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Plastics & Resins Trim Recovery

The plastics and resin industry is a $90 billion-a-year industry in the United States with thousands of plants stretched across all 50 states. With over 1 million jobs tied to the industry, OHSA has paid a great deal of attention to the use and handling of plastics and resins. 

Many plastics contain crystalline silica, which can be harmful to inhale and are considered combustible. Industrial vacuums provide a safe and reliable method to keeping your facility safe and in compliance with NFPA 652 and the EPA Silica rules.

From the transport of raw plastic pellets to the machining and extruding of finished products, vacuums can be used from start to finish. Vacuums are also a great way to avoid slip hazards or cross-contamination that can occur with excessive dust/material lying around.

American Vacuum offers a complete line of services and vacuums for the plastics industry that come in a variety of shapes and sizes for any plastic, paper, and resin collection or trim recovery application.

Industries and Processes

  • Plastic Pellet Manufacturing
  • Plastic Dust/ Blending Operation
  • Extrusion Lines
  • Presses and Molds
  • Cutting and Grinding
  • Recycling and shredding

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American Vacuum has been manufacturing Industrial Vacuums including portable, stationary, and central vacuum cleaning systems since 1910. We have installed over 500,000 Industrial Vacuum Systems across the United States and pride ourselves on being a family owned business. Please take a look at some of the case studies below to learn a little more about how American Vacuum is an industry leader and constantly pushing the industrial vacuum industry forward.