Dust Control Methods: Understanding the Role of Chemicals

Posted on March 6, 2018

Dust Control Methods For decades, chemicals have been used as fugitive dust control measures applying a range of processes and materials. The chemicals wet the dust-prone material to induce the adherence and agglomeration of the dust to the bulk of the material. This significantly reduces the dust that can become airborne emissions. Chemical dust control […]

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Improving Safety in Material Handling Operations: Fugitive Dust

Posted on August 9, 2017

We’ve discussed the perils of airborne dust if it is combustible and caught in conditions that can cause an explosion. Fugitive dust can likewise pose a safety hazard if employees are breathing it because of deficient dust control. Fugitive dust that creates a health risk is categorized as either inhalable dust or respirable dust. Inhalable […]

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Improving Safety in Material Handling Operations: Combustible Dust

Posted on July 11, 2017

Airborne dust that escapes during bulk material flow can become a significant safety hazard, mainly if they are combustible. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines combustible dust as “fine particles that present an explosion hazard when suspended in the air in certain conditions.” They can result in employee death or injury and destroy […]

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Bulk Loading Dust Control

Posted on February 9, 2017

Benetech Dust Control and Mitigation Systems: Safety, Savings, Compliance, Performance Fugitive dust can be a pervasive problem when you’re handling different types of material. Just a few threats it poses include: Endangered air quality Breach of environmental regulations Health and safety issues Costs of wasted material Lost production time Premature equipment wear. Benetech understands that […]

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