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  • Dust Collector and Cleanup Vacuum System

    February 28, 2017

    Volkmann offers a range of standalone or integrated dust collectors and vacuum cleanup conveyors to accompany its product transfer offerings. Available in three sizes, 10-, 14-, and 18-in.-diam, the VSHC units are designed for high-volume air movement, providing effective dust control that meets...

  • Deduster and Capsule Polisher Configurator

    February 28, 2017

    Pharma Technology Inc. (PTI), a manufacturer of tablet dedusters and capsule polishers combined with metal detectors and loading systems for pharmaceutical solid dose production, has added an advanced product configurator to its recently revamped website. The handy tool provides solid dose...

  • New ASHRAE Standard 199 Dust Testing Services

    February 27, 2017

    Camfil APC recently expanded its testing lab with equipment dedicated for ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199 testing. The company now uses the ASHRAE testing methodology, which requires specific dust types of be fed into a collector at a specified rate and to a specified differential pressure, and then...

  • Snap-In Pleated Bag Filters for Abrasive Dust Collection

    February 24, 2017

    Donaldson Company, Inc. now offers a snap-in pleated bag filter for its Torit RF baghouse dust collector, which is widely used in grain handling, mining, woodworking, and other industries with large volumes of abrasive dust. The snap-in option is already available on the company’s modular...

  • Meeting New Silica Removal Standards: Think Outside the Box

    February 22, 2017

    Beginning in April 2016, silica particulates began to receive focused attention unlike anything that had been seen for years. The reason for the increased emphasis on silicates was a new guideline published by OSHA indicating that silica particulates present in any industrial environment must be...

  • Camfil APC Expands Lab for New ANSI/ASHRAE Dust Collection Standard Testing

    February 21, 2017

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has doubled the size of its testing laboratory to include a climate-controlled facility with a new full-size dust collection test rig dedicated to testing in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016, Method of Testing the Performance of Industrial Pulse...

  • Pneumatic Conveying and the Mitigation of Safety Issues for Respirable Crystalline Silica and Combustible Dust

    February 16, 2017

    In recent months, the critical concern about both combustible dust and respirable crystalline silica have been increasing. The safety of workers and neighborhoods surrounding industry sites where dust and silica are generated is paramount. OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is...

  • High-Efficiency Baghouse Saves Energy

    February 14, 2017

    Scientific Dust Collectors’ new cleaning nozzle provides an improvement in cleaning technology that achieves high performance even at lower compressed air levels. These levels can be as low as 80 psig. In addition, the baghouse design removes flow-restricting venturis, thus reducing the...

  • Ground Plate Collector

    February 13, 2017

    The Ground Plate Collector (GPC) features a sloped spiral inlet and fixed ground plate that allow for a compact size and ability to be installed horizontally with virtually no effect on collection efficiency.   The inlet directs the dirty airstream toward the ground plate and hopper of...

  • HEPA and Carbon In-Line Filter Packs

    January 26, 2017

    CleanAire HEPA and carbon filter paks are designed to be mounted inline in the exhaust ducting from a fume hood or contaminant source up to 1500 cfm. The filter pak includes a galvanized steel housing with hinged and gasketed access door for filter change-out and molded composite resin inlet and...