Particular industrial works encounter dust problems as a result of massive extraction from the ground. Such activities include cement plants, coal handling, and construction works. A lot of dust ends up on the roads reducing visibility which could lead to accidents. Dust control products are very useful in overcoming the hydrophobic nature of dust particles. The main reason they stand out is that they require a minimum amount of water to eliminate dust since the chemicals contain surfactants and other binding agents which facilitate dramatic reduction of dust.
Chemical suppression of dust is a more effective as well as cost-saving when compared to other conventional means. Typical dust control systems use cyclones particularly in multi-transfer points where a lot of conveyor transfers are involved. When using chemical, only a single treatment point is needed during the initial transfer to regulate the entire series. The traditional system involves different installations for each transfer at the source of dust and this contributes to higher costs- both capital and maintenance expenses.
Wide range of application
Dust control products can be applied to short-term, medium-term, and long-term applications. Short-term dust management includes crushers and truck tips where surfactants are used to suppress dust. Medium-term applications range from rail transit transfer points, stockpiles, in which case a binding element is added to eliminate dust and this continues up to 14 days. For long term issues, an encrusting agent is used and it lasts for many months.
Other applications include high traffic dust control, open area dust suppression, conveyor dust suppression, and airborne dust control.
There is a wide range of chemicals used in dust management. Every product is created to meet specific needs hence it is important to consult the manufacturer before purchasing one. They are also available in different amounts for instance in small containers, medium-sized drums, or bulky tanks. The price varies with the size of the container. In the case of any specific dust problem, contact the nearest dust management company for more help.
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