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  • OSHA Issues Combustible Dust Hazard Fact Sheet

    July 7, 2016

    The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a new fact sheet on combustible dust explosion hazards. Titled “Protecting Workers from Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards,” the document instructs facilities to “capture,...

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  • Volkmann Offers New Dust Collector and Cleanup Vacuum System

    July 5, 2016

    Building on its VS Range of vacuum receivers, Volkmann has added a range of standalone or integrated dust collectors and vacuum cleanup conveyors to its product offerings. Available in 10-, 14-, and 18-in.-diam, the VSHC units are designed for high-volume air movement, providing effective dust...

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  • Schenck Process Names New CFO

    June 29, 2016

    Eric Jaschke has taken over the position of chief financial officer (CFO) in the Schenck Process Group. Jaschke will preside over the Schenck Process Group’s global financial organization, working closely with Andreas Evertz, president and chief executive officer (CEO). Jaschke has...

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  • Streamlined Containment for Dedusters

    June 29, 2016

    Pharma Technology Inc. (PTI) now offers a variety of modular high-containment and WIP/WOL solutions for its PharmaFlex iSeries dedusters. The newly streamlined features, including dust-tight level 3 occupation exposure banding (OEB) standard to all machines, offer modular contraction with bolts on...

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  • OSHA, NFPA to Progress on Combustible Dust Standards

    2016 could be a bellwether year for combustible dust standards. In June, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) starts its first revision cycle of NFPA 652, the organization’s newly introduced combustible dust standard for general industry. Later this fall, the US Department of...

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  • Dust Collector Clears the Air for Snack Food Manufacturer

    June 23, 2016

    Barrel O’ Fun (BOF) produces an extensive line of snack foods, including traditional and kettle-cooked potato chips, whole corn tortilla and corn chips, cheese puffs and curls, gourmet popcorn, and baked potato crisps. These products come in a variety of flavors and seasonings and are shipped...

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  • High Containment Local Dust Control: Improving Safety and Reclamation

    June 22, 2016

    The control of dust emissions when handling bulk powders remains one of the more challenging aspects of powder handling. Not only does the powder escaping into the environment pose a safety risk, but in many instances also represents substantial losses in productivity. The calculated and designed...

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  • Tips for Improved Dust Capture

    June 21, 2016

    Manufacturing facilities have in common the need for effective dust capture to ensure the air quality within the facility is at a safe level for the employees and that accumulations of dust are minimized to reduce the risk of explosions and fires. The same issues keep popping up with dust...

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  • Hapman Partners with Eunori Ltd in China

    June 21, 2016

    Hapman, a global manufacturer of conveyors and bulk material handling equipment serving industries ranging from chemical and food to nutraceutical, minerals processing, wastewater, and power generation, has partnered with Eunori Ltd in Beijing, China to exclusively handle and support all in-country...

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  • HEMCO Corporation

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