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The Importance of Oil Mist Filtration

November 2, 2018

The Importance of  Industrial Oil Mist Filtration What is Oil Mist? Removing oil mist and oil mist collection is an important aspect of any workplace. It not only provides cleanliness, but also eliminates any safety hazards. Oil mist turns into an oily substance on equipment and products when left to hinder on its own. Metalworking shops […]

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Automotive Manufacturer Solves for Lack of Floor Space

October 31, 2018

AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER INTRODUCES OVERHEAD HOOD SYSTEM A large Midwest Automotive Manufacturer was revamping a portion of their facility with all new robots, automated welding and small manual welding stations. Lack of floor space was a big concern for the company and wanted to utilize the free overhead space for their air filtration solution. A large […]

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Air Filtration Creates School Safety

October 31, 2018

HIGH SCHOOLS – WELDING, AUTOMOTIVE & WOOD SHOPS Many high schools have restructured their welding, automotive and woods programs to get students more interested in each field. With that come upgrades to the shop areas to provide a safer, better learning experience for the students. Several schools were looking at large central systems and decided […]

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All About Robotic and Automated Welding

October 17, 2018

The advantages and disadvantages of robotic and automated welding. There are some big advantages to utilizing automated welding in your business, including, more consistent welds, increased output, decreased scrap and decreased variable labor costs. In other words, you can decrease your cost while improving QA and process control, so why not? While there are definite […]

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Common Chemicals in Composite Manufacturing

October 17, 2018

Composite Dust has It’s Hazards While the chemicals used, and the byproducts created from composite manufacturing can vary, there are some common chemicals found in composite manufacturing that you should be aware of as a business and an employee. Silica dust is a very small particle and is common to construction sites, soil, sand, concrete, masonry, […]

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Optimizing Air Filtration in a Welding Shop

July 14, 2018

Setting up Air Filtration in Your Welding Shop   Optimizing air filtration solutions is unique to your business, your setup, your processes and your needs. Welding shop ventilation requirements are important, but which ones apply and how they work with your business can differ per operation. We can generally categorize the process in three easy […]

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Oil Mist Removal

July 14, 2018

The Importance of Oil Mist Removal Problem: In the last decade, repeated outbreaks of respiratory problems in manufacturing plants raise concern about exposure to oil mist and oil smoke and have put more of a focus on oil mist removal for manufacturing, automotive, food,  and welding shops. Numerous cases of respiratory disorders reported in auto, machining […]

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Going Green

July 14, 2018

GREEN EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING LOOKING AT TOMORROW, TODAY. Growing awareness of the need to treat our planet more kindly has led to a trend among manufacturers of considering ways to incorporate green manufacturing processes and practices, that allow companies to be responsible corporate citizens without jeopardizing business obligations and opportunities for potential growth. To their credit, […]

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What is Merv?

July 14, 2018

WHAT IS MERV FILTER RATING? MERV filter rating is the air filtration industry’s standard for measuring and reporting how efficient air filters, like our replacement cartridge filters, are. In other words, it is an air filter rating of a filter’s Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. Because removing particles from the air is the primary function of an […]

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Removing Welding Fumes

July 14, 2018

WELDING SMOKE AND FUME EXTRACTION ONE PROBLEM. WITH MORE THAN ONE SOLUTION! Industrial Maid designs unique industrial ventilation systems for ductless welding smoke collection, fume and welding smoke extraction. The industrial ventilation hoods use a three stage filter package including a spark arrestance filter, a 4” pleated pre-filter and a 95% multi-pocket main bag filter. […]

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