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  • Dust Collection Systems: 10 Common Questions

    April 17, 2019

    The performance of a dust collection system is dependent upon numerous factors that vary from one system to the next. Dust particle size, duct diameter, the number and location of collection points are a few of these components, but there is so much more to consider when designing a system. Slight...

  • Filter Press

    March 25, 2019

    The Flowrox filter press offers a fully automatic pressure filter and a long-term solution to maximize production, reduce downtime, and lower costs. It has optimal equipment and sizing options, as well as the option to enhance your production with Flowrox Smart Solutions. With the smart...

  • Dust Build-Up Causes Fire at ABB Plant in Missouri

    March 22, 2019

    An accumulation of dust and soot in an exhaust fan led to a small fire at the ABB plant in Jefferson City, MO in the early hours of Friday morning, officials told local news organizations.   12 firefighters responded to the scene after the fire was reported at around 3 a.m. and knocked the...

  • Dust-Free Bag Break Stations

    March 21, 2019

    Erie Technical Systems provides integrated dust-free bag break stations. These systems are designed to break small 50-100-lb bags in a dust-free environment and transfer the material using an integral FlexMAX flexible screw conveyor to any downstream process. In this case, the material is...

  • Report: Dust Collector Fire Put Out at Indiana Plant

    March 13, 2019

    A dust collector used with a Wheelabrator blasting machine caught on fire at the Cooper Standard Automotive plant in Auburn, IN during the early hours of Wednesday morning, the DeKalb County Starreported. Fire personnel were dispatched to the scene at about 2 a.m. and determined that the dust...

  • New Quad Dust Collector for Chemical Processing Facilities

    March 13, 2019

    Chemical processing facilities that produce high concentrations of fine, hazardous, combustible, and nuisance dust need an industrial dust collector that is cost effective to operate and easy to maintain on the plant floor. The Quad Pulse Package 2 (QPP2) dust collector from Camfil Air Pollution...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Featured in Combustible Dust Podcast

    February 26, 2019

    Combustible dust research organization Dust Safety Science published a new episode of its podcast this week that features an interview with Powder & Bulk Solids Managing Editor John S. Forrester on media coverage of dust explosions and fires.  The organization’s founder,...

  • Filter Bag Shaker-Style Dust Collectors

    February 19, 2019

    The quietness of the Sternvent Vibraclean series filter shaker dust collectors have made them a choice of HVAC specifying engineers for soil testing labs for road construction, dental and prosthetic labs, fire extinguishing filling, and silo venting for water treatment plant pneumatic conveying...

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  • Sly Inc. Announces New OEM Sales Manager

    February 6, 2019

    Sly Inc., a 145-year-old manufacturer of dust collectors and other air pollution equipment, announces that Joe Haney has joined the company as the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sales manager. “I am excited to welcome Joe to the Sly team,” said Mick Ruggiero, director of sales...