LEV extraction systems are the best way of controlling exposure to wood dusts. Correctly placed hoods remove the wood and sawdust at the source before it has chance to reach the operators’ breathing space. Your wood dust extraction system should be designed to handle the correct airflow for each machine and should also be tested regularly to ensure that the capture at each point is effective. Extraction Solutions can create bespoke systems tailored to your specific needs.
It’s not always practical to have a local connection to an extraction system for every process. In these cases a risk assessment should be undertaken to find a solution – an example of this is could a large CNC bed. Once a cycle is complete, there is often dust left in cuts or on the table. Instead of brushing this off, which can create a dust cloud, a standalone vacuum unit or Vac connection into the wood extraction system could be used.
Extraction solutions can provide ideas and solutions to overcome any dust related problem. With years of experience in the wood industry, our engineers have seen it all.