Camfil Air Pollution Control has introduced the Stinger™, an explosion isolation valve that isolates dust collector explosions to prevent a deflagration from traveling back through the inlet pipe of the dust collector into the workspace.
The collection and testing of dust samples is a long-established practice used by industrial safety and hygiene professionals to make informed dust collection decisions. While dust-testing protocols have not changed markedly in recent years, the importance of dust testing has changed.
NFPA 654: Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids contains comprehensive guidance on the control of dusts to prevent explosions. The following are some of its recommendations:
Packaged units ideal for pharmaceutical, other applications
August 1, 2013
Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) now offers its Farr Gold Series® dust collection systems in a skid package that speeds and simplifies installation. The new Gold Series skid packages incorporate high efficiency cartridge dust collectors and all related equipment onto a single platform that is easy to transport and install.
Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a product brochure on its new line of HemiPleat® eXtreme nano fiber filters. The cartridge dust collector filters offer high filtration efficiencies and low pressure drop, and they are designed to withstand the rigors of pulse-cleaning for long life and reduced energy and operational costs.