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Bulk Bag Unloaders – How to Achieve True Dust Containment

Bulk Bag Unloaders – How to Achieve True Dust Containment

OSHA's continuing work to protect workers has resulted in various new standards, such as the Respirable Crystalline Silica standard  and regulation EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0675, which states “zinc borate from super sacks must be accomplished with remotely operated engineering controls that achieve closed loading of zinc borate powder.” This white paper outlines the equipment designs currently available, discussing the positive and negative aspect of each, to aid you in choosing the proper bulk bag unloader for your application, and, where applicable, ensure you to successfully meet  various OSHA standards.


What you will learn: 
• The basic bulk bag unloader designs available
• The positive and negative aspects of each design 
• Identifying and understanding pitfalls of various designs
• Determine which design/level of dust control is right for your application