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Recommended Operating Temperature for Continuous Service in Baghouse Dust Collector

 

The following are recommended operating temperatures for various fabrics under dry heat conditions. These figures were chosen in order to optimize bag wear life. Higher temperature operation should be avoided as it will speed the degradation of the fabric. Likewise, surges in temperature should not exceed 10% of the rated maximum for more than 10 minutes per day.

 

Fiber
Recommended Maximum Temperature
Operating Temperature Surge 
Cotton180°F220°F
Rayon180°F220°F
Wool200°F225°F
Polypropylene180°F220°F
Nylon200°F225°F
Co-Polymer Acrylic260°F275°F
Polyester275°F300°F
Homopolymer Acrylic284°F300°F
Ryton375°F400°F
Nomex375°F425°F
Teflon450°F500°F
Fiberglass500°F550°F