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...)
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Wet vs. Dry Systems: Which Is Best for Your Air Pollution Control Challenge?
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...)
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...)
How to Monitor Baghouse Health Through Differential Pressure
Differential pressure measurements provide a reliable metric of baghouse performance. Just as a doctor uses a thermometer to check for fever, so too can maintenance personnel use gauges to measure pressure drop across a baghouse. When the differential pressure readings fall too high or too low,...(Read more...)
The Baghouse Insider: Separating Dust from Air
Dust Removal: The Essential Function of a Baghouse
When an industrial process generates dust, that dust may become entrained in the air. A baghouse is the go-to solution for controlling airborne dust, also called particulates, for a healthier, more productive manufacturing environment with less...(Read more...)
Electrostatic Precipitators vs. Baghouse Dust Collectors
A search for dust collection solutions will turn up a number of possible technologies. One of the more common questions we receive is about electrostatic precipitators (ESPs). In this blog post, we will define what an ESP is, and explain the primary reasons most companies have moved away from...(Read more...)
When a Cartridge Collector Just Won’t Do, Air Pollution Control Contractors Need a Baghouse Solution
For many dust collection system installers and air pollution control (APC) contractors, cartridge collectors represent the “bread and butter” of their business. However, the main limitation of these collectors is they are only designed to handle lighter dust loads, like those associated with...(Read more...)
When should I get a wet scrubber instead of a baghouse?
Though dry dust collectors are the most popular form of air pollution control (APC), there is no single answer to today’s APC problems. In many cases, a wet scrubber may work better than a baghouse, even for dry dust.(Read more...)
Detecting Leaks in Your Baghouse System Through Dye Testing
Leaks in a baghouse system can be detrimental to facility operations by causing loss in product and endangering workers. Keeping your dust collection equipment in proper operating condition is essential to maintaining compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations as well as maximizing product recovery.(Read more...)