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Optimizing Air Filtration in a Welding Shop

July 14, 2018

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 steps, 1) finding the best air filtration solution, 2) […]

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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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The Danger of Diesel Smoke Fume

July 14, 2018

MODELS 2500DS & M36DS Exceptional Filter Surface Area The wrap around pre-filter feature of the AZTech DS smoke extraction system models makes them ideal for a small to medium garage, machine shop, farm equipment building or industrial instruction classroom. These commercial fume exhaust systems continuously re-circulate air to collect diesel smoke and fumes and other […]

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Plastic versus Steel

July 14, 2018

PLASTIC VS STEEL By Jeff Zvolanek, Industrial Engineer – Industrial Maid LLC Industrial Maid has developed a line of industrial air cleaners and air filtration products that utilizes a green manufacturing process by using recycled high density polyethylene plastic. The outer cabinet is fabricated from plastic rather than steel. The use of plastic versus steel offers several […]

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