Tiger-Vac Industrial Vacuum Cleaners

C-10EX (4W): Division 2, Class II Groups F & G Dust Ignition Protected
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C-10EX (4W): Division 2, Class II Groups F & G Dust Ignition Protected

Providing a very high protection level inside the recovery tank and keeping the operator safe Division 2 poses a unique challenge when it comes to housekeeping using vacuum cleaners. Equipment rated for Division 2 can be used for light maintenance during daily cleaning, for short periods of time. It is up to the user to evaluate and assess the conditions of operation. However, the situation is...

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Backpack Pneumatically (air) Operated Vacuum System ATEX CE EX II G/D c IIC T6 (85°C)
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Backpack Pneumatically (air) Operated Vacuum System ATEX CE EX II G/D c IIC T6 (85°C)

Tiger-Vac, manufacturer of specialized vacuum cleaners, is at MRO Americas 2015 displaying some of its latest industrial vacuum cleaner systems designed for aircraft maintenance, including sanding, defueling and depuddling. Amongst the models on site is the SSAT-6L (BP) AIR TIGER Series: a small, versatile back-pack system which is pneumatically (air) operated and designed for the safe recovery...

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To Be or Not to Be? OSHA Combustible Dust NEP Approved, NRTL Certified Equipment
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To Be or Not to Be? OSHA Combustible Dust NEP Approved, NRTL Certified Equipment

Introduced in 2008, OSHA's Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program (NEP) contains policies and procedures for inspecting workplaces that create and handle combustible dusts. However, some manufacturers of industrial vacuum cleaners in North America have been promoting uncertified vacuum cleaners for the recovery of aluminum dust, to car repair and body shops across the continent. This puts...

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North American First: Tiger-Vac Gets Portable Vacuum Cleaners Certified for Class II Division 2 by OSHA Approved NRTL
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North American First: Tiger-Vac Gets Portable Vacuum Cleaners Certified for Class II Division 2 by OSHA Approved NRTL

Tiger-Vac, manufacturer of industrial vacuum cleaners, is proud to announce that two of its flagship models, CWR-10EX (4W) and C-10EX (DT) MFS, have been officially certified by CSA, a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), as meeting OSHA's Combustible Dust NEP requirements. This certification meets America’s stringent regulation in industrial housekeeping and is a first in the...

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Housekeeping and Recovery of Combustible/Conductive Dusts: A Big Step in the Right Direction
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Housekeeping and Recovery of Combustible/Conductive Dusts: A Big Step in the Right Direction

Until today the certification of Hazloc Portable Vacuum Cleaners and Dust Collectors as per the Ex OSHA/NRTL system, the IECEx Scheme and the European ATEX system covers only the possibility to use the equipment in hazardous locations/areas in presence of combustible/conductive dusts, but does not cover the possibility to use the equipment to recover these dusts. Today we are proud to inform you...

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Wet Dust Collection of Metal Dusts Such as: Aluminum, Magnesium, Tantalum, Titanium, Zirconium and other Commercial Alloys in Conformance with NFPA 484 Requirements
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Wet Dust Collection of Metal Dusts Such as: Aluminum, Magnesium, Tantalum, Titanium, Zirconium and other Commercial Alloys in Conformance with NFPA 484 Requirements

Tiger-Vac is please to feature a 3–phase explosion proof Portable Wet Dust Collector for the collection of conductive metal dusts.Â-  It is mandatory that this type of Portable Vacuum System be certified by an NRTL for Class II, Division 1, Group E.  This requirement is a must as per the NRTL Certification Authorities, NEC, NFPA and OSHA Standards. It is also important to note...

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Portable Vacuum Cleaners for Class II or III, Division 1 and 2 Hazardous Locations Groups E, F and G Combustible/Conductive Dusts

Is there a difference between “Portable Vacuum Cleaners” and “Stationary” centralized installations for dust collectors?Â-  The answer is YES 1. Portable Vacuum Cleaners are referred to as “Cord Connected”.  This means that the vacuum cleaners or dust collectors are on wheels and can be moved from one location to another.  The electrical male/female connection is...

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Portable Vacuum Cleaners and Dust Collectors for Division 2 - Zone 22 Hazardous Locations
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Portable Vacuum Cleaners and Dust Collectors for Division 2 - Zone 22 Hazardous Locations

The OSHA Combustible Dust Program tells us to refer to the primary National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) consensus standard related to this hazard which is: NFPA 654: Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosion form Manufacturing Processing and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids. According to NFPA 654, as little as 1/32 of an inch of organic dust over 5 percent of a...

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Portable Vacuum Cleaners for Division 2 - Zone 22 Hazardous Locations
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Portable Vacuum Cleaners for Division 2 - Zone 22 Hazardous Locations

At Tiger-Vac we are very attentive regarding new regulations for the certification of portable vacuum cleaners to recover combustible dust. Our North American standards for hazardous locations are based on requirements pertaining to Division 1 and Division 2, Class II, Groups F and G combustible dusts. Today the NEC (NFPA 70) has embraced the IEC International Standard for Zone 20, 21, 22...

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C-10EX (4W): Division 2, Class II Groups F & G Dust Ignition Protected
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C-10EX (4W): Division 2, Class II Groups F & G Dust Ignition Protected

Providing a very high protection level inside the recovery tank and keeping the operator safe Division 2 poses a unique challenge when it comes to housekeeping using vacuum cleaners. Equipment rated for Division 2 can be used for light maintenance during daily cleaning, for short periods of time. It is up to the user to evaluate and assess the conditions of operation. However, the situation is...

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Backpack Pneumatically (air) Operated Vacuum System ATEX CE EX II G/D c IIC T6 (85°C)
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Backpack Pneumatically (air) Operated Vacuum System ATEX CE EX II G/D c IIC T6 (85°C)

Tiger-Vac, manufacturer of specialized vacuum cleaners, is at MRO Americas 2015 displaying some of its latest industrial vacuum cleaner systems designed for aircraft maintenance, including sanding, defueling and depuddling. Amongst the models on site is the SSAT-6L (BP) AIR TIGER Series: a small, versatile back-pack system which is pneumatically (air) operated and designed for the safe recovery...

Read More »
To Be or Not to Be? OSHA Combustible Dust NEP Approved, NRTL Certified Equipment
Cleaning Products & Equipment

To Be or Not to Be? OSHA Combustible Dust NEP Approved, NRTL Certified Equipment

Introduced in 2008, OSHA's Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program (NEP) contains policies and procedures for inspecting workplaces that create and handle combustible dusts. However, some manufacturers of industrial vacuum cleaners in North America have been promoting uncertified vacuum cleaners for the recovery of aluminum dust, to car repair and body shops across the continent. This puts...

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Fugitive Dust Control and Housekeeping: OSHA Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program Approved NRTL Certification: The Answer to Aluminum Dust Hazards in Collision Repair Shops

Since automakers turned to aluminum for car and truck chassis, a new hazard surfaced for collision repair shops. Indeed, aluminum dust is extremely combustible and may be the cause of devastating explosions. How should these shops address the issue of aluminum dust hazards? Their first step should be to look into OSHA's Combustible Dust NEP approved NRTL certified equipment like...

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North American First: Tiger-Vac Gets Portable Vacuum Cleaners Certified for Class II Division 2 by OSHA Approved NRTL
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North American First: Tiger-Vac Gets Portable Vacuum Cleaners Certified for Class II Division 2 by OSHA Approved NRTL

Tiger-Vac, manufacturer of industrial vacuum cleaners, is proud to announce that two of its flagship models, CWR-10EX (4W) and C-10EX (DT) MFS, have been officially certified by CSA, a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), as meeting OSHA's Combustible Dust NEP requirements. This certification meets America’s stringent regulation in industrial housekeeping and is a first in the...

Read More »
Housekeeping and Recovery of Combustible/Conductive Dusts: A Big Step in the Right Direction
Cleaning Products & Equipment

Housekeeping and Recovery of Combustible/Conductive Dusts: A Big Step in the Right Direction

Until today the certification of Hazloc Portable Vacuum Cleaners and Dust Collectors as per the Ex OSHA/NRTL system, the IECEx Scheme and the European ATEX system covers only the possibility to use the equipment in hazardous locations/areas in presence of combustible/conductive dusts, but does not cover the possibility to use the equipment to recover these dusts. Today we are proud to inform you...

Read More »
Wet Dust Collection of Metal Dusts Such as: Aluminum, Magnesium, Tantalum, Titanium, Zirconium and other Commercial Alloys in Conformance with NFPA 484 Requirements
Cleaning Products & Equipment

Wet Dust Collection of Metal Dusts Such as: Aluminum, Magnesium, Tantalum, Titanium, Zirconium and other Commercial Alloys in Conformance with NFPA 484 Requirements

Tiger-Vac is please to feature a 3–phase explosion proof Portable Wet Dust Collector for the collection of conductive metal dusts.Â-  It is mandatory that this type of Portable Vacuum System be certified by an NRTL for Class II, Division 1, Group E.  This requirement is a must as per the NRTL Certification Authorities, NEC, NFPA and OSHA Standards. It is also important to note...

Read More »
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Portable Vacuum Cleaners for Class II or III, Division 1 and 2 Hazardous Locations Groups E, F and G Combustible/Conductive Dusts

Is there a difference between “Portable Vacuum Cleaners” and “Stationary” centralized installations for dust collectors?Â-  The answer is YES 1. Portable Vacuum Cleaners are referred to as “Cord Connected”.  This means that the vacuum cleaners or dust collectors are on wheels and can be moved from one location to another.  The electrical male/female connection is...

Read More »
Portable Vacuum Cleaners and Dust Collectors for Division 2 - Zone 22 Hazardous Locations
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Portable Vacuum Cleaners and Dust Collectors for Division 2 - Zone 22 Hazardous Locations

The OSHA Combustible Dust Program tells us to refer to the primary National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) consensus standard related to this hazard which is: NFPA 654: Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosion form Manufacturing Processing and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids. According to NFPA 654, as little as 1/32 of an inch of organic dust over 5 percent of a...

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