Articles for Safety
May 22, 2018 by Megan Thompson
The ABCs of NFPA Valve Compliance
Key terms for your education on NFPA safety
May 16, 2018 by Megan Thompson
ACS publishes sanitary conveying tips
Read our rotary valve sanitation tips in Processing Magazine
April 24, 2018 by Brittany Dollimore
NFPA guidelines: Replacing your uncompliant parts
Stay safe and compliant with these rotary valve replacement tips
December 20, 2017 by ACS Valves
Are your valves compliant with NFPA?
Not sure how to check the tolerance on your rotary valves to stay NFPA compliant? We’ve got a video for that. Check it out in this month’s blog.
October 04, 2017 by Megan Thompson
OSHA is sweeping combustible dust under the rug
Preventing dust explosions should be at the top of your agenda when planning plant safety, and we have the low down on how to do just that.
August 31, 2017 by Terri Shipstone
Here’s some fail-safe food safety processes
Mystery ingredients in our food usually have us saying “product recall” instead of “bon appétit!” And it’s up to your processes and machinery to ensure people enjoy what you’ve prepared for them.
February 28, 2017 by Megan Thompson
Protect your workers from toxic chemicals
Breathing in toxic fumes won't give you superpowers. Here's a list of ways to avoid overexposure to toxic chemicals in your plant.
January 03, 2017 by Greg Thompson
How to use the same machinery for any material type
Picture the manufacturing plant of yore where there was one person doing one single job repeatedly on an assembly line. Eventually people rebelled, innovated, and created new and amazing things—and now it’s time to let your machinery do the same.
October 25, 2016 by ACS Valves
How to prevent corrosion and cross-contamination in your rotary valves
Even the smallest bit of rust from corroded machinery can damage your end product. Here's how to keep your product looking great.
August 24, 2016 by ACS Valves
The bad news about inboard bearing assemblies
Inboard bearings are a great option if you love throwing money into your valve and watching it get shredded before your eyes.
August 02, 2016 by ACS Valves
Is your food manufacturing process safety-certified?
When it comes to food safety practices, how do you know you're certifying with the right regulatory bodies and handling your equipment properly?