Fibre Board Plant
Baghouse Dust Collector
Industry Application: Cement Manufacturing
The Problem/Solution: A manufacturer of fiber cement building products including backer board and siding was experiencing dust pollution problems created during the fiber board stacking line process. This process produced a large amount of dust, which created a hazardous work environment for employees and potential fines for AQMD violations.
A new turnkey US Air Filtration pulse jet baghouse was designed and installed to remove dust from the work environment to ensure employee safety, comply with AQMD requirements, and improve plant efficiency.
Location: Peru, Illinois
Installation Date: 1999
Type of Pollutant: Cement / Fiber/ Silica Dust
Airflow: 18,000 CFM dust collector
Capture Method: Source Capture Method: Hoods were installed to capture the dust at source point.
Filtration Method Used: Pulse Jet Baghouse dust
collector, Model #1214-PTH-144-6
18,000 CFM Dust Collector