Clearing the Air

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

What You May Not Know About Dust Collector Filter Monitoring

Operating a dust collector efficiently can save a lot of money on energy costs and consumables. But how do you know it is operating efficiently without constantly doing pressure readings and visual checks of equipment status? And how do you know when its filters need...

Performance Advantages of Gold Cone™ Filters

There are many brands on the market and options to consider when purchasing new filter cartridges for your dust collection systems. Many filter manufacturers claim their products cost less than competing brands. Others claim they work better and last longer. However,...

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How to Determine the Right Filter Media for Your Application

It’s easy to understand why dust collectors are necessary for manufacturing and processing facilities that produce dust and fumes. However, when it comes to dust collector filters, many believe that they can order the lowest cost filter cartridges that fit their dust...

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Is your Dust Collector Gorging itself on Compressed Air?

As you know, pulse cleaning is a critical technology to help your dust collectors maintain a steady airflow (CFM) and run at peak efficiency. When the pressure drop reaches a certain level, pulse-cleaning systems send quick bursts of compressed air back through the f...

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Important Questions About MERV Ratings and Industrial Dust Filtration

There is often a lot of confusion around selecting the optimal cartridge filters for dust collectors. For the HVAC industry, MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) ratings are king. Higher MERV ratings generally signify superior filtration. However, that is not tr...