A Dust collector is a system used to enhance the 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 distinguished from 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 an a continuous basis