The Best Way to Centralize Industrial Dust Collector Reporting

Posted by Earl Parker on Nov 25, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Centralized systems lead to facility-wide savings in a matter of months.Networking your triboelectric bag leak detection systems from each industrial dust collector is one of the best ways (if not the best way) to centralize your compliance reporting.

When your dust collection tasks, events and reports are made through one unified system, you can see a boost in facility efficiency and a reduction in annual expense. These systems cut back on the unnecessary expenditures and material loss that come with older systems and arbitrary baghouse maintenance schedules.

Centralizing your industrial dust collector reporting with one, unified system is not only a smart choice; it’s also a productive choice.


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How Triboelectric Solutions Affect Compliance

Modern triboelectric dust collection monitoring equipment help manufacturers and engineers keep up with compliance standards by integrating most reporting and event detection processes in one system. Combined with unified spectrum (DC & AC) monitoring capabilities, today’s triboelectric systems are invaluable tools in bag leak reporting, and have become the go-to technology for industries across the globe.

Unified monitoring (covering both the Alternating and Direct Currents) is new to triboelectric solutions. Previous models were only capable of detecting particulate emissions through one or the other, covering only portions of the electrostatic spectrum. Modern systems allow engineers to improve monitoring and consolidate data logging and reporting.  It's turning an old model of data collection at each industrial dust collector and consilidating it across all plant facilities and monitors. 

These intensive detection capabilities, which make bag leak detection systems such productive and powerful for most industries, include:

  • Network connected monitoring sensors and devices
  • Streamlined compliance reporting capabilities
  • Integrated parametric monitoring
  • Stronger signal filtering and sensitivity than ever before
  • Seamless integration with existing facility equipment and automation systems

With these advanced abilities, triboelectric monitoring solutions can help engineers and the facilities they run meet typcial compliance and reporting requirements efficiently. Industrial dust collector monitoring systems make meeting EPA, MACT (Maximum Achievable Control Technology), federal and local air quality standards simple.

This extensive capability, in a simple to implement and maintain package, is what makes triboelectric dust monitoring such a boon to compliance; everything is unified in place, from the entire DC/AC signal spectrum monitoring to event reporting and logging. By centralizing industrial dust collector monitoring and reporting in one system, engineers can better allocate their maintenance staff to other duties, and rest assured that their compliance tasks are well taken care of.

Centralization and Other Benefits

Current triboelectric technologies offer benefits beyond the highly accurate emissions reporting typically associated with them; they can also help reduce material and maintenance labor costs.

In traditional dust collection systems, baghouse maintenance is performed according to a scheduled, seasonal or bag manufacturer-determined time frame. Per safety and industry standards, this usually leads to individual bags within baghouses being replaced well in advance of when performance makes it necessary, sometimes even over a year before they should be.

Manufacturers of these bags adhere to a “better safe than sorry” bag lifespan estimate; this is an estimate that significantly affects the efficiency of your dust collector baghouse. Most companies are performing unnecessary maintenance and rotating bags prematurely with traditional dust collector upkeep techniques.

Instead, dust collection monitoring technology allows engineers to perform these bag unit replacements on an as-needed basis, as the risks of failure events are predicted, and measured by the monitoring system. Optimizing your baghouse lifespan is one of the easiest ways to generate thousands of dollars in compliance maintenance savings annually, and also helps you keep your maintenance staff focused on more important operational tasks.

When it comes to simplifying compliance compliance and reporting in your facility, there are few more beneficial options than centralized emissions monitoring. Unified under one system, these innovative tools allow engineers to “set and forget” their dust collection equipment, and focus their attention on other workplace tasks while still generating savings.

The baghouse optimization and centralized processes of today’s monitoring systems make purchasing these tools an easily justifiable decision. Most often, these technologies can return on their initial investment in under 8 months, and deliver continued savings for years to follow.

If you’ve got compliance requirements or air quality regulation hassles taking a stressful toll on your staff, consider unifying your dust collection monitoring under one system. These advanced triboelectric technologies allow engineers to meet all of the major air quality and emissions regulations in place today, and can be integrated in virtually any industry with a dust collection system in place.

To learn more about what powerful, centralized dust monitoring systems can do for your compliance and collector maintenance needs, or for more information on how to find the right monitoring system supplier, contact us right away.

Topics: MACT Reporting, Particulate Monitoring, Dust Collection