Controlling Dust at Your Plant

Posted on September 14, 2021

Inhalable dust can lodge in the nose, throat, or upper respiratory tract. Fine inhalable dust can penetrate the body’s built-in cleaning mechanisms (e.g., mucus membranes) and travel deep into the bloodstream as well as the lungs, where they are likely to remain. Consistent exposure to inhalable and fine inhalable dust can irritate airways, aggravate allergies […]

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Frac Sand and Silica Dust: The Dangers of Hydraulic Fracturing

Posted on July 26, 2021

  Awareness of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” has been increasing across the country, mainly related to the environment. As the demand for energy in the U.S. rises with a growing population, hydraulic fracturing likewise grows to correspond with domestic gas and oil production. What Is Hydraulic Fracturing? The hydraulic-fracturing process extracts oil and […]

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The Importance of Controlling and Handling Fly Ash

Posted on March 9, 2021

Fly ash is the residual product that rises with flue gases during combustion. Millions of tons of fly ash are produced in the U.S. every year. Once a material is pulverized, it is blown with air into the boiler’s combustion chamber, where it ignites, generates heat and creates a molten mineral residue. Boiler tubes extract […]

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Dry Dust Collector

Posted on October 21, 2020

Is Your System Running? Is it Meeting Your Full Expectations? If you work with dry bulk material such as biomass, recycling, wood chips, cement, or pulp and paper, you know that controlling dry dust is a constant challenge. Dry dust that is not properly managed can lead to increased safety, health, and compliance risks, not […]

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Total Dust Management: A 360° Approach

Posted on May 21, 2020

Total Dust Management: A 360° Approach to a Safer, More Efficient Operation As a bulk material handler, you want to process the largest quantity of product in the least time in the safest, cleanest environment. Unfortunately, a major obstacle to that goal is spillage and fugitive dust, creating lost products, more maintenance, lost time, and […]

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Custom-Engineered Transfer Chutes

Posted on October 30, 2019

Custom-Engineered Transfer Chutes: Making the Most of Your Material Flow Your plant likely has its own material handling challenges and demands. In particular, if inefficient mechanical conveying ever becomes an issue, it can result in a lot of extra maintenance, troublesome pluggage, spillage, and fugitive dust emissions, and potential damage from loading impact. All of […]

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