One thing that is a major headache for owners of any type of baghouse: replacing the bags. This is usually a dirty, messy, time-consuming job that requires the collector to be off-line for a considerable period of time. It often involves working in an enclosed space. Mechanisms for attaching the bags to the tube sheets vary widely, but especially when cages are involved it can be a very involved process. Some companies installing new dust control equipment choose a cartridge filter collector
These have a much larger surface area and last much longer than traditional bags, which means less frequent changes. Also, pleated filter bags do not require cages, which greatly simplifies the changing process. This timer indicates the solenoid valve to inject the air to the blow pipe.Also, the continuous-cleaning feature allows them to operate at higher air-to-cloth ratios, so the space requirements are lower.