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We have compiled a list of useful resources for our visitors and customers. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us for more information

Dust Monitoring

Dust emissions monitoring has been our focus at Auburn Systems for over 40+ years. In that time our award-winning Tribo product line of triboelectric dust monitoring systems has become the most widely-used in the industry. When considering your dust monitoring options for your facility you may find the following information helpful to determine which system best meets your goals and requirements.

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Dust Collectors - Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Understanding Dust Collector Explosion Detection Protection

The Potential for Dust Explosions in Dust Collection Systems

OSHA Collecting and Disposing of Dust

NFPA 481: Standard for the Production, Processing, Safety-Related Problems in the Titanium Industry in the Last 50 Years

Understanding Industrial Exhaust Systems

NFPA 481: Standard for the Production, Processing, and Handling and Storage of Titanium

Safe Application of Triboelectric Dust Detectors

Five Ways to Destroy your Dust Collectors Performance

3 Cheap Ways to Increase Efficiency in Dust Collection Systems


For certain industries the EPA mandates the use of Maximum Achievable Control Technology or MACT standards. Many of these require the use of triboelectric broken bag detectors. Below are a list of some of the most important MACT regulations and links to find more information on MACT compliance.

MACT Reporting Compliance and Triboelectric Monitoring

Primary Copper Smelting

Primary Lead Smelting

Ferromanganese and Silicomanganese

Portland Cement MACT

Mineral Wool MACT

Hazardous Waste Incinerator MACT

Lime Industry MACT

Iron and Steel Foundry MACT

Secondary Aluminum MACT

Update to Secondary Aluminum MACT

Boilers and Process Heaters MACT

Federal Agencies

Several Federal Agencies have jurisdiction over air emissions, both for pollution control and health and safety concerns. Here is a list of several helpful links to major agencies that may have regulations affecting your facility.

National Environmental Respiratory Center

The National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)

EPA Air Toxics Website Table of MACT Rules

EPA Fabric Filter Bag Leak Detection Guidance Document (EPA-454/R-98-015)

EPA Federal Register of Environmental Documents

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