Dust Control News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • MACPRESSE @DRUPA, Düsseldorf, 31 May – 10 June 2016

    The fair trade DRUPA  represents an important event for key operators of the printing equipment sector. A showcase of cutting-edge technologies for the printing, packaging, certified green printing and 3D printing sectors. We will be present with our solutions for box plants, printing plants ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • New EnergyTech 301 Dust Monitor

    CODEL International has just released the EnergyTech 301, a new and advanced tribo-electric dust monitor evolving from tried and tested technology. The new EnergyTech 301 has dual capability as it can be used as an indicative monitor and also be calibrated in mg/m3 as a quantitative monitor. The sensor features an integral ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • CODEL International releases new EnergyTech range

    EnergyTech is a new range of gas and particulate analysers focused on power generation process, safety and efficiency. The EnergyTech 101 is a low cost optical dust/smoke monitor, the 301 is a new tribo-electric dust monitor that can be used in indicative and calibrated modes. The EnergyTech 200 series is a new range of mill, silo and other combustion process monitors configurable from 1 to 4 ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • Highly efficient Echarge Electrostatic Collector achieves extremely high removal efficiency on micron and submicron particulate

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of clean air, product and heat recovery systems, has announced availability of their new ECharge Electrostatic Collector for high removal efficiency of smoke-type micron and submicron particles, droplets, and aerosols along with odor issues caused by these particles. Designed to easily meet PM 2.5 environmental regulations, the ECharge is ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • NIOSH Publishes Nanotechnology Safety Program Guide for SMEs

    On April 4, 2016, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a report entitled Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce: A Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises. The report states that employees may be at risk of exposure by inhalation, skin absorption, or ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Macrotek collaborates with E and E Technologies to Serve Southeastern US Market

    Macrotek Inc., a global leader in air pollution control, is pleased to announce a selling arrangement with Energy and Environmental Technologies Inc. (E and E Tech) for representation of all Macrotek products and services in the Southeastern United States. The partnership gives E and E Tech exclusive rights to sell Macrotek’s custom air pollution control products, such as packed bed ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

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