Resources

Camfil – Wet Scrubbers vs. Dry Dust Collectors (Slide Share)

Wet scrubbers and dry media dust collectors are two very different technologies used to capture combustible dusts. This slideshare presentation looks at the pro’s and cons of both types of collector. Link to Slide Presentation

Plant Engineer Magazine LEV Article

Plant Engineer is a magazine by Findlay Media on behalf of the IPlantE and BES professional sectors of SOE (Society of Operations Engineers). It is provided to all members of the SOE who are members of IPlantE & BES free of …

HSE – Case Study – Minor modifications: ITT – Smoke Test

This is a case study on the HSE website looks into how minor modifications to an LEV Hood can make significant improvement to a tracer smoke containment assessment. ITT used booths to control exposure to harmful gases, mists and vapours …

LEV for the Control of Welding Fumes in the Construction Industry – Literature Review

Abstract Arc welding is a common unit operation in the construction industry, where frequent changes in location and welding position make it more difficult to control fume exposures than in industries where fixed locations are the norm. Welders may be …

DEFRA Statutory Guidance for the Working of Timber etc – Process Guidance Note 6/02(12)

Process Guidance Note 6/02(12) Statutory guidance for the working of timber and manufacture of wood-based products.  September 2012. This is a document sourced in reply to a forum topic about Cyclones and Wood dust.  This explains the moisture content of …

Friction Factor Calculation in Excel

Radigan Engineering have a free to download excel spreadsheet. Taken from their website: When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to calculate the Darcy-Weisbach friction factor… engineer’s often throw up their hands, go back to their old …

Bernoulli’s Equation – Princeton University

Bernoulli is a fascinating 18th Century pioneer who studied fluid dynamics and various other fields.  His algebraic theorem found that Velocity Pressure is proportional to the square of velocity. This section of Princeton Universities website explores the work of Bernoulli …

A.I.S.E. Guidence for Safe Handling of Enzymes

Enzymes are important constituents of modern detergent products. They are proteins which catalyse chemical reactions: they break down soils and stains and thus achieve improved washing performance. Safe handling of enzymes during the manufacturing process is important because, if inhaled …

Safety Aspects of Handling Isocyanates in Urethane Foam Production

This resource is on the IChemE website: SAFETY ASPECTS OF HANDLING ISOCYANATES IN URETHANE FOAM PRODUCTION By E. CORBETT, A.R.I.C*   SUMMARY The handling and storage of the group of chemicals known as polyisocyanates are discussed, together with the questions …

Radioisotope Fume Hood Occupational Risk Prevention Manual

This PDF link is about Radiosotope Fume Cupboards. Taken from the documents abstract: Abstract. Using radioactive substances in hospitals, laboratories, industries… has got a great importance at present. Personnel in nuclear medicine and nuclear research laboratories face with the problem …