New fogging system offers affordable way to keep down workplace dust

Agricultural engineering firm Herbert has introduced MicronFog, a dust suppression system designed to allay concerns over workplace air quality at lower cost than compressed air injection fog systems.

Image: Herbert Engineering
Image: Herbert Engineering

It reduces airborne dust by spraying a very fine mist through a series of atomiser nozzles. This mist hinders the creation of airborne dust without wetting the crop or the working area.

It has been successfully trialled with both potatoes and onions, and can also be used for re-moistening crops prior to packing.


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