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  • A Dust-Up in Construction

    Noise, vibration, and dust exposure are inevitable on construction sites and are, of course, a major concern for occupational hygienists. The recent focus in both the U.K. and the U.S. has been on respirable crystalline silica, or RCS, which is responsible for tens of thousands of premature deaths each year due to respiratory illnesses. And while the industry looks to mitigate exposure by ...


    By Casella

  • New HemiPleat® eXtreme Dust Collector Filter Offers Higher Efficiency And Durability, Lower Pressure Drop

    A new HemiPleat® eXtreme nano fiber filter from Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) offers higher filtration efficiencies, greater durability, and better resistance to pulse-cleaning than competitive products. These advantages can extend filter life and reduce operating and energy costs associated with industrial cartridge dust and fume collectors. The standard eXtreme media delivers ...

  • Pre-Owned Plasma Metal Recovery System For Sale

    We are offering for sale a pre-owned Plasma Metal Recovery System (PMRS). The system is designed to process calcined electronics waste, automotive and chemical catalysts. It offers rapid precious metal returns in a closed loop system with a lower capital and operating costs than competing technologies. Due to changes in one of our clients business models, we are now in a position to be able to ...

  • Does your Cyclone make the cut?

    Introduction Respirable dust is considered anything below 10µm in size. This particulate is high risk because it penetrates deeply into the lungs. Respirable hazards for dust come from many dusts within the workplace and for that matter the environment. Particulate matter of various sizes can be generated from processes such as grinding, blasting, or mixing. Examples of common harmful ...


    By Casella

  • Unique dust monitors for any application

    The Latest TSI Sidepak Personal Aerosol Monitors Have Been Added To The Ashtead Technology Range Of Particulate Matter (PM) Monitors. “We Were So Impressed With The Unique Features Of These Instruments, That We Immediately Added Them To Both Our Rental And Sales Portfolios,” Says Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas. “Many Occupational Exposure Applications Are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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

  • Innovative nonwoven filtering bags

    The cost-efficient alternative to needle-felt products Whether the material being processed is sugar, wood or cement, whether the facility involved is a steelworks, a foundry or a plasma cutting line, wherever large quantities of dust are encountered, filtering bags have always been used. For a good year now, it has been evident that binder-free polyester nonwovens offer an inexpensive ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Vertical Replacement Cartridge Filters with Advanced Nanofiber Technology Available from United Air Specialists, Inc.

    United Air Specialists, Inc. (UAS) offers vertical replacement cartridge filters that have advanced nanofiber filtration technology for unsurpassed efficiency, superior performance and long-lasting value. UAS’ proprietary ProTura nanofiber filter technology is scientifically proven to achieve higher efficiency, cleaner air, lower pressure drop, longer filter life and greater energy savings ...


    By CLARCOR Industrial Air

  • OSHA document describes silica control

    Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction, a guidance document recently published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration addresses the control of worker exposure to dust containing crystalline silica, known to cause the lung disease silicosis. The publication, intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace, includes methods for controlling silica such as ...

  • Camfil APC Opens UK Manufacturing Facility

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust and fume collection equipment, today celebrated the grand opening of its new 40,000 sq. ft. (3,716 sq. meter) facility in the United Kingdom to serve industrial customers throughout the UK and Europe. Camfil APC worked closely with the Rochdale Development Agency to find the optimal site for the plant, ...

  • Camfil Farr APC To Build New UK Manufacturing Facility

     Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust and fume collection equipment, has announced plans to open a 40,000 sq. ft. (3,716 sq. meter) facility in the United Kingdom to serve industrial customers throughout the UK and Europe. Work is already underway for the new plant, which is located in the Birch Business Park in Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK. The ...

  • Innovations from Plymovent at Metalex

    At the Metalex in Bangkok Plymovent will show a wide range of professional products varying from mobile units, wall mounted units, extraction arms and fans. People can experience the added value of a cleaner and healthier working environment available by visiting the Plymovent booth. GoLine At the Metalex Plymovent will introduce the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • MobilePro, the self-cleaning fume extractor for the professional welder

    Plymovent is proud to present the MobilePro; the mobile welding fume extractor for professional welders that need a flexible solution. This unit is designed to remove welding fumes on-site in confined spaces and spaces that are difficult to reach by fixed welding fume extraction systems, for example in the middle of a workshop or reversely, in an outer corner of a facility. This ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • 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

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites 3 companies following the deaths of 2 workers at a Hockley, Texas, work site

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors Inc. and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the lives of two workers at a Hockley work site. Proposed penalties for the three companies total $119,840. OSHA began its investigation on Aug. 19, 2012, at the Watco Mechanical Services work ...

  • 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

  • Clean Air America Deploys 7 LEAF Weldstations at Lincoln Land Community College to Provide Air Filtration

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, recently deployed 7 ...


    By Clean Air America Inc.

  • A ‘MODULAR’ APPROACH TO CLEAN AIR - A PRIORITY THAT AFFECTS THE BOTTOM LINE

    Smoke, dust, oil mist and other production pollutants are more efficiently collected and cleaned through a unique modular air filtration system that can also suppress fires, noise and odors – while enhancing the bottom line. Until recently, most plants considered clean air to be a secondary issue, or a design consideration for new facilities. Yet, the focus on clean air should be on the ...


    By Clean Air America Inc.

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