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Color Run Explosion Sparks Combustible Dust Fears

Color runs have become a fun and wildly popular way to promote fitness across North America that you’ve probably seen filling up your friend’s social feeds in recent years, but ...

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Combustible Dust Safety Is A Staffing Agency’s Responsibility, Too

One of this year’s largest proposed OSHA fines featuring combustible dust violations was handed down this week to a New Jersey restaurant furniture manufacturer. Among the 42 violations cited to ...

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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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Update to Section 179 Tax Deduction Benefits Industrial Vacuum Consumers

The IRS’ Section 179 tax deduction allows business owners to deduct the value of qualifying equipment and property bought or financed, and put into use in their operations throughout the ...

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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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5 Tips to Reduce Combustible Dust Fires In Factories

A Cleveland auto coatings plant is handed down a $62,300 fine by OSHA for violating combustible dust hazards. A combustible dust explosion at a British Columbia wood pellet plant leaves ...

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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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Deadly Metal Dust Explosion In China Serves As a Warning to American Manufacturers, Too

A metal dust blast inside of a Chinese automobile parts factory will go down as one of the most fatal combustible dust accidents in recent memory worldwide. It happened on ...