Dust Collection Applications and Photos

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Pedestal Grinder

Source capture system for a pedestal grinder includes hooding, abrasion-resistant stainless steel flex hose, 55-gallon drum as a spark arrestor and drop-out box, and a cartridge dust collector.

Pedestal Grinder

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Portable Food Sifter

Portable cartridge collector used to collect dust from a portable food sifter.

Portable Food Sifter

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Surface Grinders

Two cartridge dust collectors filter dust from several dry surface grinders. Custom hoods provide effective source capture of dust from the grinders.

Surface Grinders

4.

Body Shop

A free-hanging air filtration system cleans the air in an automotive body shop.

Body Shop

5.

Body Shop

Body shop using floor mounted filtration system to clean the air in the shop.

Body Shop

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Printing Press Odors & Dust

Floor mounted filtration unit used to help control the odors from UV inks used in printing press area. The unit utilizes 200 lbs. of bonded carbon media to reduce odors. Media filtration is also incorporated into the unit to capture dust particles.

Printing Press Odors & Dust

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Cast Iron and Silica Dust

Cast Iron and Silica dust generated by hand grinding at a foundry. Customer was cited by OSHA and installed several floor mounted air filtration units that used 3 HP motor and generated 5000 CFM. The unit is a free standing ambient filtration system that has four sided air intake.

Cast Iron and Silica Dust

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Automatic Grinder — Heavy Sparks

A Dust Collector with low-velocity drop-out and hopper handles dust and heavy sparks from automatic grinder. The dust collection system has a distribution header with steel flex hose.

Automatic Grinder — Heavy Sparks

9.

Batch Mixing

A portable cartridge collector collects dust at a pet food manufacturing company.

Batch Mixing

10.

Baghouse

A food processing plant that mixes flavors used a baghouse to collect dust generated from multiple mixing operations. The baghouse generated 8500 CFM with a 40 HP motor. The baghouse has 81 ten foot bags, explosion vent, rotary air lock, 35 stack with silencer, sprinklers with temperature activation sensors, inlet blow back damper, exhaust fusible fire damper, lockable manual outlet damper and explosion vent with deflection plate. The baghouse cabinet, bags and stainless steel clamp together ductwork were all grounded. Filters are accessed via a walk in plenum.

Baghouse

11.

Cut-Off Saw

Metal fabricated enclosure and a spark deflector plate contain and control dust and sparks. A 12-cartridge dust collector mounted outside collects the dust from the cut-off saw.

Cut-Off Saw

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Cut-Off Saw

Cartridge dust collector installed on cut off saw. The saw uses a phenolic blade to cut various steel pipes and beams. The unit was able to turn a messy area into a clean application and received the approval of the customer's Health and Safety Department. The unit provides a nominal 1000 cfm, and features the patented "Vibra Pulse" filter cleaning system.

Cut-Off Saw

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Abrasive Cut-Off Saw

Bronze foundry & precision machining manufacturer used a 12 cartridge, 10HP dust collector with final HEPA filter to collect dust / sparks from (2) abrasive cut off saws. The 4000 cfm dust collector, equipped with a rotary air lock, empties dust into a super sack. Quick Fit clamp together pipe was used for an easy installation.

Abrasive Cut-Off Saw

14.

Hexavalent Chromium Downdraft Table

Custom downdraft table to recondition helicopter rotor blades containing chromium: 12 wide x 30 deep, 10 hp motor, 11,000 cfm, variable frequency drive, 8 self-cleaning cartridge filters, screw conveyor dust removal system, final HEPA filters with audio/visual alarms, integrated 4 station high vacuum system and regain air, producing 400-800 fpm.

Hexavalent Chromium Downdraft Table

15.

Dust Control Booth

An aerospace company utilizes this dust collection booth for controlling composite/steel grinding dust. Booth size is 8' wide x 12' deep x 7.5 high; it has a 15 HP motor, 18 cartridge filters with 4950 sq. ft. of media, 12000 cfm, and adjustable Regain Air, providing 400 to 800 FPM in the working zone of booth.

Dust Control Booth

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Composite Dust

A booth contains and collects dust from composite sanding and welding in an aircraft maintenance facility.

Composite Dust

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Fiberglass Dust Booth

Filtration booth 20 wide x 8 deep x 7.5 high for controlling fiberglass dust. Provides 20,000 cfm with 24 self-cleaning cartridge filters. Variable frequency drives allow control of the motor speed. Booth utilizes regain air, allowing 25% of the exhausted cleaned air to be ducted to the front of the booth. The regain distribution header then directs the air to the back of the booth, producing velocities of 400-800 fpm in the working zones.

Fiberglass Dust Booth

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Grinding Dust Booth

Dust containment booth 10 wide x 12 deep x 10 high with 3 crane slot. This booth is used for grinding on large electric motors. The booth provides 13,600 CFM with a 10 HP motor. Has 12 cartridge filters which are cleaned each time the booth is turned off. Optional regain air provides 400 fpm in working zone.

Grinding Dust Booth

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Sanding and Grinding Booth

Containment booth without side walls used to collect dust from reconditioning forklifts. The booth is 16 wide x 12 deep x 9.5 high, has (2) 7.5 HP motor which provide 16000 CFM and cartridge filters with auto pulse cleaning system. Booth utilizes regain air which allowing 25% of the exhausted cleaned air to be ducted to the front of the booth. The regain distribution header then directs the air to the back of the booth, producing velocities of 400-800 fpm in the working zones.

Sanding and Grinding Booth

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Belt Sander

Hydraulic valve manufacturer used a cartridge dust collector to capture sanding dust from their 6 belt sander and downdraft table. The dust collector ( 31 x 29 foot print) provides 1500 CFM with a 3 HP motor and is ducted through the block wall. The vertical cartridge filter has a pulse cleaning system.

Belt Sander

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Steel Dust

A cartridge collector (with 256 cartridges) collects steel grinding dust for a knife manufacturer.

Steel Dust

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Rock Dust

A cartridge dust collector with 192 filters handles heavy loading of rock dust.

Rock Dust

23.

Borax Powder

A (40 filter) central cartridge collector, with a 40 HP motor, 31 drops, and 15,000 CFM, collects Borax powder from a wire drawing operation.

Borax Powder

24.

Food Processing

Portable dust collector collects residual airborne dust generated when emptying products into the top of a food blender and when it is being discharged into various totes. The cartridge collector has a washdown motor and arm and is also available in stainless steel.

Food Processing

25.

Spice Dust

Stainless cartridge dust collector ducted to flexible stainless steel capture arm to collect dust from a spice mixing operation.

Spice Dust

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Pharmaceutical Dust Collection

The stainless steel Portable Air Cleaner has a 1 hp motor, a 25' power cord, and a self supported articulating arm 4" dia., 5' long, rated at a nominal 400 cfm. Filtration is all internal, with a stainless prefilter, a 95% @ 1 micron secondary filter and a final 99.97% @ .3 micron HEPA.

Pharmaceutical Dust Collection

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Food Processing Stainless Steel

Stainless steel cartridge dust collector with stands/hopper/10 gallon quick disconnect dust containers used in food processing plant. Each unit produces a nominal 1000 cfm.

Food Processing  Stainless Steel

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Pharmaceutical Blending

Pharmaceutical company uses (3) 316 Stainless Steel portable cartridge collectors with 6.75" dia by 7' long fume arms to collect dust from blending operations. The units have 1 1/2 HP motors, nominal 700 CFM, manually activated cartridge cleaning systems with final 99.997 HEPA filters.

Pharmaceutical Blending

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Stainless Steel Portable

Portable polished continuously welded stainless steel cartridge collector. Nominal 700 cfm, 120/1/60, wash down motor with 6" diameter x 10' length articulating arm. Collector used to collect residual dust in blending and mixing operations in the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Stainless Steel Portable

30.

Band Saws

Ceiling mounted cartridge dust collectors collect dry dust from band saws.

Band Saws

31.

ID/OD Grinding

Cartridge Dust Collector with 3 HP motor ducted to four 4" flexible arms collecting dust from ID/OD grinders.

ID/OD Grinding

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Brazing Copper

Double sided downdraft table, 6 cartridge filters, steel grate, 5 HP motor, 6000 cfm, table dimensions 72 x 48 x 36. Table is divided in half with a regain air plenum. Used for hand brazing of copper coils. Customer purchased 12 tables.

Brazing Copper

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Grinding Dust Heavy Sparks

Manufacturer of springs for the automotive industry collects grinding dust using a 5 HP cartridge dust collector with a nominal 2000 cfm. The duct work was extended to the ceiling, then enlarged before entering the collector to reduce the duct velocity and allow the sparks time to cool.

Grinding Dust  Heavy Sparks

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Custom Table

Downdraft table designed to catch dust and sparks from a pedestal grinder, and also to collect the dust from grinding, sanding and polishing the edges of large sheet metal panels with slots on both sides of a 8' x 4' table surface. The star shaped handles are dampers used to direct the suction to the slots on the 8' sides of the table or to the enclosure with the pedestal grinder. The table provides 4000 cfm with a 5 HP motor. Uses (4) cartridge filters with an auto pulse cleaning system.

Custom Table

35.

Abrasive Blasting

The supply louvers, return louvers, and dust drawer of the abrasive blasting room. An external dust collector with 32 cartridges collects the heavy dust loading.

Abrasive Blasting

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Abrasive Blasting- Plastic Media

Military base used a cartridge collector with hopper, 55 gallon drum to collect and reclaim plastic media in abrasive blasting operation. The 30 HP motor/blower is mounted on the collector with side exhaust/bird screen. Motor/blower provides 12000 CFM @ 9 of total static pressure. Hinged explosion vent with latches are installed on the collector.

Abrasive Blasting- Plastic Media

37.

Grinding on Engine Blocks

Remanufacturer of diesel engines uses a custom low profile downdraft table to collect dust from grinding on engines blocks. Downdraft table is 96"L x 54"D x 24"H and fits underneath the conveyor. The intake grating is 48" x 48" with 250 cfm downdraft velocity. Cartridge filters use an off line pulse cleaning system.

Grinding on Engine Blocks

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Grinding Dust

Cartridge downdraft table 42" deep x 66" wide with back curtain used to collect grinding dust in diesel remanufacturing plant.

Grinding Dust

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Grinding Dust

Cartridge downdraft table with side shields used to collect grinding dust. Working surface of the unit is 24" deep x 48" wide x 33" high. Nominal 1000 CFM, 120/1/60, self cleaning cartridge filters and external dust pan.

Grinding Dust

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Surface Grinding

Vertical media collector mounted outside collecting mist/dust from surface grinders with hoods. Cleaned air is returned back in the plant.

Surface Grinding

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Dual Downdraft Table

Downdraft table designed to catch dust and sparks from a pedestal grinder, and also to collect the dust from grinding, sanding and polishing the edges of large sheet metal panels with suction trough slots on both sides of a 8' x 4' table surface. The table provides 4000 cfm with a 5 HP motor and stack silencer. Uses (4) cartridge filters with an auto pulse cleaning system.

Dual Downdraft Table

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Rottler Boring Machine

Dust collector with custom hood captures dust from cylinder block boring operation.

Rottler Boring Machine

43.

Plaster Dust

An air cleaner creates a negative in the booth in order to contain and collect plaster dust at a state university.

Plaster Dust

44.

Aluminum Dust

Panel Booth 8 high x 8 wide x 8 deep. Used to collect aluminum dust. Booth uses two 3 HP panel filter modules, each module provides 5000 CFM(10,000 CFM total), total of 24 MERV 14 panels filters, aluminum non sparking blower wheel with motor out of airstream, Dust Tite 80 watt florescent lights and sound blanket. Optional Regain Air Plenums which allows 25% of clean filtered air to be brought back to the front of booth, then blown to the back of the booth creating a push/pull air flow pattern.

Aluminum Dust

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Stainless Steel Grinding

Automotive supplier collects grinding dust with a cartridge dust collector. This dust collector is an 8 cartridge providing 2000 CFM using a 7.5 HP motor with silencer. The unit is mounted outside with explosion vent because the Kst value of the dust was 14.

Stainless Steel Grinding

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Conveyor Downdraft Dust Collector

Custom downdraft table designed with section of conveyor on top,

Conveyor Downdraft Dust Collector

47.

Graphite Dust

MAXFLO cartridge collector with 3 HP motor providing 1000 CFM. Filtration consist of cartridges filters with reverse pulse cleaning system with final HEPA after filters. Dust collector is ducted to a 6 diameter x 10 boom with a 6 diameter x 10 MAXFLO self supported collection arm.

Graphite Dust

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Hand Grinding

MAXFLO DD-36 downdraft table used by a pump manufacturer for collecting grinding dust. The MAXFLO-DD-36 has a 3 deep x 6 wide fiberglass grate non mar working surface, side shields and dust tight florescent light. This MAXFLO downdraft table uses a 7.5 HP motor producing 4500 CFM which generates a downdraft velocity of 250 FPM. Six large high efficiency cartridge filters provide the filtration media with a reverse pulse compressed air cleaning system.
Price range: $10,000 to $15,000

Hand Grinding