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  • New Bulletin Summarizes Dust Collection Products

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a Product Overview Brochure on its line of dust and fume collection systems to clean up industrial processes. The new literature provides a convenient two-page overview of the company's installed and portable dust collection equipment as well as dust collector accessories and filters, industrial vacuums and ...


  • Aerodyne Presents High-Efficiency Horizontal Dust Collection

    CLEVELAND - Aerodyne,a specialist in solving dry material handling problems, has overcome the challenge of designing an effective dust collection system that will fit the limited space available in many plants.   Most cyclone dust collectors must be installed outdoors or partially protruding through the roof due to low overhead ...

  • OSHA Fines Plant Rocked By Dust Collection System Fire And Explosion

    OSHA fined the New England Wood Pellet, LLC a total of $147,000 over safety violations after a combustible dust fire and explosion rocked the company’s plant in Jaffrey, NH last week. The fines, which are some of the biggest yet this year, and the accompanying report on the incident that criticizes the company for failing to “effectively minimize and address clearly recognized hazards ...


    By Baghouse.com

  • Aquest Corporation is the New England Leader in the Design and Installation of OSHA Compliant Dust Collection Systems and Wet Collectors for Combustible Dust

    Aquest Corporation is an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the design and install of OSHA, NFPA compliant dust collection systems for the removal of combustible dust. Somers, CT (PRWEB) November 27, 2012 Aquest Corporation designs, engineers, installs and sells a complete line of dust collection and ...


    By PRWeb

  • Aerodyne Steps In Where Traditional Dust Collection Methods Fail

    Aerodyne®, a division of Abanaki Corporation, has installed a new dust collection system for a manufacturer of specialty industrial chemical products for a unique project in which multiple attempts at efficient dust collection had previously failed. The chemical ...

  • “Dust Collection System Myth Busting” Webinar – Tuesday, March 4, 2014 12:00 pm EST

    Have you ever wondered if what you've heard regarding how to safely collect and handle combustible dusts or why your dust collection system isn't working as efficiently and effectively as it should is actually true? Join us online as we help separate myth from fact in a webinar sponsored by United Air Specialists and hosted by Powder & Bulk Engineering magazine titled: "Dust ...

  • The McGill Dust Suppression Baffle System controls fugitive dust

    The service division of McGill AirClean offers a dust suppresion baffle system. The baffle is a gravity-operated dust control device consisting of pivotally mounted baffles and fixed metal deflectors. It controls fugitive dust when free-flowing bulk materials are being loaded and unloaded. The McGill dust supression baffle system can be used for a variety of dust-handling ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Industrial Maid introduces new modular EB 56 weld fume and dust collection unit

    Industrial Maid introduces the new Model EB56 series packaged air filtration unit. This system is designed to handle welding smoke and fumes, grinding dust and other airborne particulates. The powerful 4500 CFM, 5 HP motor with a direct drive high pressure BI composite blower makes the system quiet, efficient and easy to service. The air passes through a spark baffle for arrestance, then moves ...


    By Industrial Maid LLC

  • Tape-Lift Fungal Material Collection

    Taking a tape-lift sample is one of the main practices used by indoor environmental quality investigators for detecting whether mold structures (for example, spores and hyphae) have either settled onto or colonized the surface. Despite the popularity of the method, there can be significant inconsistency in how tape lifts are collected. A new ASTM International standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • More reasons not to store dust in your dust collector hopper

    One of the most common baghouse operation practices that we find when we send a dust collector technical advisor out to various facilities is that many plant unwisely use the hopper on their dust collector for storage of the collected dust. Sometimes this is done unwittingly, as maintenance staff simply overlook emptying the hopper on a regular basis. Other times, this is more or less included ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • The combustible dust fire and explosion Pentagon

    In February 1999, an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts killed three and injured nine. Almost four years later in January 2003, an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant killed six and injured 38. A month later, seven are killed in an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant and 37 more are injured; and in February 2008, an explosion at a Georgia sugar ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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.

  • Macrotek Wins Another Dust Collector Contract

    Air pollution provider, Macrotek Inc., recently announced receipt of a dust collection system contract. The system includes a baghouse support structure, ducting, fan, stack, and controls for a large multinational metal recovery and recycling facility in Ontario. The unit is fully integrated with complete ducting. One key consideration in designing the system is a challenging light material that ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Phoenix Industrial Dust Explosion Sends Workers to the Hospital

    Last month, two workers were rushed to a Phoenix hospital after suffering second and third degree burns following a combustible dust fire at their place of employment.  The explosion occurred while the employees were cleaning a loft area of the business that had accumulated significant wood dust.   Combustible dust explosions happen all too often in the work environment and they can ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Indoor dust poses significant endocrine disruptor risk

    The risks from exposure to outdoor pollution or sources like tobacco smoke are well known, but indoor dust can also pose health risks, especially to young children. New evidence shows that indoor dust is highly contaminated by persistent and endocrine-disrupting chemicals, including some chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which have been banned since the 1970s. Endocrine ...

  • Abu Dhabi bets on anti-dust solar panels

    Abu Dhabi is teaming up with a global electronics company to develop better coatings for solar panels to make them cheaper and easier to keep clean in desert conditions. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stands to benefit from concentrated solar power (CSP) — a technology that uses ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • Study sees little dust risk for subway workers

    New York subway commuters may worry more about rats and rising fares than dust floating through the system, but for the workers who spend their whole shift below ground, air quality has long been a concern. Results from a new pilot study using miniaturized air samplers to look at steel dust exposure may help them breathe easier. Steel dust, produced as thousands of train wheels roll through the ...

  • CSB nine years later, still no dust regulation – urges OSHA to finalize combustible dust safety standard

    Nine years after the first of a series of deadly combustible dust explosions in the U.S., the CSB (Chemical Safety Board) is imploring OSHA to take decisive action and finalize its court-ordered Combustible Dust Standard. Investments in plant dust collection systems will be vital to meeting the new proposed standards. Imperial Sugar Refinery in Port Wentworth, Ga, 14 dead, 38 injured; various ...


    By Baghouse.com

  • Newly-developed Recycling Technology Simultaneously Sorts and Collects Three Types of Plastic

    Panasonic Corporation recently developed a recycling technology that simultaneously sorts and collects three types of plastic - PP, PS, and ABS - from shredded dust produced at home electronics appliances recycling plants at three times the speed of conventional systems. This technology will help accelerate the use of recycled plastic. Panasonic Corporation recently developed a recycling ...

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