Description

Consolidates information developed by industry and government laboratories on dust control engineering techniques. Designed for the minerals processing industry, the technology applies to other industries as well. Dust, its prevention, formation and control are examined, including wet and dry control systems, personal protection, and testing methods.

Readership

Designed for the minerals processing industry, the technology applies to other industries as well.

Table of Contents

1. Dust and Its Control What Is Dust? How Is Dust Generated? Types of Dust Why Is Dust Control Necessary? Health Hazard Factors How Is Dust Controlled? 2. Preventing Dust Formation Introduction Belt Conveyors Transfer Chutes Enclosures Crushers Screens Storage Bins and Hoppers Bucket Elevators Feeders Screw Conveyors Pneumatic Conveyors Grinding Mills Dryers Stockpiles Haul Roads Truck and Railroad Car Dumping Powder Handling and Packing 3. Dust Control Systems Why Dust Control? Types of Dust Control Systems Selection of a Dust Control System Dust Collection Systems Wet Dust Suppression Systems Airborne Dust Capture Systems Design of a Water-Spray System 4. Collecting and Disposing of Dust What Is a Dust Collector Necessity for Dust Collectors Types of Dust Collectors Types of Inertial Separators Fabric Collectors Wet Scrubbers Electrostatic Precipitators Unit Collectors Selecting a Dust Collector Fan and Motor Disposal of Collected Dust 5. Specific Illustrations 6. Estimating Costs of Dust Control System Necessity for Cost Estimates Cost Estimating Procedures Cost Components Cost Justification 7. Controlling Surrounding Dust Sources Introduction Contributing Sources/Factors Administ

Details

No. of pages:
213
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1989
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Electronic ISBN:
9780815516910
Print ISBN:
9780815511823

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