Safe handling of combustible wood dust
Woodworking in the form of sawing, planing, sanding and other operations involves very large amounts of sawdust and sanding dust. Airborne dust and fine particles can be hazardous to human health, and should be extracted before it reaches the breathing zone. Typical sources in woodworking industries are dust from cutting, grinding and sanding.
To handle these large flows of wood waste safely and efficiently, Nederman has developed a wide range of products and systems based on dust collectors, filtration solutions, extraction arms, piping/ducting, fans, conveyors, silos, and automated control systems. In addition to achieving a good working environment, these systems make it possible for customers to recycle wood waste, which represents a large economic value. When converted into pellets, waste products can be used for energy production or be sold as an energy source.
Wood dust is one of the most common combustible dusts that Nederman routinely provides industrial dust collection solutions for. Dust collectors do not only need to efficiently remove and filter dust, the entire system must be designed correctly to meet ATEX and NFPA standards, to protect your workers and facility. To learn more about these hazards, see combustible dust handling.