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6/28/2018

#1 Advantage for Vacuum Conveying Powders is Dust Control

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In the plastics industry, combustible dust is a serious safety issue, and some powders can be especially challenging. Discover why pneumatic conveying is the preferred technology for safely transporting powders. (Sponsored Content)

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The number one advantage of vacuum conveying powders is dust control, especially in the plastics industry, where combustible dust is a serious safety issue. Vacuum conveying is a “closed process” in which powders are protected from ambient air in the plant. As a result, it is the preferred technology for safely transporting combustible powders.

Some materials present a risk for combustible dust explosion or harmful environmental impact, so the system needs to ensure that the material is contained and processed in a way to remove manual handling and eliminate fugitive dust. Before selecting a vacuum conveying system for powders, here’s what to consider…READ MORE.