Industrial Vacuum Blog

Resources to keep your plant and your people safe

Vacuum Filters for Industrial Processing [Free eBook]

February 28, 2017   8:25 pm
Vacuum cleaners are critical components of any industrial cleaning program. Depending on your industry, the right vacuum cleaner can help you: Protect your workers from exposure to hazardous substances, including silica dust and lead Eliminate your risk of a combustible dust explosion Keep your products from becoming cross-contaminated by microorganisms and allergens Ensure you’re in […] Read More   >

The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Advantage of Industrial Vacuum Cleaners

October 20, 2016   10:09 am
Cost Benefit Analysis Concept With Target Pin Marker
The sticker price for an industrial vacuum cleaner is considerably higher than the sticker price of a mop or a broom. That’s a pretty obvious statement — while the vacuum may cost a couple thousand dollars, you can pick up a mop or a broom for a couple hundred, or even less. But the sticker […] Read More   >

Myth Busters: Explosion-Proof Vacuums

October 10, 2016   10:40 am
Nilfisk’s Myth Buster series continues here with understanding Explosion-Proof Vacuums. View the video here! _____________________ Myth: “Explosion-proof” is a buzzword that any manufacturer can use to describe its products. Fact: Vacuum cleaners and other electrical equipment must meet specific requirements and go through a regulated testing process to be certified “explosion proof.” This is one […] 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   >

Coffee Bean and Dust Collection with Class II, Division 2 Vacuum

August 19, 2016   9:00 am
Our newest cleaning challenge features the VHS 110, Class II, Division 2 vacuum collecting coffee beans and potentially combustible coffee dust. This specific application demo involves a filtered pre-separator enabling much higher collection capacity while maintaining the required suction power. The VHS 110, Class II, Division 2 vacuum complies with NFPA 652 housekeeping recommendations for the […] Read More   >
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