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Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning

Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning

Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning


I have a very particular project to adress.
My client has energy recuperators, which are basically big drums with coils inside that are used to gather exhaust energy from engine exhaust in a closed hot water system.
We are looking at ways to collect the sooth that comes out when cleaning these recuperators.

The annual cleaning is made manually with a guy going inside with compressed air blowing away the sooth.
Actually the chimney pulls the dust out but the factory wants to collect it instead.

The problem i have is to find a mobile dust collector, maximum height of 84'', that could pull around 5000 CFM at 7'' H2O.
So far i have not found a manufacturer that could supply a unit for such an application, hope you guys can give me a hand!

Thanks all.

RE: Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning

Get equipment similar to that used when sand blasting and spray painting bridges. Such equipment is mobile and would be connected to the enclosures erected around structures to be sand blasted with hoses. Such exhaust hoses will create a partial vacuum with the enclosures so as to minimize fugitive emissions. In your case the enclosures are provided and it would be a matter of connecting the exhaust hoses.

RE: Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning

Makes a lot of sense, thanks chicopee, i`ll look into it!

RE: Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning

I am using ventis ventilation system at home. I like because it not only removes harmful dust and allergens but it also circulates fresh air around the home and also protects home from creating moisture and mould. One can see more information at www.ventis.com.au.

RE: Dust collector for energy recuperator cleaning

You can rent equipment of the type Chicopee mentions . The recovery systems used for alternate media blasting may work better for your purpose. De long equipment company in Atlanta Ga. and Greenville Sc. is one source.
I have included a link to one maker just for illustration.

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