Clearing the Air

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

Mitigating Dust Disasters in Grain, Seed and Feed Handling

Handling and milling grain, seed and feed are occupational hazards that expose workers to many serious and life-threatening situations. Dust-related dangers include allergies, respiratory injury, fire and explosion. Especially at risk are food and agricultural facili...

The Importance of Safe Dust Collection in Battery Manufacturing

The processes involved in manufacturing batteries can release particles into the air – lead dust, nickel, cobalt, aluminum and other materials that are combustible and/or toxic. Though these dusts and fumes are generally emitted near process equipment, once in the ai...

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Everything You Need to Know About Air-To-Cloth Ratio

Dust collectors are essential tools for maintaining the health and safety of your workers and equipment. For the dust collector to do its job, it must be designed, installed and maintained properly. One of the key factors to keeping your dust collector operating e...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Industrial Dust and Dust Safety

Dust is everywhere. Our homes, workplaces, and nature are all common sources of dust. On the surface, dust may seem like just a nuisance, but, many don’t realize that it can also be dangerous. As a leading manufacturer of industrial dust collection solutions, we k...

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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 air quality required for safety. Or worse yet, the dust co...