Sy-Klone International is gearing up for an exciting trade show–the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21-23. [continue reading] Sy-Klone to Exhibit at AIHce 2018 in Philadelphia in May
As of October 23, 2017, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is now fully enforcing finalized provisions of the silica rule for the construction industry. Employers are now required to limit access to high exposure areas, provide training, provide respiratory protection when controls are not enough to limit exposure, provide written exposure control plans, and measure exposures in some cases.
[continue reading] Silica Rule Enforcement Has Begun
On March 25, 2016, OSHA published the long-awaited respirable crystalline silica rule, which the agency says will affect 2 million construction workers and 300,000 workers in general industry operations. Workplace exposure accounts for almost all health problems tied to silica exposure. Any job that involves chipping, cutting, grinding, or drilling rock poses a danger of inhaling silica dust. Employees can also be exposed to silica dust when working with products that contain silica. [continue reading] OSHA Fines and Silica Litigation: A Three-step Preventative Solution
For many years, firefighting dozers have been open cab machines. With the advent of heavy-duty HVAC systems and the ability to build integrated sealed cab environments, enclosed cabs on Fire Dozers have become a reality. [continue reading] Fire Dozers: Keeping Air Clean in the Heat of Action
Sy-Klone is proud to be included as the precleaner of choice on the new Oshkosh Defense’s JLTV. [continue reading] Video: Oshkosh Defense shows new JLTV equipped with Series 9000 Precleaners
Tractor cabs are notoriously dusty environments. Fresh air is drawn into the HVAC system from behind the tractor, bringing in air is filled with airborne dirt, fertilizer, pesticides, and allergens. The fresh air filter is quickly overwhelmed. [continue reading] Is the Enclosed Cabin on Your Farm Tractor Making You Sick?
Jacksonville, FL—February 15, 2017—Sy-Klone International announces the immediate release of the RESPA®-CF2, the most advanced Cab Air Quality System, delivering a powered precleaner, filter, and pressurizer in one compact, customizable unit. This latest innovation from Sy-Klone International offers the highest quality of filtration and pressurization at the lowest cost. [continue reading] Sy-Klone® Introduces the RESPA®-CF2
Before precleaner installation, filters were blown-out every 250 hours (not recommended) and changed every 500 hours in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule. Cost* for parts and labor: $1006.50 per machine. [continue reading] Series 9000 Case Study: Readymix Concrete Plant
Wayne, known as “Nugget” on the HummerXClub forum, was about to leave for a 6,200 kilometer (3853 miles) trip through the Australian Outback. His trip included 1,500 kms (932 miles) of dirt, so he knew it was time to “bite the bullet” and install a Sy-Klone Series 9000. [continue reading] Hummer Owner adds Series 9000 prior to 1,500 km of Australian Outback Dirt!
An under the hood installation of Series 9000 Precleaner on Kenworth T-800 Truck operating in a quarry and on dirt roads provides dramatic filter life extension. This one-year case study shows how a simple installation can turn into serious improvements to machine uptime and lower maintenance costs. [continue reading] Case Study: Series 9000 Under-The-Hood Installation on a Kenworth T-800 Truck