1. Cartridge Pulse central collectors are designed to collect dust from multiple points, such as loads, mixers, weigh batchers, and silos.
2. Ducting is installed to different dust sources and proper hoods are used to pull dust into ducting and down into central collector.
3. As dust enters the dust collector, it enters a high-level expansion chamber to slow down the air flow.
4. Air travels down to the hopper and makes a 180° turn and goes back up. This creates an area for air to slow down and allows majority of dust to fall to hopper without reaching the cartridges.
5. Clean air comes up through center of cartridges and out the collector exhaust. Air is now clean and safe for the environment.
6. Cartridges have collected dust from the operation and must be cleaned of the buildup. Collector is constructed with a blowpipe that cleans cartridges with compressed, clean and dry air at 90-100 psi.
7. Pipe has blow-down orifices sending pulse of air down through filter media. Adjustable timer-controlled solenoid releases a pulse of air and removes dust from outside of filter media.
8. Dust settles into bottom of central collector hopper, and must be removed from hopper on a continual basis. This can be done manually by opening discharge valve or via automatic alternative processes.
9. Alternative method of dust removal - use an automatic recycle system, if the unit is equipped.