Eliminate the risk of inhalation and explosion caused by fugitive dust!

At Martin Engineering, we take dust seriously! In addition to causing health issues when inhaled, it can ignite and explode under the right circumstances. Our dust management solutions are the most effective in the business. We offer filtration products that pull airborne dust out of the air and return it safely to the material stream. We also manufacture equipment that contains dust at the source and provide solutions that suppress dust after it’s in the air.

Once it’s airborne, fugitive dust gets everywhere. At an outdoor operation, it can travel long distances if the wind is blowing. It works its way into the tiniest spaces, including places where it can damage equipment and electronics. Keeping dust under control delivers multiple benefits, including:

  • Less material loss - When dust escapes the material flow, that means it’s not being sold for a profit, so keeping it under control boosts profitability.
  • Healthier work conditions - When respirable dust gets in the air, it can end up in the lungs of workers, causing a wide range of health problems.
  • Zero risk of explosion - While dust explosions are usually associated with coal mining, any type of uncontained dust can ignite under the right circumstances.
  • Less time spent on cleanup and maintenance - When the fugitive dust settles, it can accumulate on the floor or even inside equipment and electronics, causing unscheduled downtime to clean up the mess and maintain equipment.
  • Better environmental compliance - At outdoor operations, like strip mines, runaway dust can infiltrate lakes, rivers and other environmentally sensitive areas.

Industry Applications For Dust Control Products:

Increased Productivity
  • Reduce time spent cleaning up fugitive dust
  • Eliminate downtime for unscheduled equipment maintenance
  • Minimize lost material
Safer Plant Operation
  • Reduce the risk of slip-and-fall accidents caused by dust accumulation
  • Minimize the amount of airborne dust to which workers are exposed
  • Eliminate the risk of dust explosions
More Profit
  • Increase revenues through optimized production
  • Reduce maintenance and housekeeping costs
  • Minimize potential fines due to non-compliance
Our Solutions For Your Biggest Challenges:

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Our technicians have solved problems for people in your industry all over the world. Take advantage of our wealth of knowledge. Tell us about your situation today to learn how Martin can improve your performance, safety and bottom line - with no obligation. We want to ensure that you choose the right solution for your exact needs and we are willing to invest the time upfront to get it right the first time.

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