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HOFFMAN & LAMSON Centrifugal Blower Aids in CO2 Transport

With a need to transport CO2 into the production of specialty beers, our customer, a brewery in the Dominican Republic, turned to Hoffman & Lamson for an Engineered-to-Order package guaranteed to support their process.
Read the case study to see how the system requirements were met and how HOFFMAN & LAMSON can create a solution for your process.

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Case Study: Changes to Occupational Health Regulations Call for Vacuum Technology from Hoffman & Lamson

Safety and sustainability underpin the specialty chemicals industry. As a manufacturer of a wide range of substances, used in over 4,000 products worldwide, our German-based customer continually faces the challenge of maintaining compliance with a variety of standards, while maintaining a safe environment for their employees. Having experience with Hoffman & Lamson products, the customer decided that Hoffman & Lamson was the natural choice to help update their processes and equipment to meet OSHA's updated crystalline silica standards.

 

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Case Study: Central Vacuum Technology Provides Compliance to OSHA Standards at Lignin Factory.

Looking to ensure the safety of their employees while complying with OSHA's combustible dust regulations, our customer was faced with the need to keep their United States facility clean of harmful and combustible dust and particulates. Hoffman & Lamson's engineers were able to design a central vacuum system that would allow the customer to completely clean a total of 12 separate areas without the need to transport equipment or install several systems. Furthermore, Hoffman & Lamson was able to design a system that would provide their facility with the safety features required by combustible dust and particulates, minimizing the risk of a dust explosion at the facility.


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OSHA Compliant Vacuum Systems for Crystalline Silica Standards

Depending on the application, engineered vacuum systems are often subject to a variety of national and international standards and guidelines, such as those outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). As part of a recent update, OSHA has issued two new standards aimed at protecting workers for exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The new standards, to be implemented by June 23rd 2018, target general industry and maritime, and construction, and will allow employers to tailor silica capture solutions to the specific conditions in their workplaces.

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Vacuum Systems for Respirable Crystalline Silica

Often referred to as quartz, silica poses little risk in its normal state. However for workers who may cut, grind, saw, drill, or otherwise modify materials that contain silica there is risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica. OSHA estimates that over 100,000 workers in general industry and maritime are exposed to silica levels that exceed the new permissible exposure limit. Learn how Hoffman & Lamson engineered vacuum systems can reduce your facility's risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica, and keep your employees safe.

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Combustible Dust

Vacuum Systems for Combustible Dust

Combustible dust can be formed by milling, sanding, grinding, crushing, cutting or simply handling material that is in powder form. When dust accumulates in a mill or factory, it can explode and result in fire and destruction. OSHA CPL 03-00-008, which outlines recommendations and guidelines for decreasing combustion risk. Learn more about OSHA's regulations and how Hoffman & Lamson vacuum systems offer reliable solutions that mitigate your facility's risk. 

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Starting Your Blower After a Flood

For centrifugal blowers that may have been exposed to flood waters due to a hurricane, storm surge, or heavy rain it is extremely important that you inspect the bearing lubricant and bearings, drain the machine of any liquid, and to ensure that the impellers are not locked up before you restart your equipment.

 

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Product Announcement: AEON Auto Lubrication System

Extend blower bearing life and protect your investment with genuine HOFFMAN & LAMSON AEON Lubricants - now available as an Auto Lubrication System.  This system automatically applies the right amount of fresh grease exactly when your centrifugal blower bearings need it. 

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Solutions for Landfill Gas Extraction

The organic waste in landfills is covered and compressed by heavy equipment, creating conditions that leads to decomposition of the organic matter, resulting in methane gas. To maintain safety and comply with environmental regulations our multistage centrifugal exhausters are used in the process of drawing methane gas from the landfill to maintain safety and comply with environmental regulation.

Learn more about our solutions for Landfill Gas and other Industrial applications.  

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Two Feed Mills. One Solution. Hoffman & Lamson Vacuum Systems.

An animal feed manufacturer operating two mills in a small midwest town recognized the need to improve facility maintenance while reducing the risk of combustion through the use of a centralized vacuum system. This would be the first dust collection system for these facilities, which operate out of older buildings with wood floors. Hoffman & Lamson designed a state-of-the-art vacuum system solution with advanced explosion protection to keep the mill and the operation clean and safe. 

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HOFFMAN Revolution

Incentive on all HOFFMAN Revolution Models

Hoffman & Lamson is currently offering an incentive on all HOFFMAN Revolution models. Learn more about our popular high speed centrifugal, and contact us to find out how special pricing and energy savings combine to offer an accelerated payback on investment for your plant.

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HOFFMAN & LAMSON MAX Seal

Reduce Fugitive Emissions with the MAX Seal

The engineers at Hoffman & Lamson have brought new technology and innovation to your reliable Hoffman & Lamson multistage centrifugal blowers. Hoffman & Lamson used their unrivaled knowledge and experience to develop a dry running seal that reduces fugitive emissions by up to 67%* and eliminates bearing contamination from process gas. 

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Hoffman & Lamson App for Android and Apple

Augmented Reality Experience

Experience Hoffman & Lamson blower products and systems through Augmented Reality on your Apple or Android device using our AR Explorer App for Apple and Android Devices. 

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Hoffman & Lamson App for Android and Apple

Augmented Reality Experience

Experience Hoffman & Lamson blower products and systems through Augmented Reality on your Apple or Android device using our AR Explorer App for Apple and Android Devices. 

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Higher than Expected Energy Savings for Austalian Yeast Producer

The Mauri ANZ plant in Camellia, Australia produces a full range of yeast for bakery products, alcohol production and specialty applications. Once the yeast culture, molasses and other ingredients are mixed, a series of fermentation stages occur. Mauri ANZ determined that substantial savings could be made by replacing their two blowers with Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) controlled, direct drive, high speed HOFFMAN & LAMSON Revolution blowers.

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