Case Studies

Steel Producer Finds Long-Lasting Solution to Premature Baghouse Filter Failures

U.S. based steel producer finds solution to filter bag failures.

A U.S.-based steel producer with an electric arc furnace needed a solution to their ongoing baghouse filter bag replacement problem due to spark holes. So, they approached Albarrie for help. Albarrie engineered and tested its Meteor™ Filter Bags – crafted from P84® Fibers with a Basalt scrim, providing long-lasting performance and superior filtration needed for their demanding application.

Result: An efficient baghouse, meeting environmental standards without any spot replacements needed.

  • 48-month filter bag life*
  • Replacing: polyester, polyester membrane, aramid, aramid membrane
  • Opacity: Excellent
  • Fabric Weight: 27 oz/yd2 (915.45 g/m2)
  • Volume of Air: 1,000,000 acfm
  • Gas Composition: EAF – 4th hole and Canopy
  • Recorded Pressure Drop: 5″
  • Normal Temperature: 175°-230°F (79°-110°C)
  • Number of Bags: 7280
  • Baghouse Type: DEMAG, Pulse Jet
  • Runtime: 24 Hours Daily