Filtration

Air Collection System Improves Air Quality at Metal Fabrication Plant

Many metalworking facilities feature large, open workspaces. While ideal for large scale production, this setting presents challenges for air quality and in assuring clean air in the work environment....
On January 17, 2020

Is Your Compressed Air Purity Validated?

Is your manufacturing plant's compressed air purity validated? Perhaps the methods you are employing to check the purity or quality of the air in your facility are only indicative? Is there...
On January 16, 2020

Clean Air Makes Boston Hotel a Friendly Neighbor

The Four Seasons Boston Hotel is located in a 13-story structure situated in the heart of historic Boston, Massachusetts. This prestigious hotel group dedicates itself to the highest quality...
On January 10, 2020

SmogHog Eliminates Kitchen Emissions at Sandia Resort and Casino

The Sandia Resort and Casino opened to great anticipation. The Indian gaming operation’s new property in Albuquerque, New Mexico featured multiple dining options, a huge casino and over 200 sleeping...
On January 9, 2020

How to Perform a Cold Corrosion Test for Cylinder Oil

The oil used to lubricate the cylinders of large 2-stroke marine diesel engines has to contend with high temperatures and acidic products formed during the combustion of sulphur-rich bunker...
On January 8, 2020

Six Points to Consider When Applying ISO8573-1 in a Manufacturing Facility

ISO (International Standards Organization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards. There are three ISO standards that relate to compressed air quality and testing...
On January 7, 2020

How to Solve Baghouse Airflow Restriction in Foundry Applications

Efficient operation of baghouses is an expected and necessary element of foundry productivity. These manufacturing facilities and systems assure clean and safe work environments, allowing people and...
On December 5, 2019

Listening, Learning and Applying Knowledge in Product Development

Although bulk filtration of a product prior to shipping was one of the first bioprocessing steps to benefit from single-use technology, it has been one of the last to benefit from...
On November 21, 2019

Early Adoption Single-Use Technology Can Ensure Successful Process Scale-Up

Whether you are running a process in a 30,000 L bioreactor in fed-batch mode, a 200 L continuous process, or have scaled-out (rather than up), you will start at small scale and look to increase the...
On October 30, 2019

Making Connections? Make the Right Choice for Your Single-Use Process

Single-use solutions have been widely adopted on a global scale within the biopharmaceutical industry due to the many advantages and process improvements they offer. Key applications for single-use...
On October 15, 2019

Extractables and Leachables - a Source of Confusion?

In the biopharmaceutical industry, extractables and leachables have come under the spotlight as stainless steel manufacturing systems have given way to single-use assemblies in...
On October 7, 2019

Best Practices for the Design and Operation of Coal Mill Dust Collectors

Today, cement manufacturing plants have to contend with a double-edged sword: How do they reduce production costs and still meet environmental regulations? How do they accomplish their goals and...
On October 7, 2019

Nitro Iced Coffee Uses Self-Contained Nitrogen Generators | Case Study

Battle Grounds Coffee is a small, community-oriented coffee shop in Haverhill, MA. The owners were challenged to find a more efficient and consistent way to deliver Nitro Coffee to their customers.  ...
On September 12, 2019

How to Prevent Contamination & Corrosion in Demineralized Water Storage Tanks

Power generation plants rely heavily on demineralized and deionized water to maintain required levels of water purity during process operations. Managing the water supply is critical under...
On September 4, 2019

Choosing the Best Dust Collector for Air Quality Control in Manufacturing

Dust collectors are important tools in any industrial manufacturing operation. They provide a cleaner environment for employees, eliminate air quality concerns, and meet environmental...
On August 27, 2019

Industrial Machine Vibration Analysis and Condition Monitoring

A condition monitoring system is concerned with the early detection of failure. Vibration monitoring systems, whether they use traditional techniques based on displacement or acoustic emission sensor...
On July 31, 2019

Filter Upgrade Improves Baghouse Performance in Industrial Manufacturing

A common goal shared by virtually all industrial manufacturing businesses is to assure safe and clean air quality throughout their production facilities. Using an inadequate air filtration system can...
On July 30, 2019

Fuel Monitoring Matters

Whether you choose distillates, liquefied natural gas (LNG) or scrubbers to meet the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) fuel regulations in 2020, it will be even more critical to regularly...
On July 18, 2019

How to Prevent Damage in Marine Fuel Systems From Cat Fines

Container ships and other large marine vessels face a challenge in complying with regulations of marine air pollution, meeting shipping deadlines and waiting for laboratory analysis results of fuel...
On July 9, 2019

Filter Upgrade Improves Bin Vent Dust Collector Performance

From food processing to coal handling to cement manufacturing, silos are used for bulk material storage in many industries.  Proper ventilation is critical to the preservation of the materials stored...
On June 18, 2019