Industrial Dust Extraction
Many types of materials generate varying types of dust, dependent on the processes and materials used in the production environment. Some of these dusts can be hazardous and potentially explosive – to keep your work space safe and healthy, careful consideration and planning should be applied when considering dust removal systems.
Make integratedAIR Systems your trusted dust control partner and we will do the rest. With experience in multiple industries, such as commercial print, corrugated card, beverage cans and many more, we are dedicated to our trade and ready to work with you.
Working closely with HSG258 guidance our Design Engineers can make sure that your systems are compliant with whatever regulations that need to be followed depending on the type of dust or fume that needs to be extracted:
- Our equipment will help your workplace comply with LEV & CoSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) requirements.
- Our equipment will meet the emissions regulations set by your local authority.
- integratedAIR System ensure our systems are in line with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) alongside the ATEX Directive.
- Our systems can also be supplied with ATEX certified non-return valves for mounting in your extraction ductwork. This prevents explosions from propagating through extraction ducts and back into production areas, providing a de-coupling feature required for ATEX compliance.
What Are the Benefits of Industrial Dust Control Systems?
Dust control systems are vital to meeting your safety, quality and environmental obligations, as well as saving you time and money in the long run:
• Protects worker health
• Protects product quality
• Protects plant machinery
• Reduces explosive risk
• Reduces necessary workspace cleaning
• Reduces general machinery maintenance and servicing
integratedAIR Filtration is a recent addition to the integratedAIR Group. Their BlueClean® range of stand-alone filter units’ are designed bespoke for your business. The filter units and local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems are of premium quality, saving you money, ensuring the safety of your employees and improving the efficiency of your workplace.
Find out more about the units integratedAIR Filtration supply
How Does a Dust Control System Work?
To be effective, your dust extraction system needs to be tailored to the equipment you use, and the type of dust they create. The starting point for this is selecting the appropriate application-specific dust collectors.
Following this, the dust extraction process can take place:
Cleaner Air Flow
One problem encountered by an industrial dust control filter is that it can very quickly become clogged, reducing efficiency as the extracted airflow reduces. To address this, a reverse jet pulse cartridge or bag filter would be
The way a reverse jet filter works is to periodically blast the opposite side of the filter with a jet of compressed air. The collected dust is dropped into the collector hopper & bin below, and the filter elements cleaned to allow air to pass through the selected media & flow freely again.
What Are the Applications of Industrial Dust Extraction Systems?
Dust control filter systems are essential in any business where processes generate dust.
Most recently we have been designing systems for removing Aluminium, corrugated card and lacquer dust for companies such as Crown Packaging, Ball packaging, Trivium, DS Smith, Bluetree group and many more, all around the world. We can do the same for you.
For practical advice on dust extraction, Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) and how to comply with the law, visit www.hse.gov.uk/lev