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Document ID (ISN)44105
CIS number 85-943
ISSN - Serial title 0040-148X - Technische Rundschau
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Oswald H.
Title Proper treatment of fumes produced by die-casting machines
Original title Dämpfe an Druckgussmaschinen richtig behandeln [in German]
Bibliographic information 1985, Vol.77, No.9, p.22-23. Illus.
Abstract Air contaminated by fumes, which are produced when die-castings are ejected and dies are lubricated, is eliminated by exhaust hoods placed above the die-casting machines and is then cleaned by filters of various kinds. The problems of condensation and of filter cleaning or changing are emphasised. A supplementary air cleaning system, based on a water curtain that retains harmful substances, is described. This system eliminates the need for long periods of maintenance and reduces fire risks. Experience with the installation and its operation is discussed.
Descriptors (primary) lubricant fumes; local exhaust; plastics converting industry; die casting; mists; oil mist
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; exhaust ventilation; air filtration; air purification
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations