Monroe Dust Collectors Target Crystalline Silica for New OSHA Rule

A brick and terra cotta manufacturing facility needed to meet new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations for employee exposure to crystalline silica dust. Monroe engineers performed a comprehensive technical evaluation and provided the plant with a report summarizing its findings, ultimately proposing its high efficiency Cartridge Dust Collectors to exhaust the mills and meet the required regulatory limits.

Scope of supply included:

  • (3) High Efficiency Cartridge Dust Collectors
    • Abrasion resistant cartridge filters
    • Automatic, continuous reverse pulse filter cleaning
    • HEPA type final filters
    • High pressure reinforced housing construction rated for 1.5 psi
    • Custom dust collection bins with integral scale and service alarm
  • Heavy gauge, abrasion resistant ductwork
  • Capture hoods with pneumatic control dampers
  • PLC controls fully integrated and responsive to plant production
  • ID fans with sound attenuating housings