DustBoss Dust Control System and How it Works

Dust control can be a sizable investment depending on what kind of solution is chosen. Naturally, when you're making this decision you want to have an idea of how the equipment works. DustBoss dust control cannons are durable misting systems that successfully take down dust while saving money in the long run. Here, you can get to know the system.

When taking the plunge on a misting cannon system, having a supportive team to help set up the best dust control configuration is a huge plus. They can provide you with information on the unit, how to use it on your site and offer insight to maximize effectiveness.

Let's look at how DustBoss dust control misting cannons work!

See How DustBoss Dust Control Works!

How DustBoss Dust Control Cannons Work

Let's look at a standard DustBoss DB-60 for reference. Starting at the very beginning, DustBoss systems require a reliable source to pull water from. Inputting clean water using a municipal fire hydrant is ideal for misting cannons. If non-potable water is the only option, run the water through a bag filter to create a clean input.

Once connected to a source, water flows into the DB-60 through a 1 1/2" cam-n-groove connection. Upon entering the unit, the water is run through a y-line filter to separate any fine particles that might cause damage further on in the system.

The water then travels through the piping to the booster pump to increased the pressure. This allows the unit to deliver more water while still maintaining its effectiveness using fine mist. The water exits the booster pump and flows through the connecting tube to the spray manifold.

The nozzles on DustBoss equipment are specifically designed to create fine, atomized mist that is similar to the size of dust particles. The inner geometry and exit orifice effectively fractures the water into the tiny water droplets.

The pressure from the booster pump causes mist to spray out of the unit, but it won't reach a far distance unless the fan is engaged. The DB-60 uses a large 25 HP fan to throw the atomized mist long distances. Once on, the mist captures the fugitive dust roaming in the air and drops it to the ground while avoiding the slipstream effect. If you want to know more about the slipstream effect itself, check out Atomized Mist and How it Works.

When the mist-dust combination hits the ground, the light water seals the surface of whatever it made contact with while avoiding over-saturation and preventing run-off. This way, DustBoss cannons can provide preventive dust control and active airborne suppression.

DustBoss continues to launch mist over a large area with automatic oscillation, significantly reducing dust on-site.

Y Line Filter Diagram in Dust Control

Check Out Atomized Mist and How it Works!

Implement Dust Control at Your Jobsite!

Receive a FREE quote and talk to a dust control specialist today to stop fugitive dust!

Get A Quote

More BossTek...

BossTek in Dust Suppression and Odor Control Industries

By BossTek | April 27, 2020

DustBoss and OdorBoss equipment works in a wide span of industries that require potent forms of suppression. The equipment thrives in these scenarios, stopping dust and odor in its tracks. DustBoss dust control systems have lots of experience in the demolition industry and can drive slag pit emissions to the ground. They prevent particles from… Continue Reading

Urban Demolition Project Uses Atomized Mist to Comply with Dust Regulations

By BossTek | March 18, 2020

A Colorado demolition firm with a reputation for environmental stewardship on complex large-scale projects has successfully complied with strict urban dust suppression regulations throughout a sensitive 18-month demolition project, from structural implosion to site clearing.  Using two atomized misting cannons to control dust created by the takedown, Colorado Cleanup Corporation (CCC) was able to demolish… Continue Reading

Aluminum Die Caster Uses Air Cannons For Positive Airflow & Temperature Control

By BossTek | March 4, 2020

A pioneer in dust and odor control equipment has helped an aluminum die casting company cool its operations and create a more pleasant working environment by employing powerful air cannon technology. LeClaire Manufacturing is using two DustBoss® DB-30™ dust cannons from BossTek® to improve airflow, reduce indoor temperatures and direct air toward internal ventilation systems. … Continue Reading

Demolition Contractor Controls Dust Levels in Highly Regulated Hospital Zone

By BossTek | February 5, 2020

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston is one of the state’s top hospitals, ranked among the best pediatric medical institutions in the country.  The facility is in the process of expanding and upgrading — supported by donations, grants and state contributions — and has begun construction of the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s… Continue Reading

Remove Dust from the Air at Industrial Sites

By BossTek | January 22, 2020

Trying to stop dust from getting in the air is a valiant effort. Unfortunately, it’s a hard fought battle. In most scenarios, dust is going to be generated and released into the air upon disruption. The demolition industry has copious amounts of dust created during the tear down of structures that preventive methods are not… Continue Reading

Variable Frequency Drive: Unmatched Versatility In Dust Suppression via Atomized Mist

By BossTek | January 16, 2020

In a move designed to bring unparalleled versatility to its lineup of highly-successful dust suppression equipment, BossTek has introduced an optional Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) system that allows users to adjust air flow to suit a broader range of applications and working environments.  Driven by customer input from a number of different industries, the new… Continue Reading

Subscribe and Stay Up-to-Date!

Receive a monthly newsletter keeping you up-to-date on the latest in dust and odor control.

Subscribe

This entry was posted in Blog Separation, Dust Control, Educational. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.