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How To Collect a (Potentially) Combustible Dust Sample - Video

Written by AnnMarie Fauske | 05.25.17

Wondering if your facility may have combustible dust? In some cases, less than 1/4 inch layer of dust can explode or ignite. Here's a demonstration of how to collect and ship a sample to a lab for testing. Every plant, in industries including food, pharmaceutical, wood, agricultural, cosmetic, petrochem, plastics, manufacturing and more can be at risk. Testing is inexpensive and can help to determine which collection units are best suited to your plant. Contact us with any questions at or 630-323-8750