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Re: Blasting Sand

Subject: Re: Blasting Sand
From: Mike Sloane <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 17:23:05 -0400
Nolan Penney wrote:

> Yes.  Just like it's ok for you to breath it when you're at the beach or
> driving down a dirt road.  It's a matter of concentration.  By the time
> it gets to your neighbor, it's very diluted.
It is also relatively "heavy" and drops out of the air fairly quickly. 
Unless your neighbors are very close to your exhaust, there shouldn't be 
a problem, especially if the shop vac has a decent bag in it.

>>>>"Randall" <> 07/28/04 01:25PM >>>
>>If the cabinet is sealed, and the ventilation system keeps the fine
>>particulate dust away from the operator, you're in no danger.
> So it's OK if your neighbors breathe the microscopic dust that causes
> silicosis ?

Mike Sloane
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