A baghouse is a device that controls air pollution by removing particulates out of air or gas released from commercial manufacturing or refining processes or combustion for electricity generation. Pulse-jet baghouses take in gases laden with dust, which is then filtered through the bag. During cleaning, the dust is removed by a blast of compressed air injected via a pulse valve into the top of the filter bag.
Traditionally, the compressed air blast is controlled by a diaphragm (sometimes known as a membrane) valve. This technology is over 50 years old and often the diaphragms of these designs tend to split, and the solenoid pilots get blocked, leading to coil burnout. MAC pulse valves do not use membrane technology, which is the weakness in other manufacturers’ pulse valve design. With MAC, the valve’s balanced spool design allows it to open and close quicker; creating a more effective pulse of air for the baghouse. This typically enables a reduction in the pulse frequency and duration, using less energy, and extending the life of the filters.
The design of the MAC pulse valve also results in a far greater lifetime, so not only will you benefit from reduced filter replacements, but the valves themselves deliver a greatly increased lifetime. Baghouse operation needs to be efficient to be properly productive, and with the MAC pulse valve’s design, you’ll achieve an operation that requires less scheduled and unscheduled downtime, greater throughput and in some cases improved product quality.
The MAC pulse valve also boasts drop-in mounting for many machine applications, either eliminating or significantly reducing the changes required to your machine to reap the benefits of this revolutionary technology. Simply use one of MAC’s adapter plates, and you’re all set. Saving you time, money, and making your air cleaning process much more effective.
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