Dearborn Steel Plant Requests Massive Increase For Particulate Emissions

Dearborn Steel Plant Requests Massive Increase For Particulate Emissions

Massive steel mill looks to revise its air permit to allow for proportionally huge increases in its emissions, particularly PM10, VOCs, lead and manganese from its industrial dust collection system. Neighbors say its already emits far too much while the company says it is only a correct to reflect the actual state of the plant and will not result in increased emissions.      By...

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Baghouse Differential Pressure – How To Troubleshoot False Readings

Baghouse Differential Pressure – How To Troubleshoot False Readings

For baghouses to run efficiently, trustworthy differential pressure readings are required. How can you tell if your DP readings are accurate? What can you do if you suspect you are receiving false readings? This second article in our series on baghouse differential pressure will answer that question.  By Dominick DalSanto Baghouse Technology Expert and Sales Director Baghouse.com Part 1 –...

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Introduction to Combustible Dust Explosions Common to Baghouses

Introduction to Combustible Dust Explosions Common to Baghouses

Guest Post By Bevin Sequeira BS&B Safety Systems (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd.  Introduction to Dust Explosions   A Dust Explosion is the fast combustion of dust particles suspended in the air in an enclosed location. Coal dust explosions are a frequent hazard in underground coal mines, but dust explosions can occur where any powdered combustible material is present in an enclosed atmosphere...

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Baghouse Differential Pressure – Why Important?

Baghouse Differential Pressure – Why Important?

Accurate differential pressure readings are essential for efficient baghouse operation. This article outlines the importace of baghouse differential pressure and what baghouse problems it can be used to diagnose.  By Dominick DalSanto Baghouse Technology Expert and Sales Director Baghouse.com Part 1 – Why Important? Part 2 – How to Troubleshoot False Readings Baghouse Differential...

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How To Get The Best Price For Baghouse Filters

How To Get The Best Price For Baghouse Filters

By Dominick DalSanto October 28th, 2012 Baghouse.com | The process of selecting a baghouse filter supplier for your next set of replacement filters might seem like a simple task. You might think that all you need to do is call them up, tell them your model number and you will be set. But is it really that easy? Can you always rely on just any supplier to get you the right bags, at the best...

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Texas Coal Plant Sued Over Dust (PM2.5) Emissions

Environmental groups claim the 1625 MW coal-fired plant in La Grange, Texas is exceeding PM2.5 emissions limits due to outdated dust collectors and poor operating practices. By Dominick DalSanto July 20, 2012 Baghouse.com News | Environmental groups in Texas are suing one of the largest coal-fire power plants in the state, alleging the plant is violating its air pollution permits and emitting...

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