFlow 2.0 - Case Study

    Application In an opencast mine, brown coal with a very high content of wax is mined. From this coal, raw montan wax is obtained in different process steps. Therefore, the coal is crushed, dried and impinged with an environmentally friendly solvent to separate the wax from the coal. The acquired montan wax is transported into an evaporation system, where it evaporizes in several ...


    By ENVEA

  • Dust concentration measurement with ProSens - Case Study

    Application A food manufacturer refi nes dairy products. The dust-laden exhaust air created during the manufacturing process is extracted by suction and cleaned by industrial fi lter systems. With increasing abrasion of the fi lter elements, the dust content in the exhaust air may rise and lead to increased environmental pollution. The continuous dust measurement (mg/m3) is ...


    By ENVEA

  • BCP™ 1015 - In an Air Scrubber System and condenser water loop bio-organic deposit clean-up and control - Case Study

    Problem 1 – Fouled Air Scrubber System Image 1: Before BCP™ 1015 treatment: foam & biomass material collected at the screen An air scrubber system located in a high ammonia environment with a low pH (2.8) water and conductivity ofLess than 1000 was exhibiting significant biomass build-up. When screens were pulled for cleaning, the mesh ...


    By AMSA, Inc.

  • A day in the life of Fariha Hassan

    In this new series, we take a look at some of the bright and knowledgeable people behind our success here at AdEdge Water Technologies and see how they tackle their day-to-day challenges. Today we are here with Fariha Hassan, a project manager with AdEdge since 2015. What is your role at AdEdge? ...

  • Keep your Powersports Vehicle in Tip-Top Shape

    Riding your motorcycle on a crisp fall day, feeling the wind on your face and seeing the colorful splendor of the autumn leaves, can be quite an exhilarating experience. Nothing can dampen that feeling more than having to cancel your ride because of a breakdown. Routine maintenance can help prevent unexpected repairs. ...

  • AMC-Monitor T-1000: all-in-one analyzer for the semiconductor industry

    Real-time VOC monitoring in FOUP, fab and the clean-room environment Airborne Molecular Contamination (AMC) is more and more taking center stage in today’s semiconductor manufacturing processes. In the past the focus was on filtering particles from the ambient air in the ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Is the solution to pollution dilution?

    Controls and monitors are part of environments where cleaning and purifying air moves beyond the usual HVAC filters and ventilation air. We can now utilize sensors and real time monitors that identify, track, and assure safe destruction of: mold, odors, allergens, bacteria, viruses, corrosion, chemical gases, and VOCs. Powerful proprietary filter media, adapted to each environment’s unique ...


    By ProMark Associates, Inc.

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