Waste Management Facilities

Here are method(s) that control the emissions generated from the Waste Management Facilities process.

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Ambient Air Cleaners
Ambient Air Cleaners involve the use of large “Washable, Cleanable or Replaceable Media” filters. These units, both filter and re-circulate the air back into the work place Installation Configurations: Free Hanging "Negative Pressure" “Race Track” "Cross Dilution" Depending upon the designed air pattern, these systems "scrub" the ambient air of contaminants and the result is a dramatic reduction of airborne pollution. These systems are best used in combination with source-collection equipment.

Some important things to consider when purchasing these types of units:
  • What is the volume of the room you want to clean? (cubic dimension: L'xW'xH')
  • How many times would you like to change the air in your room? (eg: Welding=8 AC/H)
  • How much contaminant do I generate? (eg: dust, smoke, fume)
  • Where am I going to mount these units?
  • Can I use these units to create a negative pressure in my work area?
  • Do I want "throw away", "washable", "cleanable" or "self cleaning" filters?


  • For more information, please see the products and information listed below:
    Centrally Ducted Filter Units
    Centrally Ducted Dust Collectors such as these are ideal for large shops and centrally ducted applications. Most of these solutions are based upon self-cleaning filter cleaning systems to help reduce filter costs. In addition, Water based filtration systems are available for certain explosive and flammable applications.


    For more info, please see the products and associated documentation listed below.
    Ducted Air Cleaners
    Ducted Air Cleaners are used in a variety of applications where the filter selection often requires a specific configuration. With these collectors you can select a variety of particulate, liquid or gas phase filters such as “HEPA” filters, “Mist Agglomerators” and “Gas Adsorbers” respectively. These systems are available with or without pre-engineered and installed fan packages.

    Here are some general design velocities when using "CAPTURE" Hoods:

    Smoke (e.g. Welding):
  • Capture Velocity 100 FPM
  • Transport Velocity 3000 FPM
  • Minimun Face Velocity 2355 FPM
  • Dust (e.g. Grinding):
  • Capture Velocity 500 FPM
  • Transport Velocity 4000 FPM
  • Minimun Face Velocity 4000 FPM
  • Gas (e.g. V.O.C.'s):
  • Capture Velocity 50 FPM
  • Transport Velocity 2000 FPM
  • Minimun Face Velocity 785 FPM
  • Mist:
  • Capture Velocity 100 FPM
  • Transport Velocity 2250 FPM
  • Minimum Face Velocity 1766 FPM
  • Updraft & Overhead Capture Systems
    Updraft and Overhead hoods, completely or partially enclose the process or contaminant generation point. For example: A Complete Enclosure would be a sealed “box” or similar type of configuratin where only minimal openings exist and the contaminated air is sucked up and away. The enclosing hood is preferred wherever the process configuration and operation will permit. A Partial Enclosure would be an “open box” (i.e.: with the lid cut off). An inward flow of air through the enclosure opening will contain the contaminant within the enclosure and prevent its escape into the outside work environment. If complete enclosure is not feasible, partial enclosure should be used to the maximum extent possible.

    Here are some general design velocities when using "RECEIVING" Hoods:

    Please contact a Lev-Co representative for more information.
    Vehicle Exhaust - Cars & Trucks
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    The best way to protect mechanics and garage employees from harmful gases released from automotive vehicles such as cars & trucks is CAPTURE AT SOURCE. This means directly at the tailpipe.

    This process involves 3 steps:
  • 1. Capture of the gases at source through suction nozzles
  • 2. Transporting the gases through exhaust hoses to an exhaust fan
  • 3. Transport the gases to atmosphere.

    Below is a list of the information that needs to be gathered prior to selecting the appropriate VEHICLE EXHAUST ventilation system:
  • 1 – Max Engine HP
  • 2 – Max RPM engines to be run at:
  • 3 – Engine being run A - under load? or B - at idle?
  • 4 – Diameter of smallest and largest tailpipes?
  • 5 – Configuration of tailpipes? (EG: are they exposed, behind a grill, overhead stack, under carriage, etc…)
  • 6 – Voltage and Amperage available
  • 7 – Fixed or Portable system