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Dust problem swept away

12 December 2012

The Wienerberger brick works in Kidderminster is benefiting from a diesel powered Nilfisk SR1601 ride on sweeper with a patented dust guard system. Fine dusts populate the busy site, varying from fine clay particles t

The Wienerberger brick works in Kidderminster is benefiting from a diesel powered Nilfisk SR1601 ride on sweeper with a patented dust guard system.

Fine dusts populate the busy site, varying from fine clay particles to brick dust and chippings. Keeping kiln and clay processing areas clean is a constant problem. Originally all areas were cleaned manually by operatives with face masks using yard brooms.

The Dust Guard System constantly sprays a very fine mist of water over the brushes to suppress air borne dust. Dust is visually improved and a large 10m2 washable panel filter ensures dust free sweeping throughout.

A filter shaker facility prevents the build up of dust and any potential clogging. The main broom is free floating with the ride on machine providing a sweeping path of up to 1600mm.
 
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