Dust Control

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What Is a Wet Mixer Vacuum?

Many combustible dusts can be easily be vacuumed with an explosion-proof certified vacuum cleaner. However, some dusts require special handling. Dusts that are classified as explosive, impact sensitive or propellants ...

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Which Vacuum Should I Use for Steel Shot Dust?

Steel shot is a very heavy material. When it comes to performing housekeeping for anyone working around this application in their facility, this can propose a weighty problem. Most ordinary ...

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Which Vacuum Should I Use for Concrete Dust?

Construction jobs can be messy, especially when they involve working with concrete materials. When blasted or ground, concrete becomes an ultra fine dust or powder that is easily airborne. It ...

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5 More Tips to Reduce Combustible Dust Risks During the Winter

With part of the country already digging out from several feet of snow and the rest feeling the effects of an Arctic freeze, it’s a foregone conclusion that winter has ...

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Which Vacuum Should I Use for Metal Additive Manufacturing?

Recently here on Dust In Case, we dove into the world of additive manufacturing (also known as “3-D printing”) and took a look at the hurdles the plastic side of ...

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Which Vacuum Should I Use for Plastic Additive Manufacturing?

One of the biggest hurdles the additive manufacturing industry (more commonly known as “3-D printing”) faces is the by-product of combustible dust. It’s critical to clearly identify the specific hazard ...

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Which Vacuum Should I Use for Processing Point of Source Extraction?

Process manufacturing extends into a diversity of industries, from nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals to plastics, stamping, cosmetics and food packaging. Often, fine dust and particles are left behind as a by-product ...

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Cold Weather Season Risky for Combustible Dust

The arrival of Old Man Winter does more than just blow cold weather and air throughout regions of the United States and Canada. It’s also one of the more dangerous ...

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Wood Dust Fire Reignites Debate Over Facility Locations

Evidenced in past incidents covered here on Dust In Case, wood dust is a highly combustible material that can easily create the potential for disaster wherever it exists. A massive ...

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What Type of Vacuum Should I Use for Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Dust?

The nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries are an increasingly booming business, but as manufacturers increase productivity, they want to ensure that they’re doing so at a low cost without sacrificing high ...