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Wood, Fiber, & Paper

The Wood Processing and Paper industry are inherently prone to combustible dust hazards due to the high volumes of fine particulate dust generated during the manufacturing processes. Wood and paper dust comes from many different operations a facility may have such as chipping, sanding, cutting, shredding, etc. For most of these processes, the dust can be very fine and can become airborne very easily. The use of compressed air or sweeping can only compound these issues and can lead to a serious safety hazard. Industrial vacuum systems are a proven solution to help mitigate the risks posed by the fine dust generated in these facilities. Good Housekeeping practices can go a long way to ensure you not only meet NFPA 652, but ensure the safety and well-being of your associates. From the clean-up of fugitive dust on overhead rafters to moving piles of the material accumulated under a conveyor belt, American Vacuum has provided services and handled all types of applications that the wood and paper industry have. 

We have worked with these types of facilities

  • Pellet Mills
  • Fluff Pulp Mills
  • Saw Mills
  • Plywood Mills
  • Printing Facilities
  • Corrugated Manufactures and cutters  
  • Cabinet Manufacturers
  • RV Manufacturers
  • Biomass Facilities
Case Studies

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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.