Additive Manufacturing’s Evolving Nature Creates New Hurdles in Dust Safety

Additive Manufacturing’s Evolving Nature Creates New Hurdles in Dust Safety

Additive manufacturing is one of the most rapidly growing and evolving markets happening in the industrial world right now. It’s cost-effective in terms of materials and productivity, and in many cases, it provides a greener solution that leaves less of a carbon footprint on the environment. It used to be that just those working with metals and plastics were taking advantage of this new technology, but each day, more and more industries — from food production to biomedical breakthroughs — are finding a innovative way to integrate 3D printing into …

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Combustible Dust Safety Crucial Despite OSHA’s New Agenda

Combustible Dust Safety Crucial Despite OSHA’s New Agenda

After years of delaying an analysis on combustible dust standards affecting general industry, any anticipation that safety measures would be improved came to a halt last week when the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under President Trump abandoned any discussion of changing current regulations, citing a strain on resources and other priorities. OSHA started the rulemaking process to develop a combustible dust standard for general industry back in 2009. The Trump Administration said the changes represent “the beginning of fundamental regulatory reform and a reorientation …

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Regional marketing and sales training seminar held at RUWAC Asia headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand

Regional marketing and sales training seminar held at RUWAC Asia headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand

From 17. – 23.07.2017 Sales and marketing executives from Thailand, China and Malaysia came together for a week of intensive training and experience sharing at RUWAC Asia headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand.

RUWAC Asia at Propak Bangkok exhibition in June 2017

RUWAC Asia at Propak Bangkok exhibition in June 2017

Once again RUWAC Asia participated in the Propak fair at Bitec exhibition center in Bangkok, Thailand. With even more customers meeting us at Propack than last year, the event was once again a huge success for the RUWAC brand in Asia.

Glass Bead Chamber Vacuum System IWK (Thailand) Ltd, Thailand 2017

IWK (Thailand) Limited have the issue with they material Glass Bead with high specific weight ratio which makes it very heavy. It also can be reused several times in the coating process by manually collecting glass bead material on the ground, production downtime increased as well as physical fatigue for the operator. Before the RUWAC solution, a large dust collector was implemented in which its task is to extract airborne glass bead powders from the entire chamber; the results were not sufficient and the operator had visibility & breathing issues …

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Ruwac DAV deduster for plastic trimmings from high speed IWK tube filling machine IWK (Thailand) Ltd, Thailand 2017

At IWK (Thailand) Limited the plastic trimming pieces are evacuated much too slow from the collection chamber resulting in trimmings building lumps and clogging up the hose. This would stop the tube filler machine frequently for manual cleaning up of hose and collection chamber. Up to 10 % production time could be lost due the vacuum. Before the Ruwac solution, another de-dusting solution was implemented in which the performance & connection diameters were not carefully calculated resulting in clogged tube trimmings within the hose connections. (low mbar of under 30 …

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DS6 2.2 kW with total 5 suction points at Eagle Ottawa (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

  During the process of white leather, after the coating process the white leather has to goes through an oven to dry. But during the baking process when the leather gets dry it has got small loose leather pieces which is not falling off and sticks on to the leather. The small leather pieces will give leather at the finishing process spots on it, which is not acceptable for customers buyer. RUWAC Solution Offer: Offered DS6 2.2 kW, 20m2 Pocket Filter connect to pre-filter system and then on to a …

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Trumpf Ltd., received a NA7-11H wet-separator on 27th February 2018.

Our OEM customer Trumpf Ltd., a manufacturer of 3D laser sintering machines, received a NA7-11H wet-separator on 27th February 2018. The purpose of this vacuum unit is to generally clean highly explosive aluminium and titanium powders from 3D laser sintering machines, which have a minimum ignition energy of lower than 1mJ. Trumpf Ltd. says that the NA7-11H is a necessary asset when cleaning their line of 3D laser sintering machines in order to comply with special regulations regarding the handling of titanium powder and other reactive powders. In this particular …

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