Carolina Filters' Blog

How-to Repair a Fire Damper

Fire dampers play a crucial role in the life safety and the HVAC systems in a facility. Fire damper maintenance ensures that the damper is working properly and would help prevent the spread of smoke and fire throughout a building in the event of a fire.

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7 Must Knows for Fire Damper Inspections


Fire dampers are a vital part of a building’s HVAC system and its air ducts. Every facility must have regularly inspected and maintained fire dampers. We’ve listed our 7 must knows about fire and smoke damper inspections

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3 Environmental Benefits of Shattered Metal Reclamation

Preservation, energy savings and economical solutions are hot topics for all companies. Saving time, money and energy are increasingly important as organizations do their part to preserve the environment.

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7 Industrial Elements That Cause Dust Explosions

There were more than 82 dust-related fires or explosions over the last decade, according to OSHA.

Organic, metallic and some nonmetal inorganic materials can cause a combustible dust explosion.

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Carolina Filters Invests in Environmentally Friendly VacuClean

Carolina Filters’ goal is to replace traditional technologies with safer, cleaner, more environmentally responsible and improved technologies. 
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Carolina Filters, Inc. Invests in Combustible Dust Vacuums

June 25, 2012

Sumter, SC - Carolina Filters, Inc. a specialized cleaning and service company has invested in new vacuums approved for the collection of explosive dust in Class I, Class II & Class III environments.

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Combustible Dust: A microscopic hazard can cost your business millions

Businesses are always looking for ways to save money, especially millions of dollars. Did you know? Dust can cost your company millions of dollars – more specifically, an explosion from combustible dust. It is a hazard that often goes unnoticed until it’s too late.

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Ignition Sources of Dust Explosions

OSHA reports that more than 3,500 combustible dust explosions have occurred over the last 28 years. In 280 major incidents, over 700 injuries and 119 deaths occurred.

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