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Keeping Dust Out of Non-Manufacturing Spaces in Industrial Facilities

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High efficiency dust collectors are well known for maintaining cleanliness in industrial processing areas. But offices, control rooms, server rooms and similar spaces in these facilities must also be protected against dust infiltration. Pressurization in combination with cartridge-style dust collection is an effective and sometimes overlooked air-cleaning strategy.
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Dust Explosion Propagation: Myths and Realities

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The unfortunate propensity of dust explosions to destroy entire facilities and claim lives has been reported in numerous past incidents. A recent illustration is the massive explosion that occurred on February 7th, 2008 at the Imperial Sugar Company in Port Wentworth (Georgia), where 14 people were killed and 36 people were injured.
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Tubing & Hose Buying Tips, Part 1

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Determining what plastic tubing is best for an application can be a challenge.
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Specialized Adhesives Withstand Thermal Cycling

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Adhesives capable of withstanding thermal cycling offer many functional benefits. Rather than designing an application around substrate materials with matching CTEs, many specialty adhesives can handle these fluctuations.
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Why this fast growing municipality switched to calcium hypochlorite for chlorination

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A recent major rehab at Lakewood Township Municipal Utility Authority’s Water Treatment Plant included switching from gaseous chlorine to efficient calcium hypochlorite disinfection. The result has been the added convenience, improved storage and handling safety over gas chlorine and consistent, reliable chlorination.
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FIBC Filling & Selection

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As more products are supplied in Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FlBCs) questions and concerns are being raised about all aspects of the Bulk Bag system of packaging. This article addresses these concerns.


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Tubular Cable & Chain Drag Conveyors - Function, Performance & Benefits

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Numerous health, safety and hygiene s tandards for the chemical, food and gener al processing industries, in North America and Europe in particular, mandate the need for enclosed conveying systems for dry bulk solids, additives and ingredients in whatever form – powders, granules, flakes, pellets and many others.


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Discharging Bulk Bags - A Practical Guide to Dust Containment and Static Control

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This white paper covers everything you need to know about dust containment and static control.
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Selecting the Best Conveyor for your Application

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The benefits of four different types of conveyor - flexible screw, aero-mechanical, vacuum and pneumatic are discussed for conveying a wide variety of dry bulk solids and ingredients in the food, chemical, mineral, ceramic, pharmaceutical, plastics, rubber, water and many other industries.


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Cakes – not always good!

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Over 70% of materials in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries (from raw materials, additives and intermediates through to manufactured products) are supplied as relatively free-flowing powders, intended to be suitable for the manufacturing process or final application.
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