Two reasons to choose an AAF<sup><font size="2" >®</font></sup> dust collector
Monday, August 19, 2019
AAF has collected dust and fume including carbon steel, stainless steel, explosive light metals (Titanium, Magnesium and Aluminum) and even specialty materials such as Carbon Composites, using both wet and dry technologies. The RotoClone® N & PulsePak® Prime are the ultimate wet and dry dust collectors for metalworking applications.
How does the NFPA 484 apply to my dust collection?
Thursday, August 1, 2019
What materials can my dust collection system collect?
Per NFPA 484 18.104.22.168, the dust collection system cannot collect materials that are incompatible with each other – such as ferrous and non‐ferrous materials. Moreover, this section states that the dust collection system must only be used to collect the material it was designed for.
Do you know if your woodworking application applies to NFPA 664?
Thursday, June 27, 2019
How do I know if my dust is explosive?
Wood dust is considered an explosive dust, however, the processes that generate the wood dust can have an effect on the speed of the explosion along with the pressure that goes along with it. AAF can provide recommendations for where to get your explosive dust tested so explosion equipment can be accurately sized for your application.
Dust collection in the food industry
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Dust collection in the food industry can be a challenge. The basic nature of particulate generated during food manufacturing and processing presents a unique challenge for the dust filtration industry. In many food products, the dust or particulate that needs to be captured contains moisture, oils or is sticky in nature.