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  • Innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams

    Oy Cyclotec Ltd Reports introduction of innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams previously not attractive for recycling. Up to date due to waste fines contamination most of the fraction smaller then 5-6 mm is not used. Dry screening at 5-6 mm and smaller fractions is not efficient. Wet de dusting methods ...


    By Cyclotec Oy

  • 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)

  • Casella introduces new dust monitoring survey tool

    Dust can be a problem in almost any industry, from bakeries to building sites, and the problem is gaining wider recognition from local authorities and the HSE. Casella CEL has responded with the introduction of an area dust monitoring survey tool that can download its data for monitoring and reporting and run without access to external power for up to 19 hours. Called the Dust Detective, the ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • Separation of contamination from ground PVC window material

    Clean PVC regrind from recycling of PVC window profiles is a valuable raw material, that can be used again for the production of PVC windows. But contamination such as by rubber from seals, polyamide, plasticised PVC, etc are problematic. Such contamination can influence the possibilities of using PVC recyclate or even make the use of recyclate impossible. The rubber seals are therefore normally ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • Optimal separation of iron particles from wood chips

    Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV has developed overbelt electro magnets that are suitable for dusty explosion-sensitive environments in ATEX 22 zones. These magnets are suitable for the removal of iron particles from recycling and/or bulk handling .material flows such as wood, garbage, RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel), hard coal, or cement. In short, materials that will be increasingly recycled and/or used ...

  • “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 ...

  • ASTM D2132 - 12 Standard Test Method for Dust-and-Fog Tracking and Erosion Resistance of Electrical Insulating Materials

    Method—It is possible that electrical insulation in service will fail as a result of tracking, erosion, or a combination of both, if exposed to high relative humidity and contamination environments. This is particularly true of organic insulations in outdoor applications where the surface of the insulation becomes contaminated by deposits of moisture and dirt, for example, ...


    By ASTM International

  • FILTECH, the world`s largest special interest event devoted entirely to filtration and separation technologies

    FILTECH, the world"s largest special interest event devoted entirely to filtration and separation technologies will be held 22-24 March 2011 again in Wiesbaden, Germany, only 25 minutes from Frankfurt International Airport. The Event is a MUST for all decision makers all over the world involved in designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation technologies, ...


    By Filtech Exhibitions Germany

  • Bag Dumping System with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    A new Flexicon Bag Dumping System with glove box, bag compactor and flexible screw conveyor, isolates bulk material from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping and compaction of bags, and the conveying of material downstream. Bags are staged on a stainless steel tabletop and then transferred through ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Polychem Systems, division of Brentwood Industries, Inc., receives ATEX certification in July 2011

    According to the European Directive 94/9/EC, an ATEX Certificate is required for products sold and traded within the European Union (EU) that may be used in a potentially explosive environment created by the presence of flammable gas, vapor, mist or clouds of combustible dust. Polychem Systems, Division of Brentwood Industries, Inc., has received ATEX certification for the components that ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Do you know ... DFP system?

    Test rig for testing filters and filter media under overpressure up to 7 bar With the DFP series, Palas® offers high-precision testing systems for the development and quality control of compressed air filters and filter media. From HEPA qualities with high separating efficiency to pre-filtering qualities, the test rigs in the DFP series deliver clear, fast and therefore cost-effective ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • EPA reaches agreement with Battery Recycling Company, Inc. of Arecibo, Puerto Rico to reduce lead pollution

    Lead is a toxic metal that can have serious, long-term health consequences for adults and children. Even at low levels, lead can cause I.Q. deficiencies, reading and learning disabilities, impaired hearing, reduced attention spans, hyperactivity and other behavioral problems in children. “Lead is a dangerous toxin that can affect a child’s ability to learn. We need to do everything ...

  • 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 Environnement S.A

  • Advanced Cyclone Systems supplies new Hurricane systems for two new application markets

    ACS received an order for a Hurricane cyclone from French company Dexera, designed for the collection of flakes and dust from a milling process at 6,769 m3/h flow rate of nitrogen gas (35 ºC). Expected global efficiency: [99.09 – 99.42] %. Another Hurricane cyclone will be supplied for Portuguese company Microlime, specialized in lime and derived products. Its goal ...

  • Preliminary environmental data of TVA coal ash spill reviewed for health effects

    Preliminary environmental data of the fly ash release at the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn. has been reviewed for health effects. Though there is no indication of acute health effects resulting from contact with the coal fly ash material, it is recommended that direct contact with the coal fly ash be avoided, including preventing children’s play in affected areas and keeping pets ...

  • US testing confirms worn out artificial turf poses lead exposure risk

    While conducting a routine health investigation at a scrap metal facility in Newark this spring, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the federal Agency for Toxic Substances tested a nearby community athletic field for lead contamination. When samples taken from the field showed high levels of lead in the field dust, but not from the scrap metal facility, red flags went ...

  • Copper Wire Granulator, Novel to You?

    Copper Wire Granulator is a kind of excellent waste recycling and environmentally friendly equipment used for granulating waste copper wire and separating the copper from plastic to get the pure copper granule and plastic finally. It also can be called wire granulator / cable granulator / copper ...

  • SM200 receives U.S EPA FEM approval for PM2.5

    On August 16, the U.S EPA notified us that the review of our application for SM200 particulate monitor as Federal Equivalent Method had been completed, and SM200 was approved. To get the PM2.5 approval, five field tests, of about one month each, were conducted at four different locations in the U.S.A. Locations were specifically chosen by the EPA to challenge the SM200 with different types of ...


    By Opsis AB

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