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In the expanding Composite industry, multiple materials including a reinforcing fiber and a resin matrix  are processed through cutting, milling, machining, and polishing. These processes result in copious amounts of airborne dust, particles, and fibers that usually take one of two forms: high, dense volumes of dust within bulk processing, or fine, sharp dusts from specialized processing. Both are very hazardous and combustible.

Consequently, there are many potential hazards common to manufacturing composites. Combustible dust, which is most prevalent within high volumes of dust, is the most feared since explosions are unpredictable and can quickly destroy valuable resources and endanger employees' lives. Fine composite dusts can penetrate the skin and cause outbreaks. Vapors from fluids and materials used in processing have been found to contain toxic organic compounds associated with the fibers. This causes inhalation hazards, a toxic workplace, and reinforces the dangers of airborne composite substances.

Exposure to these dusts and vapors is governed by OSHA and monitored by other organizations that regulate safety. We highly recommend familiarizing yourself with the statutory parameters. View Laws & Regulations

To minimize these risks, implement quality air filtration products and systems. Below, is an outline of the solutions we recommend.

 

 

Our Solutions

Ducting

Nordfab Quick-Fit Ductwork
Quick, simple, and strong clamp type ducting to modify, expand, or reduce most dust collection systems in a matter of seconds.

Dry Dust Collectors

FabriPulse® Fusion
FabriPulse® Fusion
A dry dust collector that's the optimum solution to a variety of air quality problems and can be tailored to specific applications.
FabriPulse® M
FabriPulse® M
A pulse-jet bag collector that's engineered to give years of efficient service and minimum downtime in continuous duty dust collection applications.
PulsePak® Prime
PulsePak® Prime
A cartridge dry dust collector designed to meet today’s high efficiency and compact size requirements for in-plant recirculation installations.
ArrestAll®
ArrestAll®
A shaker dust collector designed to control dust from a single source or system and saves energy by recirculating clean air.
Cyclone
Cyclone
A dust collector that will remove up to 99% (by weight) of moderate to coarse particle size dust.

Wet Dust Collectors

RotoClone® N
RotoClone® N
A wet dust collector that combines high efficiency, low maintenance costs, simplicity, flexibility and low water usage to maximize performance.
RotoClone® LVN
RotoClone® LVN
An efficient, compact and economical wet-type dust collector specifically designed for volumetric flow rates of 2,500 CFM or less.

Flex Hose

Heavy Duty Debris Collection Hose
Heavy Duty Debris Collection Hose
Heavy weight, clear or black polyurethane hose reinforced with a bronze coated spring steel wire helix.
Static Control Hose with Grounding Wire
Static Control Hose with Grounding Wire
Specially formulated, clear static dissipative polyurethane hose reinforced with a rigid black external ABS helix and an embedded copper grounding wire.
Clear Static Control Hose with Grounding Wire
Clear Static Control Hose with Grounding Wire
Specially formulated, clear static dissipative thermoplastic polyurethane hose reinforced with a rigid white external ABS helix and an embedded grounding wire.

 

 

More solutions coming soon! We would love to help you find some custom solutions in the meantime.