ATEX Non-Return Valve – Uses, Benefits and Applications Do I need an ATEX Non-Return Valve? If you are operating in an explosive atmosphere, then you should consider installing an ATEX Non-Return Valve. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) describes explosive atmospheres as “atmospheres where there is a mixture of dangerous substances in the … Continue Reading »
5 Useful Features of Stayput Flexible Ducting Anticipated reading time is around a 3 minutes. Stayput flexible ducting is one of the popular and versatile types of duct offered by Dust Spares. Used by customers in a wide range of industries. Stayput has a solid PVC construction that makes it durable without compromising on its … Continue Reading »
Estimated reading time – 4 minutes If your work involves sanding, cutting, or shaping any material that produces lots of airborne dust when worked, you’re going to need local and ambient dust extraction and filtering in place to craft safely. If left unchecked, dust build-up can ingrain on and damage equipment and paint, cause breathing … Continue Reading »
Buying Dust Extraction Parts From eBay & Amazon: Do’s and Don’ts Buying mechanical components online can be a minefield to navigate. While Amazon and eBay offer sellers a great way to get started quickly and easily, that obvious boon can soon become a serious risk to consumers too. The open nature of the marketplace makes … Continue Reading »
When Will I Need To Use A Cowl? A cowl is a hood-shaped covering of a chimney stack or ventilation discharge. These are used at the end of ducting systems when air is discharged to the outside. You will need to use a cowl if your ducting system exits the building via the ceiling or … Continue Reading »
Dust is an unavoidable by-product in many industries. From surface preparation and sanding to drilling and food processing, many activities in industrial and construction settings produce a significant amount of dust, control of which is vital to protect employees and members of the public from harm.
The extraction of dust particles from the workplace is a matter of high importance for many businesses. Although small – even so minuscule that they cannot be easily seen – particles that are sprayed into the air like an aerosol can pose a substantial risk to the health of operatives and visitors, as well as … Continue Reading »
Dust extraction systems are vital in a range of commercial and industrial settings to improve the safety and efficiency of machinery, and protect the health of operators. Extraction systems remove dust and shavings, such as wood, plastic and powders, from machinery, giving operatives a safer environment in which to use the equipment, and also removes … Continue Reading »