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Smart Plant Remote Monitoring equipment improves Baghouse Health

When IAC’s Vice President of Engineering, Tristan Trupka, was a guest on the 174th episode of the “Dust Safety Science” Podcast, there was some discussion that IAC’s Joe Haney may also be invited to the show. As hoped, Joe joined host Dr. Chris Cloney (PEng.) for the show’s 180th episode. If you missed Tristan’s episode you can read a summary or link to that installment here.

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IAC to Design & Build National Cement Terminal in Dickson, TN

MISSION, KS – Industrial Accessories Company (IAC) has been awarded an EPC contract to design and construct a new bulk storage cement terminal, located in Dickson, TN, for National Cement of Alabama, Inc. IAC will provide complete EPC services including engineering, equipment fabrication and supply, equipment installation, concrete foundations, and construction through IAC’s wholly owned subsidiary Adelphi Construction LC. The project has a contract completion date of Jan 31, 2023, however IAC anticipates improving the completion date because the company self-performs foundations, silo erection, mechanical installation and automated controls supply.

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Large Scale Dust Collection Systems for Greenfield Applications

IAC’s Vice President of Engineering, Tristan Trupka, recently was a guest on the podcast, “Dust Safety Science”. The show discusses process systems and combustible dust safety with host Dr. Chris Cloney (PEng.), an esteemed expert in the field. Dr. Cloney has presented at academic conferences in over five countries, published over 15 peer-reviewed journals, and now focuses on educating industrial workers on best practices for handling combustible dust safely.

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How Can Velocity and Interstitial Velocity Differ

Can velocity and interstitial velocity are commonly confused when proper filter selection and baghouse sizing are being decided because they are very similar when filter bags extend to the hopper level. Can velocity is the vertical gas velocity throughout the housing, above the hopper level but before reaching the bottom of the bags. Interstitial velocity is the vertical gas velocity once the flow is at the bottom of the filter bags.

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