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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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Custom Machine Guard on Positive Displacement Blower

Custom Machine Guards Keep Your Employees Safe

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released their Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2021. Coming in at number ten on the list is a repeat offender – Machine Guarding. The same violation is also a common recurrence on the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Top 20 Violations each year. This easily rectified violation accounts for approximately 2,000 citations a year. IAC can help your facility avoid this issue quickly and easily to save you money and keep your employees safe.

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Pneumatic Conveyor System for Dry Bulk Storage Silos

Smart Buying Decisions for Pneumatic Conveying Systems

From the smallest elbow to the largest bin vent, knowing each part and piece of equipment is created for your particular pneumatic conveying process will help you save money, plan for maintenance, limit employee exposure, save energy, and increase your production rate. Over time, repeat fixes can become costly. Thus, it is important to ensure your system is outfitted specifically for your application and material.

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