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Combustible Dust Mythbusting: The Facts You Need to Stay Safe

Click Here to Register for this Free Webinar Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. ET – 11:00 a.m. PT Everyone is talking about combustible dust hazards and OSHA fines, but a combustible dust regulation does not exist…yet. Right now, manufacturing facilities have...

Nilfisk Launches NFPA 654 Compliant Vacuum

Constructed with non-combustible materials and no moving parts to wear or create a spark, the Nilfisk A15DX compressed air industrial vacuum meets the latest NFPA 654 standards for safely collecting combustible dust. This robust cost-effective industrial vacuum...

Pulp and Paper: Understanding Combustible Dust Risks (Part 2)

Manufacturing 9 million tons of pulp annually, U.S. pulp, paper and paperboard mills produce large amounts of dust that settle on equipment and facility structure surfaces (see OSHA’s Safety & Health Topics). Combustible dust is any finely divided solid...

What’s new with Combustible Dust?

Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums has been watching and posting about the Combustible Dust issue since 2008. FIVE years! But, there has been plenty to say. Combustible Dust standards, events and unfortunate fires are happening every day. Below, we’ve compiled a list of...

Grain Mills: Combustible Dust Housekeeping (Part 3)

The potential for explosions to occur from dust collections made of flour, sugar, cinnamon or grain particles, for example, poses a significant risk to employee safety, facility maintenance and food purity. Traditional plant maintenance methods like sweeping and...

Grain Mills: Preventative Maintenance and Dust Control (Part 1)

Every week, we see news about grain mills with dust control and maintenance issues. Simply by the nature of their processes, grain mills have difficulty keeping a clean and safe environment. This series of blog posts will review solutions for general maintenance, oil...