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  • Dust Collection for Micro Beer Breweries

    September 20, 2016

    The increasing popularity of local micro brewed beer has resulted in over 4000 breweries in the U.S. Many of the breweries mill or crush the husks of barley kernels, on premises to extract sugars for the mash. The milling process produces considerable amounts of fine grain dust as a by-product. If...

  • Nanofiber Filters

    September 20, 2016

    Identical in size to the company’s other 35A series filters, with no sacrifice to air flow, the pleat spacing has been opened up, which yields  the optimum balance between the 35A274NANO filters and the field-proven, 200-sq-ft C series filters. These new filters have 222 sq ft of MERV 15...

  • RoboVent

  • Integrated Immersion Separator for Safe Collection of Combustible Metal Dusts

    September 15, 2016

    With the importance of NFPA-compliant collection of combustible dusts on the rise, Nilfisk introduces an integrated immersion separator for the safe collection of combustible metal dusts. When integrated with the VHT437EXP and VHT456EXP industrial vacuums, the separator is CSA-certified to safely...

  • Silo Top Bin Vent Filter

    September 14, 2016

    A bin vent filter is a dust filtration unit on top of a silo or a large bin. These storage units for powder and bulk materials can be filled mechanically by bucket elevators, for example, or by the pneumatic systems from bulk tanker truck. To avoid overpressure in the silo and pollution of the...

  • Purdue Hosting Grain Dust Explosion Workshop on Sept. 15

    September 8, 2016

    Purdue University Exentsion and the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are co-sponsoring a workshop and on-site program in at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette, IN on Sept. 15 on prevention of grain dust combustion and explosion....

  • Level Switches for Dust Collectors

    September 7, 2016

    The Dynatrol DJ level switch is designed for application to either high or low point level detection of bulk solids. The DJ detector operates successfully on applications such as baghouses, cyclone separators, and above airlocks. Consistent results have been achieved on sawdust, wood fiber, grains...

  • Windsor Wire LLC Acquires Assets of Midwesco Filter Resources

    August 31, 2016

    Windsor Wire LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sly Inc., a 142-year-old manufacturer of bag house dust collectors and other air pollution equipment, has acquired the cage manufacturing assets of Midwesco Filter Resources Inc. (MFRI). This purchase, along with the March 2016 purchase of the...

  • PA Mill Faces $195k OSHA Fines for Combustible Dust Hazards

    August 9, 2016

    The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) cited a mill in Albion, PA for five willful, nine repeat, 12 serious, and one other-than-serious safety and health violations, the agency announced Tuesday. Visited by OSHA inspectors on Feb. 10 as a follow up...

  • ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016: An Introduction

    August 5, 2016

    For years, dust collection equipment operators were limited to a filter element’s minimum efficiency reporting value, or MERV rating, to evaluate the possible effectiveness of air filters used in their dust collection equipment. This MERV rating, as outlined in the American Society of Heating...