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Many problems arise over how to properly dispose of dust in the baghouse once it is collected. Improper dust disposal can directly impact the operation of your baghouse. Storing dust in your baghouse hopper is a terrible idea. Dust collector hoppers are designed for...read more
Question: What is "normal" differential pressure in a baghouse? Answer: In most applications a baghouse dust collector should run between between 3" to 6" w.g. under normal use. Once levels rise above 6" (roughly) and the cleaning system cannot return it any lower...read more
Question: Why are my baghouse filters so expensive to replace? Answer: Many simply buy their replacement filters from the OEM or sales rep that supplied their baghouse. Often times, manufacturers and sales rep organizations deliberately sell their units cheaper and...read more
Question: What does the "On-Time" setting on my baghouse control board do? Answer: On-Time determines how long the pulse valve is open for during a cleaning cycle. This setting is VERY important for proper cleaning of the baghouse filters on a pulse jet dust...read more
Yes, there is a difference between the two. One is used to increase collection efficiency and one is used primarily for protecting the filter bags from chemical attack. What Are PTFE Membrane Filter Bags? PTFE membrane is semi-porous layer of PTFE bonded to the...read more
The answer is that it depends…In many applications it is possible to reuse the cages once or possibly more. But in many other applications it may not be wise to reuse the cages. Damaged Baghouse Cages From Corrosion and Mishandling The main two types of cage damage we...read more