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[Infographic] The Sly Difference in Dust Collection

At Sly, what makes us different from other dust collection vendors is what makes us better. We work closely with our customers to design and maintain their dust collection systems. With nearly 150 years of experience, we're your trusted resource for dust collection solutions.

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Tags: dust collectors

How to Properly Start Up Your Dust Collector or Baghouse

Learning the right way to start up your dust collector or bag house will optimize performance, help initial blinding, and extend the life of your dust collector’s new filters. Let’s review the proper start-up procedures for new dust collectors and for those with new filter bags installed.

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Tags: dust collectors, baghouse system, dust collector maintenance

Pocket Guide: Wet Scrubber Basics

Wet scrubbers come in a variety of types and shapes, but all are basically designed to remove gases/vapors and particulates from the exhaust from process equipment like furnaces, dryers, mixers, bagging stations, etc. They’re often the best option for handling combustible particulates because...

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Tags: wet scrubber, venturi

Cleaning Up with Cartridge Filters: Dust Collector Filter Cleaning

For indoor dry dust collector installations, cartridge dust collectors are often the best option for applications where the dust is dry and can flow freely, such as in chemical processing, minerals, blasting, welding, plasma cutting, dry powder handling, and metal finishing. But cartridge filters

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Tags: filter cleaning, cartridge filters

What is a Wet Scrubber?

A wet scrubber is a mechanical system that removes pollutants from an air stream by bringing it in contact with a scrubbing liquid, most often water. Wet scrubbers are generally the only single air pollution control device that can remove both particulates and gases/vapors. They are highly...

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Wet vs. Dry Systems: Which Is Best for Your Air Pollution Control Challenge?

Air pollution control systems fall into two main categories: wet scrubbers and dry dust collectors (including both baghouses and cartridge collectors). Each type has its place, but determining which is best for a particular application does require careful consideration.

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Tags: baghouse, wet scrubber, venturi, dry dust collector

When Should You Use an ePTFE Membrane Filter Bag?

Any operation that uses a baghouse dust collection system must weigh the advantages and disadvantages of the numerous baghouse filter options available in the market today. The type of filter bag you’ll need to operate at maximum effectiveness and efficiency will depend on the baghouse design,...

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Tags: dust collector replacement bags, dust filters, baghouse

Infographic: How to Design a Dust Collection System

Dust collection systems are essential in many industrial facilities for adhering to clean air standards. Do you know the basics of designing a dust collection system?

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Tags: dust collection system, industrial dust collector

Preventing Dust Explosions: Considerations for Weighing Your Dust Control Options

Industrial dust explosions don’t “just happen.” Too many manufacturers don’t consider the combustibility of the dust their processes may be creating when weighing their dust control options.

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Tags: explosive dust, wet scrubber

Avoiding Costly Baghouse Repairs: Dust Collector Preventative Maintenance Checklist

Following procedures and performing maintenance is essential to ensuring safety and performance in industries ranging from aviation to medicine; not surprisingly, it is also true for dust collection. To ensure that a baghouse continues to run efficiently and to protect people and equipment,...

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Tags: baghouse, dust collector maintenance

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