Baghouse Maintenance & Repair
Blue Crew Baghouse Maintenance Services
When you need maintenance and repair services for your industrial process baghouses or nuisance dust collectors, trust IAC’s Blue Crew field service maintenance and engineering teams! Our maintenance and engineering experts work on all types of dust collection systems from the largest pulse jet or reverse air baghouses, to the smallest bin vent or cartridge collector. IAC’s Blue Crew has the know-how to perform filter bag change-outs, routine maintenance, ventilation system balancing, engineering evaluation reports, baghouse refurbishments, and more.
With a routine preventative maintenance program by the IAC Blue Crew, your plant’s ventilation and dust collection systems will operate with peak efficiency and reduced emissions. The IAC Blue Crew will make sure your facility has a clean and safe work environment to protect your staff and keep your operations within the strict air quality guidelines.
Fully Trained and Certified Baghouse Dust Collector Maintenance Crews
Safety is priority #1 when assembling an industrial plant maintenance team for any project. Along with training on our own safety protocols, all of our Blue Crew members have completed OSHA 10 or 30 training, plus MSHA and confined space as required, and in-depth training specific to the environment they’ll be working in.
When using one of our industrial field maintenance teams you’ll have peace of mind knowing that you’re getting industry-leading service. Our fully staffed dust collector maintenance teams with crew leaders are available nationwide. We even offer 24/7 after-hours support for immediate response.
For after-hours support, dial IAC’s main phone number at 913-384-5511 and listen for the prompt to be connected to our 24/7 Response Team.
Providing Solutions to Your Baghouse Maintenance Problems
Take Advantage of Our Maintenance Services
- Verify condition of housing, parts and components
- Leak testing with highly accurate ultra-violet light detection powder
- Provide comprehensive reports
- Scheduled inspection or service plans available quarterly, or as needed
Filter Bag Change-Outs
- Replace baghouse filter bags
- Replace bag cages, clamps and parts as needed
- Dispose of old bags and parts
- Work performed by trained professionals
- Planned outages or emergency response
- Experienced millwrights, welders and trained technicians
- Replace control timers, solenoid valves, diaphragm valves and any parts required
- Replace system components: airlocks, dampers, fans, etc.
- Complete system airflow analysis
- Duct & pick-up hood design review
- Actual vs. Baseline performance
- Provide comprehensive report
- Convert reverse air or shaker style filters to modern Pulse-Jet Technology
- Installation and commissioning of new equipment
- Engineering and project management
Dust Collector / Baghouse Maintenance Guide
To maximize baghouse and dust collector performance, boost baghouse efficiency, and obtain the optimum life from baghouse filter bags and other replaceable parts, follow our checklist for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly maintenance recommendations.
- Visually inspect dust collector for signs of abnormal operation
- Check the stack monitor (if applicable), or visually inspect for signs of dusting
- Check and record differential pressure (normal operation is 3” – 4” of water)
- Listen to the cleaning cycle to ensure all valves are firing properly
- Visually inspect the bags for tears, holes, and to ensure they are seated properly
- Check fans for wear
- Inspect all hoses, clamps, and air lines to the baghouse
- Monitor the dust collector discharge to ensure that the dust is being removed sufficiently
- Clear the differential pressure gauge lines
- Check the compressed air system, including filters, and water traps
- Inspect the timer board to ensure proper cleaning sequence
- Monitor the solenoid and pulse diaphragm valves to ensure proper firing
- Check drive assemblies on all fans, discharge valves, and screw conveyors
- Inspect all door gaskets and seals
- Perform thorough inspections of all filter bags and cages
- Inspect the dust collectors for corrosion and wear
- Inspect the internal baffle plate (if applicable) for wear
- Inspect hoppers for wear
- Repair or replace wear parts on cleaning mechanism