dust collection

What Are Blast Gates and Why Do I Need Them?

It’s no secret that many manufacturing processes tend to create a lot of dust. Having a high concentration of plastic, powder, or wood dust hanging around in the air can be dangerous for a variety of reasons; such dust can contain harmful toxins, cause respiratory problems, and/or be the catalyst for an explosion, due to [...]

By | December 20th, 2021|dust collection|0 Comments

Interesting Applications for Spiral Pipe: Whiskey Barrels

Spiral pipes are unobtrusive. They perform their function quietly in the background, never demanding the spotlight. Spiral pipes are used for all kinds of interesting applications, though they often fly under the radar of the casual observer. As a result, many people are unaware of just how often they come into contact with a product [...]

By | November 5th, 2021|dust collection, Spiral Pipe|0 Comments

Dust Collection Systems for Different Applications

At Spiral Manufacturing, spiral ducts are our specialty. One application our spiral ducts are particularly well suited for is dust collection. Dust collection systems, which come in many different varieties, are an integral part of operations in all kinds of industries. By extension, our spiral ducts that are used for dust collection play a critical [...]

By | October 21st, 2021|dust collection, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blast Gates vs Air Gates

Blast gates vs. air gates Blast gates are used to focus a dust collection system's vacuum pressure for maximum material extraction at the desired location. Blast gates are positioned near individual pieces of machinery and are closed by default — blocking air flow. When one blast gate is opened, all available suction is focused at that location, maximizing the [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Air gates, dust collection|0 Comments