While crystalline silica is a rather common mineral found naturally and used in the production of a wide range of products — from glass to ceramics — respirable crystalline silica as a byproduct of manufacturing processes represents a significant potential health risk in the workplace.
Of the nearly 2.3 million U.S. workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica, many work in manufacturing and fabrication facilities that are anything but one size fits all when it comes to workplace safety and enviro. . . Continue reading
Most cleanrooms installed today (over 90 percent) are positive-pressure rooms that are categorized according to ISO 14644-1 cleanroom classifications, which rank clean rooms according to the number of particles per cubic meter by micrometer size.
This is an effective way of classifying positive-pressure clean rooms — and indicating how “clean” they are — because positive-pressure rooms are designed to eject air and any particulates. . . Continue reading
If you’re considering a portable spray booth for waterborne paints, you’re probably doubly concerned about dry times and cure quality.
For one, waterborne paint has a reputation for being difficult to work with — or at least it requires a different approach than traditional solve-based paints.
Second, lots of questions arise about the ability of a portable spray booth to provide the right airflow and degree of environmental control to facilitate quality cures and expedited dry times. After all, many. . . Continue reading
At Duroair, we believe that workplace safety, environmental compliance, and business growth can coexist. That’s why we engineer and manufacture flexible, end-to-end clean air solutions that meet EHS compliance and have a positive impact on the bottom line for industrial facilities.
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