A Dust collector is a system used to enhancethe quality of air released from industrial and commercial processes by collecting dust and other impurities from air or gas. Designed to handle high-volume dust loads, a dust collector system consists of ablower, dust filter, a filter-cleaningsystem, and a dust receptacle or dust removal system. It is distinguishedfrom air cleaners, which use disposablefilters to remove dust.
Dust collectors are used in many processes to either recover valuable granular solid or powder from process streams, or to remove granular solid pollutants from exhaust gases prior to venting to the atmosphere. Dust collection is an online process for collecting any process-generated dust from the source point on a continuous basis.