Dust Control News

  • Saharan dust enhances carbon trapping by ocean deserts

    A new study led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reveals that that dust generated by land erosion has large repercussions for oceanic processes and planetary climate. Wind-driven Saharan dust to the remote Atlantic Ocean not only provides phytoplankton with essential nutrients to promote their growth, but the dust particles themselves are ballasting these carbon-rich microscopic plants, ...

  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Hansford Sensors launches new intrinsically safe vibration monitoring connection enclosure

    Hansford Sensors, the leading global manufacturer of high performance industrial accelerometers, has launched a new intrinsically safe connection enclosure for industrial and process vibration monitoring. The HS-ICE enclosure provides a compact, self-contained terminal to take readings from accelerometers via portable data-collectors. The multi-channel unit can be configured from 1 to 24 ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • A New Year – Used machines!

    Because we want to save space and transport during our move to Igling, we are offering 25 of our used plants under special conditions! Our used plants have got feelings and want to be used and so that they don´t just gather dust and pass on out of sadness you should have a quick look at our website and see if you can find the equipment that can help you fulfill your needs. All plants have ...

  • LGD F200 Platform 2 – “More Possibilities” for field use

    In mid-2016, Axetris launched the Platform 2 of the popular LGD F200, with a range of improvements that offer “more possibilities” for use in real-world applications. One such possibility is to configure an additional relay output and alarm available as an analog output. Relay Alarm Configuration The  ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • New modification of VIY3-700 GPR: VIY3-700h

    The new GPR has the name of VIY3-700h The main difference from standard VIY3-700 GPR is in the flexible handle with small odometer wheel. That innovation makes the device a very helpful tool for manual sounding of walls, concrete constructions etc. The main features of the new measuring wheel: Unlike standard  VO-20 odometer, this one is bidirectional, that ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • ANDRITZ to supply tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee to Brazil

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Carta Fabril to supply a PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with steel Yankee and steam-heated hood for its mill in Anápolis, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for January 2019. The PrimeDry Steel Yankee delivered by ANDRITZ has a diameter of 22 ft. and thus is the largest for tissue worldwide. The combination with the ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • PCB-Containing Caulk Found in Many Homes and Buildings

    Caulking is a common building material found in virtually all homes and buildings. The flexible material is used to seal gaps and joints to make them water and airtight.  Unfortunately, many caulking materials used in the past to build and renovate residential and commercial properties contained polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). According to research conducted by the U.S. Environmental ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Engineering Complete For Gold Mine Dust Collector Contract

    Macrotek Inc., a global supplier of air pollution control equipment, announced successful bid of a dust collector system contract for a new gold mine in Eurasia. Macrotek will design and build two enhanced dust collection systems, including collectors with advanced filter media, support steel, a fan and stack. Engineering is currently complete for shipment scheduled in 2017. About ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • A cloud sensor measuring more than just clouds: The CHM 15k

    Atmospheric and non-atmospheric parameters in the air space challenge researchers, weather services and airports. Although these applications pursue different targets, there’s one sensor system, satisfying all of those users: the CHM 15k. It scans the atmosphere in heights of up to 15 km and detects clouds, ...

  • Brochure showcases products for dust, mist, fume collection

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a core products brochure that showcases the company’s dust, mist, and fume collection equipment for manufacturers. The 16-page brochure includes an overview of the company’s flagship lines of Farr Gold Series® dust collectors and HemiPleat® filters, including features, benefits, and applications. Also featured are the Handte EM ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • 25 Years of Success – Outokumpu Stainless DC Plasma Smelting Facility

    Design is not just what it looks and feels like. Design is how it works. Between 1982 and 1987, British Steel (Outokumpu today) made extensive investigations into the treatment of steel dust. Their research was far and wide and covered off many various methods of recycling, including alternative to plasma technologies. But, in 1985, they engaged Tetronics International to carry out a ...

  • RWS Manufacturing Cited for Repeat Violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection of RWS Manufacturing Inc., a miscellaneous wood product manufacturing company, on Jan 13, 2016, as a follow-up to a previous 2012 inspection which yielded a total of 22 violations. That follow-up ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Camfil APC Makes Organizational Changes

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC; Jonesboro, Arkansas) has appointed John Poehler director of reseller/rep sales. In the newly created post, he will oversee the company's regional sales managers and network of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment distributors and representatives in the United States and Canada. Mr. Poehler will also manage a reorganized internal group designed to support ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Capacity Building and Technology Update: TEC Highlights 20 Years of Technological Assistance; Capacity-Building Activities Focus on DRR, Combating Desertification

    The past weeks' activities under and outside the UNFCCC sought to build developing countries' capacity on climate change adaptation, disaster risk management (DRM) and other climate change-related issues, and to identify additional opportunities with regard to capacity building, and technology development and transfer. The recent developments reported here contribute to the implementation of a ...

  • Diversitech Launches the WX Series of Wet Dust Collectors

    Does Your Work Application Need a Wet Dust Collector? One of the serious by-products of many industrial work applications is known as combustible dust. If dust is combustible, it greatly increases the risk for explosion or fire, and with it the risk for severe injury or death. In addition to the human toll, combustible dust fires or explosions can also be devastating to a ...


    By DiversiTech Inc

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Lead in New York City and the Tri-State Area

    According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), while many people worry about lead in their homes or in the environment, for some, the workplace may offer the greatest potential for exposure.  Lead is a toxic heavy metal that is often combined with other metals to produce alloys. Lead and lead alloys are used to make batteries, ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Commission proposes to protect workers better from cancer-causing chemicals

    Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total. The number of deaths attributed to occupational cancer in the EU is reported to be around 102,000 per year. To improve protection for workers from cancer-causing chemicals, the Commission today proposes changes to ...


    By European Commission

  • Rainstorms raise airborne dust problem

    Researchers have identified an unexpected generator of the fine organic dust that blows in the wind. They blame it on raindrops. Researchers from two national laboratories in the US, and colleagues, report in Nature ...


    By Climate News Network

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