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CHOOSING THE RIGHT SAMPLING CYCLONE FOR SILICA DUST MEASUREMENT

In 10 Quick Facts on OSHA’s New Silica Dust Rules, we explained how OSHA is cracking down on airborne crystalline silica. In a concerted effort to eliminate the numerous health problems linked to the dangerous dust, OSHA is reducing silica’s permissible exposure limit (PEL) to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air over 8 hours – a… Read more »

THE IMPORTANCE OF AN INDUSTRIAL VACUUM TO THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY

The oil and gas industry involves different processes, from production to transportation and processing. Petroleum producers, refiners and transporters rely on oilfield equipment that is durable and provides high performance to complete their tasks at optimal efficiency. That is why removal of sludge from frac and oil tanks is a critical maintenance practice when it… Read more »

INDUSTRIAL RENTAL EQUIPMENT: THE ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS

At Industrial Vacuum Equipment, we are known for our extensive rental equipment. We pride ourselves in giving the option to not only purchase a vacuum or dust collector but also rent one of our machines for your cost-benefit. We understand that when looking at your balance sheets, exploring the benefits of renting or leasing is an important… Read more »

HEPA VACUUMS AND OSHA’S STANDARDS

We’ve spoken before to the performance, and reliability of HEPA filtration in industrial vacuums. HEPA filters are known for their ability to capture airborne particulates as small as 0.3 microns and contain them resulting in a successful and safe disposal process. It is crucial to contain these particulates considering they are small than the human eye can… Read more »

OSHA & EPA ON CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING

Renting industrial equipment is an investment that cannot be properly justified if the equipment is not up to safety standards and regulations within your industry. In the construction industry, if a piece of machinery or heavy equipment breaks down, or you come across a piece of your machinery that breaks, the need for renting or… Read more »

INTRODUCING THE 20,000 CFM DIESEL VENTILATION BLOWER

Air quality plays a significant role in creating a proper work environment. Workers exposed to pollution face several risks that affect both their health and productivity. Industrial blowers create air movement within enclosed areas, replacing contaminated air with fresh air. In doing so, workers are able to perform without the risks associated with air contaminants.… Read more »

WHAT SETS OUR CYCLONE DUST COLLECTION SYSTEM APART?

Yet another option for all our clients’ dust collection needs The PDC-2500. With Industrial Vacuum’s new Filt-Aire 2500 CFM Portable Cyclone Dust Collection System, also known as the “PDC-2500”, dust-intensive areas don’t stand a chance.  This model is the perfect solution for smaller jobs and provides an economic solution to a wide range of dust problems.… Read more »

DOES MY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT NEED AN INDUSTRIAL DUST COLLECTOR?

The construction zone is oftentimes overlooked when it comes to dust collectors due to the assumption of the air quality surrounding the construction zone. When looking at a construction zone, it is assumed that workers are consistently breathing in the fresh air surrounding them outside. However, this very assumption is what is threatening workers safety, workability, and,… Read more »

ELIMINATING OIL SLUDGE WITH AN INDUSTRIAL SLUDGE VACUUM

What is Oil Tank Sludge? When water vapor condenses inside an oil tank due to temperature fluctuations, it results in petroleum sludge. Over time as the water vapor forms into droplets inside the tank, it causes rust. The rust particles and water eventually sink to the bottom of the tank since oil is less dense.… Read more »

COMPARISON BETWEEN STANDARD AND SELF-CLEANING FILTERS

Our Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums are known for being the best 55 Gallon vacuum you will ever own. The best vacuum must always give consumers options with air input, air flow, inches of Hg, tool kits, and filtration. Filtration is a vital component based on the type of materials being cleaned up, the longevity of the filter,… Read more »