dust collector Articles

  • Wet Dust Collection for Brick Crushing - Case study

    Whirl Wet dust collector chosen for brick crushing and face brick manufacturing. Hanson Brick is North America’s largest brick manufacturer, with a capacity of more than 1.7 billion bricks. It also is the region’s only kiln-fired face brick manufacturer. Material mined for Hanson’s facility is shale and sand, in an 80/20 mix. To collect dusts from ...

  • Baghouse dust collector helps improve casting process one step at a time case study

    Cascade Dafo, Fernadale, Wash., designs and manufac- tures dynamic ankle and foot orthoses (orthotic braces) to help im- prove the mobility of children and adults with neuromuscular chal- lenges. In the past, the company used a cartridge dust collector to collect dust generated during the finishing step of a manual plaster-casting process. When the company auto- mated the casting process, it ...


    By Scientific Dust Collectors

  • Improving the cleaning cycle in baghouse collectors

    ABSTRACT: Background The reverse pulse jet baghouse has been around for over 45 years and the cleaning cycle has not changed very much since that time. The cleaning cycle is the most important part of the dust collector because it controls efficiency and media life. In a generic baghouse, the cleaning system is comprised of a blowpipe that is located typically approximately three inches above ...


    By Scientific Dust Collectors

  • What You Need to Know About Cyclone Dust Collectors

    Cyclone dust collectors are brilliant cleaning devices and once you have decided to use one, you must understand the job it does. A cyclone dust collector is different from other dust collectors, which is the first thing so you don’t get confused. Dust collectors remove dust particles as well as harmful pollutants flowing in the work environment. However, cyclone dust collectors are more ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • New Nozzle Technology “Cleaning More with Less”

    This technical paper will explain the new nozzle technology developed by Scientific Dust Collectors that allows high air-to-cloth ratio baghouses to use 80psig of compressed air instead of the industry standard 100psig.   The reverse pulse jet baghouse has been around for over 50 years and the cleaning cycle has not changed very much during that time. The cleaning cycle is the most important ...


    By Scientific Dust Collectors

  • Advantages of cleaning without a venturi in baghouse collectors

    ABSTRACT: Background The cleaning cycle is the most important part of the dust collector because it controls efficiency and media life. In order to clean a row of bags in a reverse pulse jet baghouse first the flow of filtered air must be momentarily stopped and then back flushed or “induce” air to knock the dust cake off the outside of the filter media. A venturi at the top of the ...


    By Scientific Dust Collectors

  • Selecting a Cyclone Dust Collector

    Cyclone dust collectors are easily confused with normal dust collectors. These are different and proficient to removing large amounts of harmful dust and rough material particles that are flowing in the air. Cyclone dust collectors can also pick up contaminants before hitting the filter. When it comes to the process of filtration, cyclone ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Baghouse FAQ

    The Most Frequently Asked Questions on a Baghouse Project Are you looking into getting a baghouse for your next dust collector project? How do you know if it’s the right dust collector for your application? In this blog post we’ll be helping you explore the ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • Cartridge Dust Collector FAQ

    What type of dust collector is compact, efficient, and cost effective? Finding the right sized dust collector becomes is a top priority when you have multiple equipment, employees, and a dust collector working together in a small space. When height or space restrictions become a problem, a customer can typically solve it by installing a compact cartridge collector. A cartridge collector ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • Surrette Battery Company replaces baghouse with Whirl Wet Dust Collector for Pasting Operation

    Surrette Battery Company Limited, Springhill, Nova Scotia is a leading lead-acid battery manufacturer, and Canada's only independent battery manufacturer. The battery company manufactures long-life, true 'deep cycle' battery systems for railroad, marine, industrial and renewable energy applications. Surrette Battery wanted a corrosion-free system that would withstand acid fumes from a paste mixer ...

  • What Dust Collector is Right for My Application?

    Reliable dust collectors are critical for the optimal operation of most industrial and manufacturing facilities. A well chosen dust collector will ensure high air quality for both workers and equipment. Without an appropriate filter, particles can clog up your equipment, contaminate products, reduce overall operational efficiency, and put worker health at risk. Dust collectors are available in ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • Wet dust collection for Chemical powders - Case study

    Industrial Dust Collector Systems capture chemical powders. A multinational chemical manufacturer specified Tri-Mer Industrial dust collector technology for a mixing and blending operation. The system provides 99%+ collection efficiency over a wide range of micron sizes. Whirl Wet industrial dust collection is a leading choice in chemical and ...

  • Wet Dust Collection for Lead Oxide Dusts - Case Study

    Surrette Battery Company replaces baghouse with Whirl Wet Dust Collector. Surrette Battery Company Limited, Springhill, Nova Scotia is a leading lead-acid battery manufacturer, and Canada’s only independent battery manufacturer. The battery company manufactures long-life, true “deep cycle” battery systems for railroad, marine, industrial and renewable ...

  • Wet Dust Collectors: Options and Operations

    A wet dust collector comes in the choice of three variations and these are: gas/liquid contact, gas/liquid separation and gas humidification. The difference between the three is based on how the dust is collected and separated inside the system. A wet dust collector, also known as a wet scrubber, ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Uni-wash wet dust collectors reduce industrial dust hazards

    Metal dust — it can be a fabricator’s worst nightmare. In particular, the combination of dry aluminum dust and steel dust is literally a disaster waiting to happen. The National Fire Protection Association has a list of metal dusts and the specific PPM that the air can hold of each before the serious risk of an explosion arises. As a worksite approaches the PPM safety limits of one or ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • How an Industrial Dust Collector Fixes Sawdust Problems

    Saw dust and wood dust are potential problems in all woodworking settings. Woodworking environments will always have wood and wood dust shavings, which can lead to many health and fire dangers. What Is Wood Dust? Wood dust is categorized as a particulate airborne pollutant. A precious tool like ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Portable Dust Collectors can be very useful

    Thousands of industrial and commercial settings worldwide use portable dust collectors. Processes that create fumes, dust, mist or smoke require this system, as it is not only essential to remove the dust, but also ensures both the employees and work environment are safe. Design of a Portable Dust Collector ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • The Function and Purpose of Portable Dust Collectors

    Portable dust collectors are movable devices that are useful to decrease and collect contaminant substances from the air in your work environment, producing units and plants. Portable dust collectors are small devices and portable, which means they can easily be transferred from place to place. Structure The ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Baghouse Dust Removal Options

    As dust discharges into your dust collector’s hopper, ensuring you have the right removal method is going to help minimize problems that could arise due to dust build up. A hopper is designed to be temporary storage for your dust discharge. If you have excessive dust build-up in your hopper it can block off your dust collector air flow and cause a loss of suction throughout your dust ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • Filter Your Air with Cartridge Dust Collector

    A cartridge dust collector uses filtering cartridges and is a self-cleaning dust collector. The cartridges it uses are made from synthetic fibers and cellulose that is treated chemically. This ensures the particles are efficiently collected without forming an excessive pressure drop in the system. Structure A cartridge dust collector uses an air-jet cleaning structure to preserve ...


    By ProVent, LLC

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