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Boeing Case Study

Portable, Continuous-Duty Vacuums were the solution for Boeing

Industrial Air Solutions was approached by Boeing in 2016 and 2017 to provide Industrial Vacuuming solutions to their Manufacturing Facilities in South Carolina and Washington. Installation of Industrial Air Solution’s equipment met the specific equipment requirements for the project and brought the company in line with local regulations as well as NFPA 654 Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids, and NFPA 484 Standard for Combustible Metals, Metal Powders, and Metal Dusts standards.

Portable, Continuous-Duty Vacuums were the solution for Boeing

IAS provided Boeing with an option for providing each of the Phase 1 work cells with a Depureco Fox-11 Continuous-Duty 11.5 HP Regen-Style Portable Vacuum with Final Stage HEPA Safety Filter.

IAS would also provide each of the Phase 2 work cells with Depureco Eco Bull 3.5 Continuous-Duty 3.5 HP Regen-Style Portable Vacuum with Final Stage HEPA Safety Filter.

In this situation Individual vacuums did not have to be run during shifts when all of the work cells were not in production. Over time this would prove to show Boeing a tremendous amount of energy savings. Choosing portables over a large single large central system also negated the need for permits. Since the Depureco Portable Vacuums were located inside and did not have to be all run at 1 time the dba level concern of a large Central Vacuum system located outdoors was mitigated.

StatPath Plus Static Conductive hose was recommended by IAS as the best vacuum hose option because of its strength, static conductive characteristics and flexibility.

A successful project leads to a long term mutually beneficial relationship

Industrial Air Solutions, Inc. now has over (54) Depureco Fox-11 and Depureco Eco Bull 3.5 Continuous-Duty rated, Regen-Style Portable Vacuum with Final Stage HEPA Safety Filters in service in Boeing for over 3 years. To date, Boeing has not experienced any downtime due to these vacuums.

Industrial Air Solutions, Inc. is proud to consider a company of Boeing’s stature as one of their very best customers.