Performance Advantages

  • Proven Spark Mitigation
  • Greatly reduced damage to filter media
  • Minimal pressure drop
  • Zero footprint/space requirement
  • Easy installation: no factory tech or
    calibration required
  • Works in vertical or horizontal position
  • No secondary dust accumulation point

Business Operation Benefits

  • Virtually eliminates system maintenance downtime
  • Static device – no moving parts, no
    electrical controls
  • Retrofit or new applications
  • Quick payback (1 line shut down or 2-3 filter damage incidents)
  • Integral part of Plant Safety Program

 Spark Reduction Device

CASE STUDIES

Ideal Applications

Processes

  • Metal Grinding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Laser Cutting
  • Thermal Spray
  • Carburization
  • Metal Quenching

Specific Applications

  • All Metal Process Industries
    • Fabrication facilities
    • Automotive plants
    • Foundries
  • Metal Recycling
  • Robotic weld cells
  • Battery Recycling
  • Ball Bearing Manufacturing
  • Charcoal manufacturing
  • Shoe grinding (rubber)
  • Coffee manufacturing

Velocity

Optimal: 1500-5000 fpm

Temperature

Optimal: up to 300°F
primary air stream

Particle Size

Small-to-medium sized embers

Duct Distance

Optimal: 10 diameters
Effective: 5 diameters
Functional: >1 diameter

Industrial Spark Mitigation Alternatives

Dropout Box Cyclone Collector Spark Cooler Extinguishing Systems
Spark(ignition source) migration/reduction*
Consistently effective spark (ignition source) migration/reduction *
NFPA ignition source reduction alternative
Wood, food & grain applications
Metal & carbonaceous dust applications **
Very low pressure drop (1* or less)
Minimal shop floor footprint
Minimal to no maintenance
Simple design, installation and configuration
Quick payback*** (reduced cartridge/collector
damaged, reduced production line downtime)
Minimal potential for secondary dust accumulation location
NFPA explosive dust extinguishment solution
Low cost relative to total system cost
* Fewer than 5 known fire incidents in over 500 Spark Cooler applications** Typically effective on non-agglomerating materials*** Typically <1 yr. depending on number of incidents, line-downtime costs, filter costs & dust collection system configuration