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Document ID (ISN)31463
CIS number 79-1134
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9765 - Giesserei
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mürmann H.
Title Exhaust and collection of fumes from die-casting machines
Original title Absaugung und Abscheidung der Dämpfe an Druckgiessmaschinen [in German]
Bibliographic information 14 Sep. 1978, Vol.65, No.19, p.510-515. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Parting agents used in die-casting machines are the main source of air pollution in these foundries, and it must be controlled at the source by exhaust ventilation. The operation and construction of these installations is described: suction effect, volume of exhaust air, example of an exhaust system serving several machines. Fume collection as close as posssible to the source is decisive for efficiency. Attention is drawn to the high fire risk associated with condensation of grease in the pipework. Filtration of the fumes is also dealt with, with illustrated descriptions of the various mechanisms and types of filter.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; die casting; foundries; pyrolysis products; parting agents
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; fire hazards; aerodynamics
Document type -
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fires
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations