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Industrial Dust Toxicity and Explosivity Hazards Control

January 24, 2020

By Zachary Hachmeister, Contributor Dust in industrial settings can present a variety of hazards, but the two that are most prevalent relate to the toxicity and explosive characteristics of the material. Both hazards are addressed in different fashions; however, there is some correlation between the two. For toxicity purposes, government agencies, such as the American…

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Selecting the Right Dust Collector Filter Media for a Safer Work Environment

January 24, 2020

By Randi Huckaby, Contributor High-efficiency, cartridge-style dust collectors are critical for protecting workers and equipment from harmful dust and fumes. However, a dust collector is only as efficient as its filter cartridges. When working at peak performance, filter cartridges should capture the maximum amount of dust and air pollutants, and then thoroughly release them into…

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“WHY Do I Need to Test this Material When it Does Not Look Like a Dust Cloud?”

October 10, 2019

Rachelle Andreasen, Contributor The above question is a regularly searched internet question. In an effort to help customers understand the importance of evaluating “dust” hazards within their facility, the people at Fauske have taken a current ASTM method and modified the purpose to answer: “Is my material a dust?” ASTM E2316 Standard Test Method for Determination…

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Camfil APC’s New Quad Pulse Package 2 Dust Collector

February 20, 2019

Pharmaceutical 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 or in production suites. The Quad Pulse Package 2 (QPP2) dust collector from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has two main filter…

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How to Prevent Combustible Dust Incidents in the Workplace

November 14, 2018

Jessica Barrett, Safeopedia Dust in the workplace might not seem like a serious hazard. After all, what workspace doesn’t accumulate a little dust? But, with the right materials and under the right conditions, that dust could result in a damaging and potentially fatal fire or explosion. This article will cover the basics of combustible dust safety: what…

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Gold Series X-Flo Industrial Dust Collector from Camfil APC

November 6, 2018

The new Gold Series X-Flo (GSX) industrial dust collector from Camfil APC is the industry’s best-in-class dust collection system built on 20 years of successful performance of the company’s award-winning Gold Series collector. GSX dust collectors are ideal for industrial applications that produce or process fine, fibrous and heavy dusts and fumes. GSX collectors are…

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