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Food Processing Application Needing Compliant Dust Collection

A.C.T. Dust Collectors was called in to evaluate the dust collection needs of a large manufacturer of popular snack foods. Their food processing application created dust from ingredients and they needed a system installed for the safety of their employees.

ACTion Booth Contains Dust in Industrial Environment for Manufacturer

A.C.T. Dust Collectors was contacted by a national manufacturer in New Jersey that uses grinders and sanding processes resulting in a fine powder type of dust. This was created because of the finishing substance on their refractory products which required grinding and sanding. They had to do something about the dust quickly.

Metalworking Dust Collector Contains Smoke for Metal Recycling Customer

A.C.T. Dust Collectors was contacted by a metal recycling customer in Ohio that uses torches to cut large chunks of steel down to smaller sizes, which results in a nasty plume of yellow smoke. All this was done outside. It was an environmental hazard; they had to do something to contain the smoke.

Metalworking Dust Collector Filters Large Volumes of Air at Metal Fabrication Shop

 One of the largest metal fabrication shops in North America, with main operations in Pennsylvania, invested in a major facility upgrade.

TLM Modular Baghouse Offers Compliant Solution

A global manufacturer of honeycomb core structural boards in Michigan needed to make an upgrade to their dust collection system.

Metalworking Dust Collector Clears the Air at Virginia High School

Welding technology programs start at the high school level. Numerous industries rely on the welding trade, proving the investment in welding education has lifelong benefits regardless of the career path. The best learning occurs with hands-on experience. Clean, compliant educational workshops are instrumental in this learning, and welding fume/dust collection systems must be...

Wire Manufacturing Plant Upgrades Metalworking Dust Collector

Recently, a manager at a premier wire manufacturing plant in South Carolina reached out to the staff at A.C.T. Dust Collectors. He was in need of a large industrial dust collection system to replace a smaller unit due to increases in production.

RUBBER APPLICATION: Preventing the Release of Emissions

An international tire manufacturer was experiencing poor air quality.  This company has a process where they form rubber so that it can be used to make tires. 


A customer in Texas purchased a new fiber laser cutting machine.  The machine offers incredible precision and speed but produces an extremely fine dust during operation.  The company reached out to A.C.T. Dust Collectors to find a solution to their fiber laser dust collection.

GRINDING EQUIPMENT APPLICATION: Dust Collector for Equipment Cleaning

Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services is a national commercial flooring company that provides concrete grinders and vac systems for profiling concrete substrates prior to laying a floor.

AMBIENT AIR APPLICATION: More than one dust collection need?

A company that builds and refurbishes machinery for the lumber industry in North Carolina...

POWDER APPLICATION: Baghouse or Cartridge Collector?

One of the largest metal fabrication shops on the continent, with main operations in Pennsylvania, invested in a major facility upgrade. Metalizing massive steel structures

LASER CUTTING APPLICATION: A Cost Effective, Small Footprint and Efficient Solution Found!

Recently, a manufacturer purchased a fiber laser cutting table.  The manufacturer was concerned as to how they could best collect the dust.  They knew if the dust and fumes were not collected properly

GRAIN APPLICATION: A Specialty Grain Facility with a Dust Collection Need

A few months ago, a specialty grain milling facility reached out to us looking for help with their dust collection need for a newly expanded facility in Illinois.  Due to time constraints


A major automotive parts manufacturer in Michigan had a need for a dust collection system. Year end was approaching and a quick solution to purchase the capital equipment before the end of the fourth quarter was a must...

PLASMA CUTTING: A Dust Collection Need In A Mine

A mine, located 2,341 feet (nearly a half mile) below the earth’s surface is used as a lab for a US Department of Energy’s subatomic particle collection...

LASER CUTTING: The solution that fits

A valued customer approached us with exactly what we love:  a challenging application for industrial air filtration.  They were running an enclosed laser-cutting system at a university tech center, near high-traffic classrooms in a compact space.

PLASMA CUTTING: A Customer Looking to Maximize Factory Ventilation

A.C.T. Dust Collectors was contacted by a customer in the northern climate who cuts steel on a plasma table.  Plasma cutting is a popular process for cutting steel and is widely used in the manufacturing industry.

LASER CUTTING: Small Space & A Dust Collection Need

A local Minnesota company contacted ACT Dust Collectors with a need to filter the air from a laser cutting table.

WOODWORKING: Dust Collection for 20+ Machines

SWI Interiors in Osage, MN is a very established interior design and cabinet production facility.  Steve Pachel is the entrepreneurial force behind this growing company.  In the spring of 2015 Steve decided he was going to take the next step in growing his shop, both in efficiency and healthy working environment.

BLASTING/WELDING: The Largest North American manufacturer of stone working equipment

Park Industries located in St Cloud MN, is the largest North American manufacturer of stone working equipment including CNC saws and routers. A.C.T. assisted them in selecting the state of the art solution as well as modifying their current system to regulate air flow while focusing on conserving energy.

Blasting: A company that specializes in the redesign & remanufacture of power transformers...

Jordan Transformer, located in Jordan, Minnesota specializes in the redesign and remanufacture of power transformers with ratings up to 200 MVA and voltages of up to 230 kV. The company was shipping out the transformers for off-site sandblasting which was becoming very expensive and resulting in longer turnaround times for their customers. A change was required to improve the...

Blasting: A Leading Manufacturer of Premium Exercise Equipment

Cybex International, a leading manufacturer of premium exercise equipment located in Owatonna, MN uses an 8 wheel monorail blast machine to prep parts prior to the powder paint process.

Weld Smoke: A customer in North Dakota...

A customer in North Dakota had a large weld fume application that needed dust collectors to clear the air.

Pharmaceutical: A large company needed 4 units for use on a fluidized tablet coating...

A large company in the pharmaceutical industry, needed 4 units for use on a fluidized tablet coating bed.  When they discovered the customer service, price and quality associated with ACT Dust Collectors, their decision was made.