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...(Read more...)
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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(Read more...)
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...(Read more...)
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.(Read more...)
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,...(Read more...)
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?(Read more...)
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.(Read more...)
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,...(Read more...)
Dust Collector Sizing: What Size Do You Need?
A dust collection system is essential to any manufacturing process that creates nuisance or harmful contaminants in a confined environment. A dust collector filters particulates from factory air, collects the dust for disposal, and returns clean air to the environment. Alternatively, the dust...(Read more...)
3 Reasons to Replace Your Dust Collector Filter Bags
Changing a dust collector’s filter cartridges or baghouse’s filters too early adds unnecessary expense and takes up maintenance time that could be better spent on more urgent tasks. Changing a filter too late runs the risk of exposing workers in the facility to hazardous dust and the potential...(Read more...)