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  • ASTM D7202 - 11 standard test method for determination of beryllium in the workplace using field-based extraction and optical fluorescence detection

    Exposure to beryllium can cause a potentially fatal disease, and occupational exposure limits for beryllium in air and on surfaces have been established to reduce exposure risks to potentially affected workers (4, 5). Sampling and analytical methods for beryllium are needed in order to meet the challenges relating to exposure assessment and risk reduction. Field-portable sampling and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Aerodyne Announces the Vacu-Valve(R) Platypus Trickle Valve as Low-Cost Alternative to Rotary Airlocks

    Aerodyne®, a division of Abanaki Corporation, announces the Vacu-Valve® Platypus Trickle Valve, one of the lowest-cost, lowest-maintenance dust collector valves available. The Vacu-Valve Platypus is a trickle valve that operates as a constant discharge valve for dust ...

  • 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

  • Industrial Maid LLC releases Robotic Welding Hood Series

    Industrial Maid LLC has designed a unique robotic welding smoke and fume collection hood system. The system uses a three stage filter package including a spark arrestance filter, a 4” pleated pre-filter and a 95% multi-pocket main bag filter. The system does not require storage of dust in trays or barrels and does not require compressed air for operation. The low air to cloth ratio and use of ...


    By Industrial Maid LLC

  • RoboVent Expands into the Abrasive Blast Industry

    RoboVent, the industry-leading specialist in air filtration and ventilation systems, has announced its expansion into the abrasive blast industry. The company will leverage its current experience with air filtration systems to cater to an industry similar to those where it already offers exceptional expertise. RoboVent provides state-of-the-art ventilation systems for ...


    By RoboVent

  • First applications of Fidas® 200 S on Faroe Islands

    Two Fidas 200 S, equivalent to our new certified Fidas 200 S devices, were recently supplied by our sales partner “Air Monitors Ltd.” for establishing a database of background air quality data on Faroe Islands. The world’s only certified optical fine dust measurement system for simultaneous determination of PM2.5 and PM10 is used for discovering ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • 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

  • French WWTP are using PCME VIEW 370 for sludge dryer particulate monitoring

    The amount of dust produced in the dryer and later processing plant is affected by the type of dryer installed. As sewage sludge dust has a similar range of figures to wood flour, there is the potential for a dust explosion to occur in the main dryer, dust collection and handling plant, pelletiser and final product discharge plant. The material can also self heat leading to ignition and a slow ...


    By ENVEA

  • 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.

  • Conducting Wipe Sampling After Lead Abatement

    Permanently removing all traces of lead-based paint hazards is a crucial element in the rehabilitation of older buildings, particularly those built prior to 1970. Lead-based paint abatement techniques will be aided by two new ASTM International standards that focus on composite wipe sample preparation for analysis following lead abatement activities in buildings. The new standards are ...


    By ASTM International

  • Air Filtration Specialist, RoboVent, Acquires Bisco Systems

    RoboVent, the industry-leading specialist in air filtration and ventilation systems, has announced its acquisition of Bisco Systems, the trusted dust and fume collection system specialists located in Indianapolis, Indiana. RoboVent provides state-of-the-art ventilation systems for manufacturing industries, in order to improve the quality of production and employee ...


    By RoboVent

  • EPA Releases First Round of Data from its Lower Manhattan Test and Clean Program on Web

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the first round of sampling results from its Lower Manhattan Test and Clean program, established to identify the possible presence of contaminants associated with the collapse of the World Trade Center buildings. EPA has posted this round of data on its Web site. The Agency is continuing to test residential and commercial spaces and ...

  • Aerodyne Announces the Unique StopTight(R) Slide Gate Material Handling Valve

    Aerodyne®, a division of Abanaki Corporation, announces the StopTight Slide Gate material handling valve, a dependable, dust-tight component for controlling flow in a bulk material system. The unique slide gate drive action eliminates the need for racks, pinions, cams, ...

  • Market For Air Cartridges To Exceed $1000 Million In Europe In 2010

    Cartridges are finding increased use as gas turbine intake filters and also to replace tubular bags in dust collector applications.  The big growth is going to be in Asia, but there will be modest growth in Europe as well.  A new European analysis has been added to the online market reports: Air Filtration and Purification: World Markets and Fabric Filters and Elements: World Markets, published ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • $280 billion air and water treatment markets

    The performance of filters and other air and water treatment equipment can now not only be monitored remotely but optimized by sophisticated software programs. Increasingly plants see advantages in outsourcing maintenance. Materials developed for compressed air filtration may find use in dust collection and liquid purification. As a result, many companies are now interested in the broader ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New York becomes first US city to pass electronics recycling law

    New York City Council this week passed groundbreaking legislation to launch a city-wide electronics recycling program for the 25,000 tons of discarded electronics the City collects annually, making it the first major municipality in the nation to tackle the rising tide of discarded electronics in the waste stream.  “Every time you turn around there’s a new iPod or iPhone, a new slimmer laptop or ...

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA cites ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, for exposing workers to various safety and health hazards

    ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 17 safety and health violations, including combustible dust hazards. Proposed penalties total $54,000. OSHA began investigating the materials manufacturing facility on Cement Plant Road in March. Sixteen serious violations were cited, including failing to provide ...

  • 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

  • Vacuum Sweeper Hako Hamster 800

    Especially for dust-free cleaning of small to medium-sized areas, Hako is now presenting the Hako Hamster 800. The manually-operated vacuum sweeper has been designed with a robust all-steel chassis and the high sweeping performance for use in the commercial area and by service providers. The equipment features, which can already be classed as luxurious, thereby ensure relaxed, comfortable and ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • Coal-Tar-Sealant a Major Source of PAH Contamination in Milwaukee Streams

    Runoff from pavement with coal-tar-based sealant is the primary source of toxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, to streambed sediments in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a U.S. Geological Survey and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District ...

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