Dust collection minimizes air particle contamination in workshops, plants and manufacturing facilities. Particles are released from material processing in nearly every fabrication industry, from large wood shaving particles or metal shaving particles to fine, respirable chemicals and smoke particles. Air particles released during manufacturing processes are hazardous to both worker and equipment health, quickly leading to a number of problems if particles are not removed from facility air. Read More…
Quality Air ManagementChapel Hill, NC | 800-267-5585
With 20+ years in the industry, it is no wonder Quality Air Management manufactures and supplies the newest, most revolutionary technology available. This includes a wide variety of quality dust collectors in standard and custom configurations.$$$
Scientific Dust CollectorsAlsip, IL | 708-597-7090
Scientific Dust Collectors (SDC) began in 1981 when our first patent for improving filter cleaning was issued. Since then, SDC has been issued a number of additional related patents for improvements in dust collector cleaning technologies including our patented nozzle-based cleaning system which is superior to other collectors. Combined with our High Side Inlets, Wide Filter Spacing, and Inlet Baffling, we are able to guarantee performance, efficiency, and filter life. If you want the best, please consider SDC.$$$
Griffin FiltersLiverpool, NY | 315-451-5300
Griffin Filters is a trusted and dedicated leading manufacturer in the dust collector industry. We offer a wide selection of dust collectors with customization options available in order to serve various industries. Our experts are committed to manufacturing high-quality dust collectors that fit our customers' needs at competitive prices. Since its start in 1950, Griffin Filters has been setting industry standards in the dust collecting industry.$$$
RoboVentSterling Heights, MI | 888-928-4215
Ever since our inception in 1989, Robovent has been a leader in the manufacturing and design of ventilation and filtration systems. We have experience coming up with solutions to protect our customers from a wide range of dust, including aluminum dust, cast iron grinding dust, fertilizer dust, and more. Industries we serve include automotive, military, construction, medical, and aerospace. For a complete list of our services and capabilities, visit our website or call Robovent today!$$$
Delfin Industrial VacuumsPlymouth, MN | 877-205-9015
As a leading manufacturer in the dust collecting industry, Delfin Industrial Vacuums is dedicated to manufacturing high-quality products. Our main focus has always been to provide our customers with high-quality products that are built to last. Delfin is an ISO 9001 certified company.$$$
Midwest Finishing Systems, Inc.Hartland, WI | 800-854-0030
Our dust collecting systems are designed to eliminate respirable airborne contaminants from the work environment. Eliminating airborne contamination in the workspace can lead to better employee performance and a lower rate of absenteeism.$$$
Atlantic Dust CollectionKernersville, NC | 336-906-4817
Atlantic Dust Collection is committed to providing you with the highest level of customer service and the best most cost effective way to keep your facility clean, safe and functioning properly. Our highly skilled team has the application knowledge and experience to provide the best solution for your application as well as your budget. We are dedicated to our customers and will continue to provide effective solutions and support to meet the demand on site.$$$
Dust collection is a vital process for coal handling, cement fabrication, metal fabrication, mining, chemical processing, woodworking, recycling and agricultural industries, among many others. State OSHA regulations require industries with smoke-, dust-, or particle-emitting processes to comply with clean air standards for their workplaces, and environmental regulations limit acceptable outdoor emissions.
As the dust collection industry advances, smaller and more efficient filtering equipment is being developed to meet increasingly strict occupational safety and environmental regulations.
Different types of dust collectors can be used in dust collection systems including bag houses, cyclone dust collectors, jet dust collectors, and portable dust collectors. Baghouses, the most common dust collector design, draw dirty air in through ducts to a hopper-shaped baghouse containing fabric filters bags. A large blower creates a vacuum that draws the air from the facility into the collection chamber and then through the fabric bags, leaving behind the dust, smoke and particles; the clean air exits through the fan at the outlet, while dust particles settle into an airlock at the bottom of the hopper.
Similarly, jet dust collectors are a type of baghouse that use jets of reversed air to shake the dust-caked fabric bag filters free of dirt. Cyclone dust collectors are inertial separators which use centrifugal air movement within a hopper-shaped chamber to separate particles from the air; the heavier particles hit the outer wall of the hopper and gravity brings them down to the bottom of the hopper, where they are collected.
Portable dust collectors, which generally use fabric or cartridge filters, can be moved around to various workstations for localized dust collection. Wet dust collectors are special dust collection devices that can capture both solid particulate and gaseous impurities in the air using chemical reactions and absorption techniques, and are often used to collect flammable metal dusts like magnesium, aluminum or titanium.