Clearing the Air

Clean air insights and best practices blog from Camfil APC's dust collection experts

Welding Fume Extractors Remove Toxic Airborne Metal Particles

Welding Fume Extractors Remove Toxic Airborne Metal Particles

Choosing the right metal dust collection system is a complex task. Place your trust in the expertise of equipment manufacturers and suppliers who understand metal explosion risks and the necessary control measures.

Understanding OSHA and NFPA Regulations for Metal Dust Collection

Understanding OSHA and NFPA Regulations for Metal Dust Collection

Choosing the right metal dust collection system is a complex task. Place your trust in the expertise of equipment manufacturers and suppliers who understand metal explosion risks and the necessary control measures.

A Guide to Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

A Guide to Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

When considering dust collection in battery manufacturing, the experts at Camfil are ready to help you specify the system that will keep your workers safe and your facility in compliance.

NFPA Standards: New NFPA 660 to Serve as Single Source on Combustible Dust Protocols

NFPA Standards: New NFPA 660 to Serve as Single Source on Combustible Dust Protocols

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) is developing a new standard, NFPA 660 Standard for Combustible Dusts, that will centralize all existing combustible dust regulations. This is crucial information for facilities dealing with combustible dust. The forthcoming standard aims to simplify compliance by combining six different NFPA standards into one comprehensive guideline. NFPA 660 will provide both fundamental and industry-specific...

Welding Fume Extractors Remove Toxic Airborne Metal Particles

Welding Fume Extractors Remove Toxic Airborne Metal Particles

Choosing the right metal dust collection system is a complex task. Place your trust in the expertise of equipment manufacturers and suppliers who understand metal explosion risks and the necessary control measures.

Understanding OSHA and NFPA Regulations for Metal Dust Collection

Understanding OSHA and NFPA Regulations for Metal Dust Collection

Choosing the right metal dust collection system is a complex task. Place your trust in the expertise of equipment manufacturers and suppliers who understand metal explosion risks and the necessary control measures.

A Guide to Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

A Guide to Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

When considering dust collection in battery manufacturing, the experts at Camfil are ready to help you specify the system that will keep your workers safe and your facility in compliance.

How Air-To-Cloth Ratio and Filter Media Affect Dust Collector Efficiency

How Air-To-Cloth Ratio and Filter Media Affect Dust Collector Efficiency

Managing industrial dust generated across various manufacturing processes is a pressing concern for many industries due to its implications for the environment, health, productivity and safety. The release of tiny particles into the air occurs during activities like drilling, pelletizing, die-cutting, sanding, blending, crushing, mixing and grinding. Key industries are wood, metal, chemical, food, pharmaceutical, construction, paper and packaging. Dust...

Understanding OSHA and NFPA Regulations for Metal Dust Collection

Understanding OSHA and NFPA Regulations for Metal Dust Collection

Choosing the right metal dust collection system is a complex task. Place your trust in the expertise of equipment manufacturers and suppliers who understand metal explosion risks and the necessary control measures.

A Guide to Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

A Guide to Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

When considering dust collection in battery manufacturing, the experts at Camfil are ready to help you specify the system that will keep your workers safe and your facility in compliance.

Preventive Dust Collector Maintenance Tips to Keep it Operating Efficiently

Preventive Dust Collector Maintenance Tips to Keep it Operating Efficiently

Regular preventative dust collector maintenance checks your system to help you identify and address potential issues before they escalate into more significant problems. Here are some crucial aspects to include in your system and performance inspection.

What You May Not Know About Dust Collector Filter Monitoring

What You May Not Know About Dust Collector Filter Monitoring

This blog post is about dust collector filter monitoring, an IoT technology that is now being implemented more widely. The purpose of this technology is to save money on energy costs and consumables by running dust collectors more efficiently. Remote filter monitoring can give production engineers, facility managers, and other plant personnel confidence that the dust collector is doing its...

ASHRAE Standard 52.2 vs. ISO 16890 for Rating Dust Collector Filter Efficiency

ASHRAE Standard 52.2 vs. ISO 16890 for Rating Dust Collector Filter Efficiency

Ensuring high indoor air quality (IAQ) in manufacturing and processing facilities is crucial for safeguarding the health and wellbeing of employees. Poor IAQ can cause symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, and eye irritation, and has also been linked to serious conditions like asthma and cancer. Research has shown that indoor air quality often falls below that of the outdoors. There...

How Air-To-Cloth Ratio and Filter Media Affect Dust Collector Efficiency

How Air-To-Cloth Ratio and Filter Media Affect Dust Collector Efficiency

Managing industrial dust generated across various manufacturing processes is a pressing concern for many industries due to its implications for the environment, health, productivity and safety. The release of tiny particles into the air occurs during activities like drilling, pelletizing, die-cutting, sanding, blending, crushing, mixing and grinding. Key industries are wood, metal, chemical, food, pharmaceutical, construction, paper and packaging. Dust...

What You May Not Know About Dust Collector Filter Monitoring

What You May Not Know About Dust Collector Filter Monitoring

This blog post is about dust collector filter monitoring, an IoT technology that is now being implemented more widely. The purpose of this technology is to save money on energy costs and consumables by running dust collectors more efficiently. Remote filter monitoring can give production engineers, facility managers, and other plant personnel confidence that the dust collector is doing its...

5 Warning Signs of An Unsafe Dust Collector

5 Warning Signs of An Unsafe Dust Collector

Dust collectors are important safety tools for your facility. However, it is really important that your dust collectors are designed, installed and maintained properly. If not, they might not be providing the indoor air quality required for safety. Or worse yet, the dust collector itself can be a combustible dust hazard if it doesn't have the correct explosion protection. Fortunately,...

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