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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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Cartridge Dust Collector with Filters

How Much Does a Dust Collector Cost?

Posted by Nicole Donnelly on | Category: Dust Collectors | Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes

We break down the cost of a dust collector and the factors that determine price for cartridge dust collectors, bin vents and baghouses. Includes dust load, air to cloth ratio, material conveying and handling, accessories, and more!

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The Best Filter Media for your Application

Baghouse Filter Bag Top and Bottom Configurations

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Filter Bags & Parts | Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

Baghouse filter configurations can vary widely and will be dependent on the style of dust collector your have. We explore the most common types of industrial baghouses, and the most widely used top and bottom filter bag configurations.

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How to replace your valves diaphragm

How to Replace Your Dust Collector Diaphragm Valve

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collector Maintenance | Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

Get step by step instructions on how to replace your diaphragm valve on your pulse jet dust collector. Includes a video and the common warning signs of a worn out diaphragm valve that you need to look out for.

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PTFE Membrane Filter Bags

Benefits of PTFE Membrane

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

Learn more about PTFE and how it works, how PTFE can save you money on costly baghouse change-outs, reduce wear and tear, reduce energy costs, and more.

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Dust Collector Change Out

Dust Collector Change Out Check List

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collector Maintenance | Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

How do you know when it’s time to change out the filters in your dust collector? There are typically two reasons people have a dust collector change out and we’re discussing those along with differential pressure, and how long filter last in this video.

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Baghouse Dust Collector

Baghouse Dust Removal Options

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collection Design | Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

The right dust removal method for your dust collector can help you avoid air flow being blocked off, loss of suction throughout the system, and a dangerous explosion that can happen due to dust build-up in the hopper. Learn the factors that go into choosing the right dust removal method and what they are.

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Baghouse Styles

Different Baghouse Styles: Advantages and Disadvantages

Posted by Joyce Nagy on | Category: Dust Collection Design | Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

Learn about the three main baghouses styles that are commonly used in most industrial processing and manufacturing applications.  We include a brief overview of the pros and cons of each to help guide you in identifying the right option for your work environment.

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