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Air Sampling for Cotton Dust.

Authors
Lynch-JR
Source
Transactions of the National Conference of Cotton Dust and Health 1970 May:38-43
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00026786
Abstract
Cotton dust sampling experiments performed at various cotton mills show that, to avoid significant under or over sampling, consideration must be given to sampler inlet characteristics. Lint is the predominant fraction in the measurement of total dust and the vertical elutriator seems effective in the collection of a lint free sample. The use of high efficiency cleaning devices is recommended if workroom air is to be recirculated.
Keywords
Air-quality-measurement; Air-contamination; Cotton-industry; Dust-samplers; Sampling-methods; Air-sampling-equipment; Dust-analysis; Air-cleaners; Air-treatment; Cotton; Design;
Publication Date
19700502
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Editors
Fraser-DA; Battigelli-MC;
Fiscal Year
1970
Source Name
Transactions of the National Conference of Cotton Dust and Health
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