I would like to use a cartridge-type dust collector to clean the air in a mining maintenance facility where the contaminants are a mixture of welding smoke and diesel exhaust. I was wondering if anyone had any experience with this sort of application. I am worried about the diesel exhaust being oily enough to bind up the filters and prevent them from cleaning properly.
We have enough direct venting and make-up air to prevent carbon monoxide buildup, but we would like to move more air without a huge increase in heating costs.
Any advice would be appreciated.
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