A high-quality, Canada-based wholesale manufacturer of French-Oriental style cake and pastry desserts that are shipped all across North America to restaurants and stores needed a dust collector. This dust collector needed to collect flour, sugar, baking and dry mix dust from ingredients being dropped in mixers, augers and bin dumpers.
This airborne dust is light, fine and has explosive properties. In addition to the explosive properties, this dust caused many other problems, such as risks to employees' health and safety, product cross-contamination, and equipment problems and failures. The dust collector they were using was undersized and cheaply manufactured, had a short filter life, and performed poorly.
One of the biggest accomplishments is the owner said that “The employees are very happy and don’t have to wear dust masks any longer! Our waste is down substantially as well.” The successful installation of the GS16 Farr Gold Series® industrial dust collector was done while working around the infrastructure and without disrupting production and the workflow food environment. The GS16 is operating efficiently 7 days a week with two shifts at 8750 CFM @ 11” SP, and the filters haven’t needed to be replaced! That leaves a sweet taste in the customer's mouth.