In order to comply with emerging federal workplace-silica standards, foundries must focus on the primary sources of airborne silica dust, specifically the shakeout and sand carryover processes.
The emergence of federal regulations that call for lower tolerance levels of silica exposure has created new engineering and practice challenges for foundries. In order to begin the process of compliance, foundries first must focus on the areas that are the primary source of airborne silica dust, specifically the shakeout and sand carryover processes. Choosing the right shakeout equipment can reduce the volume of airborne dust by effectively containing the sand as it is separated from the ...
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