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Publication Date: 10/1992
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Factors to consider when selecting a baghouse or cartridge dust collector

If selecting a baghouse or cartridge dust collector for your application seems like a black art, considering several selection factors can make the process easier. This article discusses some basics about baghouse and cartridge dust collectors, including information on bag and cartridge filters, then discusses the selection factors. Additional information covers selecting a filter medium and a filter size.

Preventing air pollution and reclaiming product drive the use of dust collectors in virtually every plant where powder and bulk materials are processed or handled. In such plants, dust particles can be released into the workplace atmosphere. The toxic dusts cause pollution, and even inert or nuisance dusts that don't pose a serious health problem can cause worker discomfort. And reclaiming high-value products like chemicals can improve operating efficiency.

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