Collection of toxic dusts requires CARE

1.Tank collection

Dusts are sucked into the vacuum tank that is emptied out when full.This is the standard procedure with most industrial vacuums.A dust cloud can occur when the tank is tipped up or tilted during emptying.

Operators can be exposed to the dust cloud.

 

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2.Paper Bag collection

Paper bags can be fitted to most industrial vacuums up to 80L capacity.The bags fit over the inlet nozzle with a rubber seal and collect the dust inside the bag. As the bags have a flexible sealing ring there is little chance of atmospheric contamination during the removal process.This is an excellent way of collecting smaller volumes of toxic dusts. Bags can be fitted to vacuums up to 80L capacity.

 

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3.Plastic Bag collection

Plastic bags can be fitted as a liner inside the larger industrial vacuums for bulk collection.The bags are open at the top and need to be sealed before disposal.This can present a small dust cloud problem when the vacuum is opened to remove the plastic bag.

 

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4.Continuous Enclosed Plastic Bag collection

A long plastic sleeve fits over the vacuum tank and is closed at the bottom with a cable tie. When the filter shaker is activated the dust drops into this bag and another cable tie closes off the top of the bag to give a completely enclosed collection system.The plastic sleeve is cut and new cable tie creates a new bag.An ideal method for the totally enclosed collection of bulk toxic dusts.

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5.Interceptor tank

This is an ideal method of preventing filter clogging as an interceptor tank collects around 95% of the dust before it enters the vacuum tank. Paper and plastic bag collection can be incorporated to reduce dust clouds on emptying.image6