Dust collectors: Focus on preventive maintenance

preventive maintenance on dust collectors

When purchasing the latest dust collector, many companies make a fatal mistake: they skimp on maintenance, either due to a lack of information, or sometimes out of negligence. Companies may think they’re saving a few bucks, but in reality, they’re heading down a costly—and dangerous—road. Oh, the horror stories our experts could tell! Let’s explore the various issues that can arise in an improperly maintained dust collector.

Combustible Metals: the NFPA Revises Its Standard 484

NFPA 484 Combustible Metal Dust

When it comes to fire prevention, the U.S. National Fire Protection Association lays down the law... or at least the recommendations that it publishes tend to make their way into the industrial standards.

This year, the NFPA tackled combustible metals by revising its Standard 484. The 158 pages of that document contain some good advice. Our favourite: always trust a dust collection expert to confirm the safety of your facilities!

So we decided to put that recommendation into practice starting now by giving you the details of the new aspects in this edition.

Join AIREX at the CIM Convention

cim convention

From April 28 to May 1, AIREX will have the pleasure of participating in a flagship event for the Canadian mining industry, the annual CIM convention in Montreal. During these three days of training and knowledge sharing, industry leaders will gather around themes AIREX is passionate about: information, intelligence and innovation.

Our exhibition space (#2126) will be an opportunity for you to discover concrete ways to improve your energy balance.

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