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Document ID (ISN)54784
CIS number 90-1941
ISSN - Serial title 0024-449X - Litejnoe proizvodstvo
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Buharov I.I., Nemcov N.S., Savčenko A.F., Lysenko V.A.
Title Shot-blasting chamber dust control
Original title Očistka vozduha ot pyli drobestrujnyh kamer [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1988, No.8, p.28-29. Illus.
Abstract Chemical and particle-size analysis of dust discharged into the atmosphere by a foundry shot-blasting chamber revealed high loads of free silica (92-94%) and respirable particles of less than 5Ám (≈72%). Currently used dust collectors (cyclones) proved to be very inefficient, with outlet air dust concentrations averaging 1060mg/m3 for the iron foundry and the steel-casting department, respectively. To correct the situation, a two-stage dust control installation was designed, consisting of a cyclone and a dust capturing device with an adjustable fibrous vibration-cleaned filter packing of lavsan-type textured fibres (description and diagramme presented). Introduction of the collector at a mechanical engineering plant helped to bring outlet dust concentrations down to 10-15mg/m3 and to prevent an annual economic loss of 167,000 roubles. Filtration efficiency was 99.2-99.5% and the time between regenerations 24-25hrs.
Descriptors (primary) air purification; fibrous filters; dust control; shotblasting; foundries; iron and steel industry; cyclones
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; filtration efficiency; economic aspects; collection efficiency; dust collectors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSSR
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Iron and steel industry
Heating and air conditioning
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations