Fixing filtration for faster, safer truck load-out

Chris Pirotte, who is responsible for business development and technical dust collection applications for Donaldson Co in the Southwestern US, shares a case study from a mineral processing facility

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The type of baghouse dust collector used by the mineral processing plant in this case study. Inlet air design and filter arrangement inside the collector makes all the difference in effective

Controlling abrasive dust can be challenging, and the design of a dust collection system at a mineral processing plant can either help or hurt plant performance, translating into time and money. An aggregate processing plant in the southwest US had a typical challenge in this respect, and how they addressed it may be helpful to other operations that process coarse dust.

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