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  • Nestle Purina Petcare Faces Lawsuit from Dust Explosion

    October 4, 2016

    Nestle Purina Petcare Faces Lawsuit from Dust Explosion   Nestle Purina Petcare is facing a personal injury lawsuit from a welder that suffered third-degree burns and other injuries after a dust explosion at a Purina’s Flaggstaff, AZ pet food manufacturing plant in Sept. 2014,...

  • Mechanical Failure Leads to Grain Elevator Dust Explosion

    September 28, 2016

    Investigators said mechanical failure is the cause of a grain elevator dust explosion in Francesville, IN Monday that left a truck driver and a firefighter with serious burn injuries, several news organizations reported. “What happened was there was a catastrophic failure of the downward leg...

  • Compact Filters for Submicron Particulates and Fumes

    September 27, 2016

    Tri-Flow compact filter technology for submicron particulates and fumes delivers performance virtually identical to a HEPA filters and provides alternative to bags and cartridges that are typically MERV 10-13. They offer two to three times more filtration area than filter bags. Filtration...

  • 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...

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  • 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...