AUBURN SYSTEMS introduced the first electrostatic/triboelectric (TRIBO) bag leak detectors and solids flow monitors to monitor and measure dust, powders, and bulk solids for environmental and process control applications. Now, it has developed a “unified DC/AC platform”for detecting baghouse emissions. Particulate monitoring is a critical factor for manufacturing plants where industrial pollutants are problematic. Many dusts are hazardous or combustible, and those operations generating or handling dusts can require special efforts to monitor and minimize emissions in these areas.
As dust particles collide with or pass close by a probe, charge transfers occur. Tribo.dsp series products detect the signal created by the changes in particulate concentration, as in the onset of a bag leak or an increase or decrease in flow.
Unlike monitors that use only the DC impaction or only the AC induction signals, thereby using only a portion of the complete electrostatic signal, TRIBO.dsp unified U3000 series combines the benefits of each method, providing the user with a better, more reliable and repeatable signal, with electrical interference resistance - even in harsh industrial environments. They can activate operational functions, such as alarms and relays, or can generate continuous 4-20 mA or digital signals for trending and recording purposes.