Air Quality

Baghouse maintenance for industrial air quality

Industrial baghouse maintenance contributes to longer bag life, better efficiency and lower operation costs. A critical component in baghouse efficiency is properly maintaining its filters. Why baghouse maintenance is important Increasing efficiency With proper maintenance, the dust collection system as a whole will function more efficiently and have consistent air flow. That’s because it takes…

Budgeting for a Dust Collection System

We’ve put together a handy checklist to help you set a budget for a dust collection system. Everything from your dust collection system’s location to regulatory requirements and decisions about filters, waste discharge, stacks and fans will affect the overall budget. System testing and maintenance requirements are other factors that need to be considered. This checklist breaks down…

Combustible Dust Standard

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) expects to publish before the end of the year a combustible dust standard, which the United States Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has been calling for again in recent months. OSHA had been expected to issue a standard in the first half of 2014, but it missed that deadline….