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What Imperial Sugar Taught Us About Combustible Dust

Combustible dust is a risk far too many in the manufacturing industry do not fully understand. Issues concerning combustible dust can have a serious effect on businesses, ranging from fines for noncompliance to devastating explosions leading to loss of life. In 2008, disaster struck at a Georgia sugar refinery with painful consequences that brought the […]

Reducing Noise Levels and Meeting OSHA Requirements

Noise levels in industrial manufacturing environments have become an important area of concern, as more is learned about the effects of excessive noise exposure on human hearing. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, “twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year.” Continual exposure to excessive levels of noise […]

Clean Air Solutions for Weld and Fume Smoke

Regulatory health organizations worldwide work to address the prevention of health risks associated with fumes and smoke generated during metalworking and other industrial processes. Exposure regulations and standards such as OSHA are rigorously enforced to minimize worker exposure to the hazardous contaminants present in weld and fume smoke. Ventilation is just one method of mitigating […]

Three Classifications for ‘Spark Resistant’ Fans and Blowers

Combustible dust issues have become an important area of focus in the prevention of industrial fires and explosions. The Imperial Sugar refinery disaster in 2008 brought to light the dangers of older facilities using outdated equipment without understanding of the nature of combustible dusts. While today’s plants are designed to address combustible dust hazards, plants […]

Improved Source Capture Solution Delivers Clean Air and High Efficiency

Customer Overview: Air Solutions recently provided a custom solution for the manufacturer of high-quality pipe products and services for the mechanical, plumbing, industrial, oil/gas, alternative energy, and fire protection industries in the Mid-South. The customer’s comprehensive line of products includes pipe couplings, plain-end fittings, valves, cast and malleable iron fittings, forged steel fittings, pipe hangers […]

Air Solutions Provides Optimal Dust Collection System for Pipe Manufacturer

Overview: An Arkansas pipe manufacturer for water, gas, oilfield, and industrial markets in the United States and internationally contacted Air Solutions by the way of a south AR contractor with a dust collection system requirement. The end user chose Air Solutions to work with due in part to the knowledgeable and experienced expertise they were […]

Fiberglass Fans Meet Corrosive Challenges

When a process or application involves corrosive chemicals, high humidity, or wet conditions, a fiberglass fan can be an excellent choice to meet the challenge. Fiberglass fans deliver dependable performance in the most punishing environments. Fiberglass is a lightweight, plastic material, which is reinforced with glass fiber. Characteristics such as strength and flexibility make fiberglass […]

Creating a More Productive and Profitable Environment

When it comes to air pollution control, manufacturers and businesses have been largely focused on achieving regulatory compliance and improving energy efficiencies. In the process of implementing air pollution solutions to achieve these goals,owners and managers of today’s industrial facilities are noticing an added benefit – a more productive and profitable workforce. Research has shown […]

Door Air Heaters Beat Overhead Door Big Chill

As thoughts turn to the long winter season ahead, many businesses are considering ways to maintain facility heat and comfort without sacrificing energy efficiency.  Door air heaters help facilities effectively and economically maintain indoor temperature while using overhead doors during cold temperatures. Air Solutions partners with Aerovent to offer a reliable line of overhead door […]