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  • New Particulate Monitoring System

    July 7, 2015

    The FilterSense PM 100 PRO particulate monitoring system features DynaCHARGE technology that allows for measurement sensitivity as low as 0.1 mg/cu m. With its advanced digital signal processor and full-color display, the PM100 PRO provides a wide range of value-added features making process...

  • Filtration Leader Completes U.S. Plant Expansion

    July 6, 2015

    An international leader in filtration and separation has completed the expansion of its cutting-edge plant in Maine, setting it firmly on the path to new growth. Porvair Filtration Group has doubled the size of its manufacturing and office space in Caribou and improved its existing building to...

  • Donaldson Acquires IFIL USA Dust Collection Business

    July 1, 2015

    Donaldson Company, Inc., a leader in the global industrial air filtration market through its Donaldson Torit business, has acquired a majority stake in IFIL.USA LLC, a manufacturer of pleated bag filters for industrial dust collection. The agreement with IFIL USA is expected to contribute...

  • Free Combustible Dust Prevention Workshop

    June 29, 2015

    Kansas State University will offer a combustible grain dust prevention workshop teaching advanced mitigation methods on July 28 from 1 to 4 pm in Kansas City, MO, prior to the Elevator Design Conference co-sponsored by the National Grain and Feed Association and Grain Journal. The workshop is free...

  • Combustible Dust Standards for Dust Collection Systems

    June 23, 2015

    The release of NFPA 652: Standard on Fundamentals of Combustible Dusts will have a direct impact on plant operations that utilize dust collectors. The new standard is designed to provide the basic principles and requirements for handling combustible dusts. Ultimately, NFPA 652 is meant to provide...

  • Stainless Steel Cartridge Jet Pulse Dust Collectors

    June 22, 2015

    Sternpulse jet pulse cartridge dust collectors are now available in 304 and 316 stainless construction, for dust materials, such as reactive chemicals and food products that are not compatible with painted steel. The design is compact, easy to maintain, and provides an energy efficient solution to...

  • Powder Show Tour Provides Dust Collection Insight

    June 18, 2015

    Powder Show Canada attendees were given a guided tour of the ins and outs of dust collection at the Powder & Bulk Solids Canada, Wednesday afternoon in Toronto. Gary Johnson, chemical engineer and consultant with Workplace Exposure Solutions, led a group of eager attendees to five different...

  • Discharging Dry Goods as a Solid Column

    June 18, 2015

    The Dust Suppression Hopper (DSH) concentrates the discharge of dry goods as a solid column into any target repository including trucks, rail cars, ships, storage containers, or stockpiles. The system is sized based on an application’s load out rate and bulk density, and then simply installed...

  • Dust Collection Systems Maintenance and Management at Powder Show Canada

    June 16, 2015

    When it comes to dust collection systems maintenance, one of the easiest problems to avoid may be one of the simplest: managing the documentation that comes with the system. Users of dust collection systems will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on dust collection systems, but if they can...

  • Pulse-Jet Roof Access Bin Vent

    June 12, 2015

    Schust Standard Products introduces the Liberator pulse-jet roof access bin vent (PVR) that brings pleated filter technology to container venting and dust recovery.   PVR provides additional filter surface area in a compact design for high-efficiency applications involving storage bins,...