Combustible Dust Safety

Posted on January 4, 2023

Bulk material handlers in the pulp and paper industry produce what is needed for items in widespread use each day, from packaging to printing to tissues. Even in an increasingly digital world, the average U.S. consumer uses more than 700 pounds of paper each year. While producing these materials, pulp and paper operators also generate […]

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Solving Clinker Handling Problems

Posted on December 5, 2022

Clinker is the primary ingredient in cement production. A mixture of limestone, clay, silica, iron oxide, and a small amount of alumina, the nodular material is produced in the kilning stage at the cement plant. Clinker allows for much less difficult conveying and shipping than would be required for cement powder. Once cooled and then […]

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Dust Suppression Methods for the Aggregate Industry

Posted on September 1, 2022

Bulk material handling of aggregates such as limestone, gravel, and sand remains highly competitive, even in periods of fluctuating economic activity. Product still needs to be moved and transported, deadlines have to be met, and operations must remain profitable. Top operational goals are ensuring that production continues, material is not wasted, and downtime is minimized. […]

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Making Worker Safety a Priority

Posted on July 15, 2022

Bulk material handlers are familiar with the problem of dust in maintaining a workplace that is safe for employees. Dust is a serious and persistent worker-safety issue that warrants regular review of dust control procedures. Dust at bulk material handling facilities is typically classified as fugitive dust: dust that escapes the process that created it […]

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Dust at Pulp & Paper Mills

Posted on July 8, 2022

Pulp and paper processing is among the world’s oldest and biggest endeavors, and U.S. pulp and paper mills rank among the nation’s largest industries. They include more than 550 manufacturing facilities in 42 states and employ over 200,000 people. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, each year U.S. mills produce 9 million tons of pulp […]

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Dust Control and Suppression Solutions: Bulk Material

Posted on April 4, 2022

Dust Control and Suppression Solutions: Different Bulk Material, Same Goal Dust is a constant reality for bulk material handlers. As plants operate to provide products and solutions that support daily living and commerce, they inevitably generate dust that can escape and then travel wherever the air and its properties make it. Fugitive dust can be […]

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Posted on March 25, 2022

Active Patents PATENT NUMBER PATENT TITLE BENETECH PRODUCT COUNTRY US-8875870-B2 Conveyor belt cleaner scraper blade and assembly Belt Cleaner U.S. US-7976724-B2 Method of preventing emanation of dust from a coal pile or railcar BT-553 RCT Starch U.S. US-9937523-B2 Dust suppression formulas using plasticized cellulose ethers BT-668 Residual HPMC U.S. US-11919719-B2 Drop and slide out idler […]

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Trent Tisor on the Importance of Dust Collection Assessments

Posted on March 2, 2022

Press Release: Trent Tisor on the importance of Dust Collection Assessments. Montgomery, IL (04/01/2022) – Benetech, Inc., is an environmental company that controls fugitive dust and provides bulk material handling solutions. We offer a complete Dust Collection Assessment to customers experiencing dust issues. “Dust affects nearly all industries, including Aggregates, Cement, Steel, Wood, Biomass, Power, […]

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Dry Dust Collection vs. Wet Dust Extraction: Which One?

Posted on February 24, 2022

Dry Dust Collection vs. Wet Dust Extraction: Which Bulk Material Dust Control Do You Need? Dry dust collection vs. wet dust extraction is a choice you have to make when fugitive dry dust in industrial operations can pose a serious threat to worker health and factory operations, including explosive potential if left unchecked. Bulk material […]

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MiniPak: Portable Dust Suppression System

Posted on February 10, 2022

MiniPak: Portable Dust Suppression System Bulk material handling by nature releases dust and makes it airborne. As tons of product are transferred at a facility each day, dust can come from many sources, from the load zone to haul roads to rail dumps. Bulk material handlers contending with fugitive dust may require a solution that […]

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