Baghouse or Dust Collector TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE

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SYMPTOM

POSSIBLE CAUSE

REMEDY

HIGH COLLECTOR PRESSURE DROP

Malfunction of bag cleaning System

Check all cleaning system components

 

Ineffective cleaning

Modify cleaning cycle

 

Re-entrainment of dust in collector due to low density material or inleakage at discharge

Check discharge valves Lower A/C Ratio

 

Wetting of bags

Control dew point excursions

 

 

Dry bags with clean air

 

 

Clean bags or replace

 

Too high A/C ratio

Verify gas volume

 

Technical Service & Troubleshooting

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ABNORMALLY LOW PRESSURE DROP

Lines(s) plugged

Blow back thru lines

 

 

Protect sensing point from dust or water build-up

 

 

Incorporate auto-purging system in sensing lines

 

 

If copper lines - air purge them yearly - could get moisture trapped

 

Manometer line(s) broken or uncoupled

Inspect and repair

 

Overcleaning of bags

Reduce cleaning energy and/ cycle time

STACK EMISSION

Broken Bag

See Maintenance section

 

Bag permeability increase

Test bag

 

 

Check cleaning energy/ cycle and reduce if possible

 

Clean to dirty plenum leakage

Inspect and repair

 

Change of inlet conditions

Test & Review

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PUFFING BACK

High pressure drop across the bag house

See above

 

Low system fan speed

Check drive system increase speed

 

Improper duct balancing

Rebalance system

 

Plugged duct lines

Clean out

 

Poor hood design

Evaluate temporary modifications and implement

LOW DUST DISCHARGE

Inleakage at discharge points

Inspect and repair seals or valves

 

Malfunction of discharge valve, screw conveyor or material transfer equipment

Inspect and repair

 

Re-entrainment of dust with in collector

Check for leaks at discharge or hopper

 

Retainment of dust on filter bags

Increase cleaning

LOUD OR UNUSUAL NOISES

Vibrations

Banging of moving parts

Squealing of belt drives

 

CORROSION

Improper paint material or Application

 

 

Improper insulation

 

 

Emission of nearby equipment

 

 

Dew point excursions

 

 

Improper shutdowns

 

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