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CHEMCO’s booth protection solutions improve safety and productivity for chassis manufacturer.

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05/01/20

Customer Value: – Blue Diamond Floor Covering is a durable, reusable, flame-retardant, protective floor mat with chemical & anti-static properties. – Available in several thickness ranging from 10mil – 40mli, Blue Diamond Floor Coverings are built to withstand the wear and tear of heavy equipment manufacturing processes. Initial Situation: CHEMCO Manufacturing provides filtration and booth […]

Chemco’s Quick Lock Track System

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11/09/19

Chemco’s Quick Lock holding tracks are made of extruded aluminum plastic with predrilled holes that allow users to hang and support precut blankets over their spray booth filter banks without damaging the media. These 5’ long, strips come complete with sheet metal screws, are easily installed in minutes, and are just a one-time purchase. We […]

Chemco Cartridges for Dust Collection

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11/09/19

Regardless of the nature of your dust collection application, Chemco has the answer for all of your cartridge filtration needs. No matter what the dust load volume, micron size or shape of the dust may be; whether the dust is flammable, abrasive, hygroscopic, or agglomerating; whether the air is being returned to the plant or […]

Selecting Cartridge Filters For Powder Coating Operations

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11/09/19

As air emission standards have become more and more stringent over the last twenty years, the trend toward powder coating—which typically eliminates the VOC’s and hazardous waste generated by more traditional painting methods—continues to grow as we enter the 21st century. Contributing greatly to this growth was the advent of the cartridge filter recovery system in […]

Procedures For Washing Chemco Filter Cartridges

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11/09/19

Remove filter from system and inspect for damage. Do not re-use damaged elements with bad gaskets, dented metal parts or torn media. Pulse off line for approximately 30 minutes. Vacuum or brush off cartridge to remove any excess powder. Using compressed air (100 PSI maximum) blow the loose surface dust off the element, blowing from […]

Disposing of Spun-Woven Overspray Collectors

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11/09/19

A general misconception about spun-woven media is that it is harder and more costly to dispose of than other medias. This is not true, spun-woven media can be easily disposed of in two ways: LANDFILL: Landfill disposal of paint laden overspray filters is allowed by almost all State EPA’s. If a landfill is accepting paint waste […]

New Cartridge Seasoning Procedure – Powder Booth

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11/09/19

New Cartridge Seasoning The following steps describe procedures for seasoning new cartridges filters. These steps must be followed whenever a new color module with new filters is installed in the system, or if one or more new cartridges are installed in an existing color module. Failure to properly season new cartridges can result in early […]

Optimal Spray Booth Air Velocity

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11/08/19

OSHA Standard:  1910.107(b)(5)(i) The spraying operations except electrostatic spraying operations shall be so designed, installed and maintained that the average air velocity over the open face of the booth (or booth cross section during spraying operations) shall be not less than 100 linear feet per minute. Electrostatic spraying operations may be conducted with an air […]

Recommended Change-Out Guidelines for Chemco Paint Filters

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08/12/19

The Federal Clean Air Act amended in 1990, mandated new high standards governing acceptable emissions from industrial facilities. These include overspray particulates of finishing operations which must be virtually eliminated from vented air. As such, use of Chemco paint arrestors guarantee a minimum of 98.30% up to 99.9% removal efficiency of all paint particulates without […]

NAFA’s Maintenance of Acceptable Booth Airflow

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08/12/19

Per OSHA requirements, a means must be established for maintaining booth airflow so it remains at or above minimum acceptable levels, typically, 100 FPM average across the face of the booth (60FPM for electrostatic operations). However, it is the operator’s responsibility to ensure that airborne concentrations of chemicals do not exceed the maximum levels allowed […]