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Additional Considerations for Dust Collection System Design (Part 4 of Design Guide)

In this design guide we have reviewed a relatively simple baghouse dust collection system with few variables. Even at this level it is still recommend to consult with an experienced dust collector OEM like Baghouse.com before making any equipment purchase. There may be additional factors to consider before determining the final sizing, design, construction and […]


The Four Key Baghouse System Design Variables (Part 2 of Design Guide)

For a dust collection system to function adequately engineers must design and operate the system to maintain the (4) key design parameters of airflow (measured in CFM), airflow velocity (measured in FPM), Static Pressure/Static Resistance and Air to Cloth Ratio (or A/C). Changes to any of these key system parameters will result in systemwide performance issues. […]


Why You Need to Properly Size Your Baghouse System (Part 1 of Design Guide)

Dust collection systems play a vital role in many commercial and industrial facilities. Whether part of a system process, used to capture harmful pollutants from furnaces/boilers, to convey dry bulk product or to maintain a clean and safe work environment, dust collection systems need to function at near constant peak efficiency for facilities to operate […]

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Find Leaking Baghouse Filters Faster with a Triboelectric Broken Bag Detector

By Dominick DalSanto Baghouse.com Quickly finding and replacing leaking filters is crucial for keeping a baghouse operating at peak efficiency. The longer you take to replace the leaking filter the more likely you will have to report the event to your air quality control regulatory agency (reportable event) and the more abatement costs you will incur. […]


FAQs – Dust Collector Filters

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 then make convince their customers that they are locked into using a proprietary filter design that […]