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  • Dust Explosion Reported at Wisconsin Feed Mill

    May 20, 2019

    Firefighters from three municipalities worked to put out a fire in a dust collection unit on Thursday at the Synergy Cooperative feed facility near Elk Mound, WI, ABC News affiliate WQOW reported.  A dust explosion reportedly occurred in a fertilizer leg pipe in the evening hours, Synergy...

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  • What You Need to Know About the New Edition of NFPA 652

    The 2019 edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust was released in mid-2018, proving facility operators with an updated version of the document to help manage hazards. According to the NFPA, some of the most notable...

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  • What You Need to Know About the New Edition of NFPA 652

    May 16, 2019

    The 2019 edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust was released in mid-2018, proving facility operators with an updated version of the document to help manage hazards. Originally published in 2016, NFPA 652 is a unique...

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  • Kaeser Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation

    April 30, 2019

    Kaeser Kompressoren is celebrating its centennial year with a series of events over the coming months. Established in 1919 as a machine workshop in Coburg, Germany by Carl Kaeser, Sr., the company has grown into a compressor manufacturer and global compressed air systems provider. Its reputation...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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