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Should I Replace My Filter Bags or Clean Them?

Since we’ve been in the dust collection business for close to 150 years, it’s not surprising that we hear questions covering all aspects of this field. For example, we are often asked about cleaning filter bags in dry dust collectors. Is cleaning your filter bags a more cost-effective solution than...

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Posted on June 1, 2022

Tags: dust collector replacement bags, dust filters, bag filter cleaning

Which to Choose: An ePTFE Membrane vs. a PTFE Finish?

One of the questions we are often asked is “In the case of filters, what's the difference Between an ePTFE Membrane vs. a PTFE Finish?”

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Posted on May 2, 2022

Tags: dust collection equipment, dust collector system

The importance of having a maintenance program for your dust collector

Improve safety, performance and reliability with our Maintenance checklist.  

The importance of having an inspection/maintenance program for your dust collector cannot be understated. Depending on the issue, dust collector down time caused by maintenance issues can be catastrophic, costing a...

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Posted on April 1, 2022

Tags: dust collector inspection, dust collector maintenance

Troubleshooting Basics for TubeJet® (Pulse-Jet) Dust Collection Systems

While dust collection systems and components are durable, they need proper maintenance to avoid problems down the road. Regular maintenance and thorough troubleshooting can prevent and help fix problems with your dust collector, reducing downtime, cutting costs, and improving productivity. It will...

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Posted on March 31, 2022

Tags: dust collection system

The Importance of Wet Scrubber Efficiency

Wet scrubbers remove particulates, vapors, and gases from the exhaust stream of a process. The goal for a wet scrubber is to remove over 99% of pollutants and particles. The smaller the particles in the waste stream, the more difficult the particles are to remove.

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Posted on March 10, 2022

Tags: wet scrubber

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using wet scrubbers?

A wet scrubber is an effective means of cleaning or “scrubbing” particulates and chemicals from industrial exhaust gases. Because wet scrubbers use water or a water-based solution to collect pollutants from the exhaust stream, plant managers view the equipment as more complex than dry dust...

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Posted on February 24, 2022

Tags: wet scrubber

Total Dust Management

Your Questions Answered in Our Must-See Video

If you have a dust problem in your facility, you need a solution, but before you rush out and buy a dust collector system “off the shelf,” there are some things you need to consider. In fact, you should never rush into a dust collector purchase....

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Posted on February 1, 2022

Tags: dust collector system, dust collectors, dust collector maintenance, industrial dust collector, wet scrubber, dry dust collector

6 Signs of an Unsafe Dust Collection System

Where combustible dust is a concern, there is only one sure sign that your safety protocols are working: zero safety incidents. But even a perfect past safety record is no guarantee that you will never have an incident in the future. Keeping your facility and your workers safe requires constant...

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Posted on December 7, 2021

Tags: dust collection system, dust collector inspection, dust collector maintenance

Industrial Dust and Dust Safety: Your Questions Answered

As awareness of industrial dust and dust safety grows, so does the need for accurate information. Although it is not possible in this short article to answer every question, we hope the following list of frequently asked questions and answers will be helpful.

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Posted on November 9, 2021

Tags: dust collection system, dust collector system, dust collectors, dust collector maintenance, industrial dust collector

Pollution Control

Pollution Control: How to Determine if Your Facility Needs a Dust Collector

When some people see the title to this blog, their knee-jerk reaction might be something like, “Wouldn’t it be obvious if I needed a dust collector?” Well, if your employees are gasping for breath due to the amount of dust...

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Posted on October 12, 2021

Tags: dust collector system

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