Explosion Proof

firingrange2

Which Vacuum Should I Use for Lead Dust?

Previously on Dust In Case, we’ve looked at selecting the right type of vacuum to safely remove gunpowder at firing ranges. Gunpowder dust’s dangers go beyond just combustibility, however, and ...

WS2320HDWeldingInAction

Which Vacuum Should I Use for Welding Dust?

Welding and metalworking jobs can produce a byproduct of dusts, fumes and gases that can create housekeeping nuisances throughout a facility, as well as pose both health and combustible dust ...

B-02-155a

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 ...

Mat_Stand_Add_Manu_1

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 ...

Untitled-1

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 ...

bilde

Deadly Indiana Explosion Highlights Severity of Grain Dust

An explosion inside a grain silo at a farming co-op serves as yet another reminder as to how deadly and dangerous combustible dust can truly be if it isn’t properly ...

Firing Range Explosion Proof Vacuum

What Type of Vacuum Should I Use for Firing Ranges?

One of the major concerns at shooting ranges is how to properly remove the accumulated lead dust from weapon discharge. The dust needs to be removed quickly, often, and in ...

Food and Grain Dust Vacuum

What Vacuum Should I Use for Grain Dust Removal?

We’ve talked a lot about the dangers of grain dust explosions. Dust from corn and wheat stored in dry environments like a silo and exposed to an ignition source can ...

ExplosionCategory

How-To Make Sure a Vacuum is Certified Explosion Proof

If you’re in an industry that deals with combustible particles, you know that making sure you have vacuums that can withstand a potential ignition is paramount to not only the ...