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5 Tips to Prepare for MSHA’s Silica Dust Limit Enforcement Initiative

On June 8, 2022 MSHA announced an increase in enforcement of the Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) dust standard at mining sites and other facilities involved in processing, cutting, drilling, and grinding rock and stone. This includes the manufacturing of Cement, Artificial Stone, Glass, Steel, Brick, Ceramics, and Industrial Sands (including Frac Sand).

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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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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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Make Manpower at Your Plant More Effective: Tip of the Month Video

IAC’s Smart Plant™ Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring System helps your facility master Industry 4.0 technology with intelligent baghouse automation to keep your plant running at its most efficient and to help you make the most of your manpower. The Smart Plant™ Line of Products and Services can automate records, monitor levels, protect equipment, assist trained personnel, and help you be prepared to quickly solve problems before you know they exist.

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Steel Industry Baghouse and EAF Dust Handling System: Project Update

Crane booms are in the air as the IAC and Adelphi Construction teams continue to make progress on the greenfield construction of the independent Reverse Air Baghouse Systems for two direct-current electric arc furnaces (DC-EAF), and two twin ladle furnaces (LF). IAC’s project managers keep the lines of communication open with our on site personnel, our OEM fabrication facilities and outside equipment suppliers, specialized transportation fleets, and our client to ensure the project continues to run smoothly.

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