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...(Read more...)
Read more about Sly Inc. via the blog articles below:
Should I Replace My Filter Bags or Clean Them?
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?”(Read more...)
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...(Read more...)
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...(Read more...)
The Importance of Wet Scrubber Efficiency
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...(Read more...)
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....(Read more...)
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...(Read more...)
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.(Read more...)
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...(Read more...)