USAF Blog

High Inlet versus Low Inlet Baghouse Design

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collection Design | Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

In this article, we break down the design factors that help determine a baghouse system’s inlet placement, how can velocity plays a role, the advantages of a high inlet versus a low inlet baghouse, and what our V.P. of Engineering recommends when designing a dust collection system

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Guide to Dust Collection CFM

Guide to Calculating Dust Collection CFM

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collection Design | Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

Learn more about US Air Filtration’s approach to calculating your CFM requirements. We also provide the top questions you should be asking an engineering firm to help identify the right solution for your application.

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Filter Bags

How to Select the Right Dust Collector Filter Bags

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Filter Bags & Parts | Estimated Reading Time: 12 minutes

This comprehensive guide to choosing the right filter bag for your dust collection system includes topics such as understanding dust properties, filter bag media availability, filter bag construction, treatments, and air to cloth ratio.

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Dust Collector

Dust Collector Maintenance Guide

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collector Maintenance | Estimated Reading Time: 15 minutes

A comprehensive collection of troubleshooting and maintenance tips to keep a dust collection system performing perfectly. Learn more about a dust collection system’s most wearable parts, proper entry procedures, on demand cleaning and more! Includes free action item and start-up check list downloads.

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Dust Collector Purchasing Guide

Dust Collector Purchasing Guide

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collection Design | Estimated Reading Time: 13 minutes

An exhaustive dust collector purchasing guide that will help you identify the right system which will perform safely, efficiently, and reliably for many years. Includes topics such as understanding dust properties, volume requirements, different baghouse styles, and more. Also get access to a free dust collector sizing quiz!

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Baghouse Installation

Top 3 Reasons Filter Bags Fail

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Filter Bags & Parts | Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

When you calculate the life expectancy of filters, there are multiple environmental factors that play a role into the final answer. In some instances, filter bags end up failing prematurely. In this article, we discuss the top 3 reasons filters fail too soon and how to avoid them.

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How to Solve Damaged Freight Issues

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust-collection-newsfeed | Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

It’s unfortunate, but inevitable. Shipments from any supplier you work with can sustain damage during transit. To help you solve damaged freight issues more quickly, we outline the next steps to take when damaged freight arrives at your warehouse door.

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Low Temp Filter Bag Media

Low Temp Filter Bag Media Guide

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Filter Bags & Parts | Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

For plants that operate between temperatures of ambient to 275 degrees Fahrenheit, these are the three most commonly used low temperature filter bag medias installed in dust collection systems. Includes an overview of media characteristics, common industry usage, and more.

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Industrial Dust Guide

Air Pollution Control & Managing Industrial Dust

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collectors | Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes

Learn more about the negative effects of dust in the workplace, what industrial dust is, how industrial dust is created, potential dangers you should plan for, and the benefits of a properly engineered dust collection system.

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Filter Bags

Shaker Filter Bags

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Filter Bags & Parts | Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

An introduction to shaker filter bag used most commonly in Shaker baghouses. Includes how shaker filter bags work, how they are cleaned, and their most common construction.

How to Clean Shaker Filter Bags

Shaker baghouses are engineered so that filters are hung and tensioned from the top of the unit, and at the bottom they are attached to a tube sheet. Mechanically shaking the filter bags is what cleans them. Shaker baghouses only clean while the system is off-line. Shaker baghouse operation is simple and can be seen in applications where no compressed air is available.

Construction of Shaker Filter Bags

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