Industrial Vacuum Blog

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Visit Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Booth NC-309 at IMTS 2016

September 12, 2016   8:53 am
Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums kicks off the fall trade show season this week in the Windy City! Stop by booth NC-309 at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to learn about our complete line of industrial vacuum solutions for shop maintenance, metalworking processing and combustible dust. Can’t make it to the show? Visit for more information. Read More   >

Nilfisk Introduces an Integrated Immersion Separator for Safe Collection of Combustible Metal Dusts

September 8, 2016   6:47 am
With the importance of compliant collection of combustible dusts on the rise, Nilfisk introduces an integrated immersion separator for the safe collection of combustible metal dusts. Compliant with NFPA 484, the separator is certified to safely collect and render Group E metal dusts, such as aluminum, magnesium and other commercial allows, in a water or […] Read More   >

Why Employee Training Needs to Be Part of Your Housekeeping Program

September 6, 2016   9:23 am
Engineers in steel factory working on digital tablet
How much time do you spend training your employees on how to properly implement your housekeeping program? Hopefully, your answer wasn’t “no time at all.” But in any case, it’s probably not enough. Here are three reasons you should add more employee training into your facility’s housekeeping program. 1. Training helps move good housekeeping from […] Read More   >

OSHA’s Silica Dust Rule: How Vacuum Filtration Helps You Protect Your Workers and Stay Compliant

August 26, 2016   3:24 pm
OSHA’s new silica dust rule sets a very strict standard for workers’ exposure to silica dust. The new permissible exposure level (PEL) is lower than the previous one. For general industry and maritime, the PEL has been cut in half. For the construction industry, which accounts for the vast majority of workers exposed to silica […] Read More   >

Quick Facts About Electrical Fire Hazards

August 24, 2016   9:00 am
electrical fire
This article is Part 5 of our “Quick Facts About Fire Hazards” series. Check out the other posts on combustible dust, hot work, flammable and combustible liquids and gases, and equipment and machinery hazards. Anywhere electrical wires exist, so does an electrical fire hazard. According to Electrical Contractor Magazine, 22% of workplace fires stem from […] Read More   >

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