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EXTRACTION FOR THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Source extraction with the help of Dustcontrol extractor installations and vacuums

The Dustcontrol central extraction systems and vacuums will allow your employees to easily clean their work space and to keep it clean. Cleaning will actually become fun if you use the right equipment. In the food industry, people work with very fine substances such as herbs, powders, grains and milk powder. Substances that should be extracted in the most hygienic way possible. Dust Solutions offers customized extraction options.

Localized extraction with the help of Plymoth extractor arms

Particulates and aerosols (very small droplets of liquid or solid particles that float through the air) can pollute the air. Through localized extraction and ventilation the concentration of this pollution can be reduced. The localized extraction takes place between where the dust is released and where the employee inhales it. The air stream can be disrupted by sudden movements and heat sources. To prevent these disruptions, the rule of thumb is that the distance between the source and the localized extraction should not be more than the diameter of the opening of the localized extractor.

Extraction with the help of a Sult cartridge filter

It is also possible to ventilate the entire space. This is called “Room ventilation”. Each space where exposure to hazardous substances is possible, should be ventilated. This prevents a concentration of substances from accumulating in these rooms. However, it does not prevent the exposure of the employees, since the employees are usually close to the source and will breath in the substances.

Recovery of raw materials

Some raw materials in the food sector can be very valuable and localized extraction can ensure the product is recovered where it would have been lost otherwise. An investment in an extraction installation will quickly pay for itself this way.

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Dust Solutions can advise you in choosing the right equipment!