Webinar: Exploring Static Pressure in Dust Collection Systems

The webinar will include a discussion of what static pressure is, why it’s important, and how to calculate it.

Kevin Cronin, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2024

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Diane Cave
Diane Cave, P.Eng, regional manager of Eastern Canada, Element6 SolutionsImage courtesy of Element6 Solutions

On Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific, Diane Cave, P.Eng, regional manager of Eastern Canada, Element6 Solutions, will present “Exploring Static Pressure in Dust Collection Systems: What it Means, Why it’s Important, and How to Calculate it” as part of Powder & Bulk Solids' DryPro webinar series.

When it comes to dust collection systems everyone talks about static pressure. What is it? Why is it so important with respect to the dust collection system? What happens if it is forgotten? How is it calculated? These are all questions that come up time and time again when the topic of static pressure is brought up. This webinar will shed some light on the mystery of static pressure and create a better understanding of it with respect to dust collection systems and system design.

Cave has spent the past 16 years working with the design, installation, and retro fitting of dust collection systems in industries ranging from sawmills and grain installations to food and beverage and specialty chemicals. Diane's expertise covers all aspects of dust collection systems from troubleshooting system issues to upgrading systems to meet current codes and standards. Diane has also assessed hundreds of dust collection systems for combustible dust hazards using the latest NFPA codes and standards. Diane can also provide advice and design experience for explosion protection systems, vessel retrofits, Pred verification, and static bonding and grounding. Diane has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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About the Author(s)

Kevin Cronin

Editor-in-Chief, Powder & Bulk Solids

Kevin Cronin has been editor-in-chief, Powder & Bulk Solids, for 30 years. For several years, he also edited food and chemical industry publications. He received a B.A. in communications—with a concentration in journalism—from the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, in 1988.

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