Our dust collection specialists are frequently asked to answer the following question: what is the normal useful life of a filtering medium?
In reality, operating parameters vary so widely from one process to another that it is nearly impossible to establish a standard scale. A filter can perform flawlessly after seven years, but it can just as easily come to the end of its useful life after two. It all depends on the context and environment to which it is exposed.
Let’s instead shift our focus by rewording the question like so: what factors determine optimal use of a dust collector?