Dust Collection System Design

The quality of air has a dramatic effect on the health and efficiency of a manufacturing and processing plant and its staff. And an industrial dust collection system is the proven engineering control for improving factory air quality. In this episode we discuss the details that go into the system design of a dust collector that handles explosive dust. Andy Thomason, senior applications specialist at Camfil APC, explains:

• The Dust Explosion Pentagon
•  The Industrial Ventilation Manual
•  NFPA Standards
•  Design Characteristics
•  Capture Velocity
•  Hood Geometry
•  Minimum Conveying Velocities for Different Types of Dust
•  Selecting a Fan for Your Dust Collector

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