Dust Control 

Hope Construction puts ATEX-compliant BagVac™ to work

Hope Construction Materials, Britain’s leading independent producer of cement, concrete and aggregates, has acquired a new ATEX-compliant DISAB BagVac™ for its Hope Valley cement plant in Derbyshire. The Hope Valley site is the largest in the UK and has a multitude of wet and dry spillage and waste handling requirements. Following a blockage within the centralised pipework system of the... Read More
Dust Control 

Protection and Prevention from Dust Explosions in Bucket Elevators

A global provider of bespoke explosion vents and flameless venting units for bucket elevators warns process industries of the dangers of dust explosions originating from the commonly used bucket elevator. Fike UK, based in Kent, urges companies to ensure appropriate equipment and technologies are in place to mitigate the disastrous effects caused by grain elevator explosions. Keith Avila, General Manager... Read More
Dust Control 

CEMEX’s bagging plant gets the DISAB treatment

CEMEX UK, one of the UK’s leading building materials solutions providers, has been deploying DISAB SkipVacs™ to keep its new state-of-the-art, £3.5 million cement bagging plant clean and dust-free. Based at its Rugby plant site in Warwickshire, the new plant now provides CEMEX customers with cement in the new vacuum-sealed, plastic packaging. Why was a SkipVac™ needed? Unlike the old... Read More
Dust Control 

Leading manufacturer to offer its most cost-effective explosion protection solution on Express lead times

Elfab’s new Single-Skinned explosion venting panel range is now available ex-stock It is now a statutory requirement in many industries handling volatile materials in pressurised silos or vessels to take protective measures against potential industrial explosions. To help reduce the risk of costly damage being caused to plant infrastructure, or even potentially fatal injuries being inflicted to personnel in the... Read More
Dust Control 

A sound solution to ash build up in biomass power plants

By Donald F Cameron Established in 1998, Primasonics® International Ltd is the worldwide leader in design, manufacture and supply of Acoustic Cleaning Systems and Technologies. Based in Penrith, Cumbria, and augmented by a network of agents spanning the globe, our products are used in a variety of industries such as Power Generation, Cement, Petro Chemical, Food, Gypsum, Carbon Black, Chemical,... Read More
Dust Control 

Pressure Management Expert Expands Range of Explosion Venting Panels

Custom Manufactured Dust Explosion Protection Available for Any Bulk Handling Application Dusty conditions commonly associated with the storage and handling of grains and powders can potentially lead to dangerous explosions, causing costly damage to plant infrastructure, as well as serious injury and even death in some cases. Offering a relatively inexpensive solution for industries that deal with combustible dusts, including... Read More