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Heavy duty HEPA vacuum for 110 gallon drums

March 12, 2014

EXAIR’s new 110 Gallon Heavy Duty HEPA Vac is a powerful, HEPA quality, industrial vacuum cleaner. The higher capacity drum means that fewer drum changes will be required during clean-up. The Heavy Duty HEPA Vac is designed to move more material with less wear.


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New dust collector hoppers fit low-profile applications

March 27, 2013

Camfil APC has introduced two new dust collector hoppers for use where space constraints dictate the use of a low-profile dust collection system. Designed to fit Farr Gold Series® cartridge dust collectors, the Low Pro hopper is best suited to collection of dust and fumes from cutting, blasting, welding and thermal spray operations; while the Low Boy hopper is for use with heavier dust-loading applications involving a variety of dry dusts.


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Two workers killed in Texas combustible dust flash fire

Multiple safety violations for three companies
February 22, 2013

OSHA has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors Inc. and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the lives of two workers at a Hockley, Texas work site. Proposed penalties for the three companies total $119,840.
 


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Dust collection manufacturer changes name to Camfil Air Pollution Control

February 12, 2013

Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global producer of dust and fume collectors to clean up industrial processes, has announced that the company will now operate under the name Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC).


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GAO report supports science behind black lung rule

January 24, 2013

Research supports an Obama administration plan to reduce coal miners’ exposure to the dust that causes black lung, a much-anticipated Government Accountability Office )GAO) report released this January found. Last December, House Republicans inserted language into an appropriations bill requiring the study. No money could be used to implement a proposed coal mine dust rule until the GAO evaluated the research underpinning it, the rider said.


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New HemiPleat eXtreme dust collector filter offers higher efficiency and durability, lower pressure drop

January 22, 2013

A new HemiPleat® eXtreme nano fiber filter from Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) offers higher filtration efficiencies, greater durability, and better resistance to pulse-cleaning than competitive products.These advantages can extend filter life and reduce operating and energy costs associated with industrial cartridge dust and fume collectors.


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Carpet co. agrees to improve fire safety at four facilities

October 11, 2012

Under a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Labor, Mohawk Industries Inc., has agreed to increase fire protection at its four carpet pad facilities.


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GAO backs science behind coal dust PEL

August 20, 2012

An Obama administration plan to decrease black lung disease by reducing the amount of respirable dust to which coal miners are exposed has gotten the nod from the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO), which has determined that scientific research behind proposed exposure limits is valid.


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Al. furniture workers exposed to combustible dust

August 14, 2012

Scholar Craft Products Inc., doing business as Melsur Corp., has been cited by OSHA for 25 safety and health violations following an inspection at its Birmingham furniture manufacturing plant.


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Camfil Farr's new spark arrestor protects against dust

July 17, 2012

Camfil Farr APC has introduced a new spark arrestor that provides superior protection to its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collection systems.


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