NFPA 652

ARE YOU COMPLIANT WITH NFPA 652? September 7, 2020 is the deadline for dust tests in order to maintain compliance with with NFPA 652. We want to help you avoid fines and remain compliant in 2020. Our aftermarket team would be happy to help you navigate the dust test process. We can get your dust … Continued

Offline Filter Cleaning

If you have a cartridge dust collector, you’re probably aware of the compressed air pulses that clean the filters. Although our header tank design controls noise levels, the cleaning mechanism isn’t exactly silent. If the dust collector pulse cleans the cartridge filters during normal operation, why would you need to run an offline filter cleaning? Offline cleaning of … Continued

ARE YOU COMPLIANT WITH EPA’S NESHAP RULE 6X FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS? Under the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to develop air emission standards for 187 hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). These HAPs are linked to cancer, birth defects and other serious health issues. In 2008, the EPA introduced its National … Continued

The Dangers of Wood Dust

the growing dangers of WOOD DUST Wood processing industries have recently entered the limelight in dust collection news. Researchers have been looking into what about wood dust makes it most explosive. With increasingly more fires and explosions occurring over the recent years, businesses handling wood dust should take every precaution to ensure catastrophic events don’t … Continued

“Have you ever gone through your house and tried to spot everything that a curious baby might get into? If you’re looking at dust safety in your shop, start thinking about dust like a baby who just figured out how to open the kitchen drawers and pull things off the coffee table. Like your adorable … Continued

Companies hold responsibility for their air pollution control and management. The EPA lists its “Big Six” air pollutants. Above all, the two of these that concern our customers the most are lead and other particulate matter. This can include many kinds of industrial air pollution. The EPA certainly enforces limitations on these. In addition to the … Continued

About The School Located in northern Texas, the Community College offers comprehensive two-year educational programs – including a welding technology program. The school offers Associate of Art, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science Degrees. Challenge: The Welding Technology Program was interested in more cost effective cartridge filters for their Lincoln Statiflex 6000 dust … Continued

When talking about dust and fume collection systems, we often discuss OSHA regulations for exposure inside the building. However, EPA regulations on dust and fume control limit what can be released into the environment. Air quality control inside a facility protects worker health. It also protects the facility from combustible dust hazards. The same hazardous … Continued

The history of dust collection begins with a problem that needed to be solved. It was the early 1800’s in Pittsburgh, PA. Sulfur and other fumes from burning bituminous coal covered the city with some of the worst smoke pollution in the country. Pittsburghers were used to constantly cleaning the black dust off everything, even … Continued

    The dust level sensor from Imperial Systems makes it safe and convenient to monitor dust collection containers. The sensor uses a signal to detect the level of dust inside the container. When it detects that a container is full, a light on the sensor indicates which container needs to be changed out. The … Continued