BossTek updated its family of self-powered dust-suppression equipment with Tier IV Final-compliant generators, ensuring compliance in all 50 states. The company made the announcement with the debut of the new DustBoss DB-60 Fusion, a field-proven suppression system driven by a 25-hp electric motor and paired with a gen set powered by a heavy-duty, 4-cycle indirect injection diesel engine. Designed, engineered and assembled in the United States, the generator features a dual-containment fuel cell, heavy gauge lockable enclosure and oversized brushless alternator.
Permanently mounted on a rugged road-worthy trailer, the company’s Fusion lineup is proving to be a popular and effective means of delivering versatile, mobile dust suppression technology to sites that lack a readily available power source.
The company expects to unveil two other Fusion models in early 2019.
The new generator series is designed with sound attenuation for excellent noise reduction and a multi-voltage switch with utility power outlet in all voltage modes. The digital engine/generator controller is equipped with single button stop/start and an 80-gal. fuel capacity, giving units a run time of more than 24 hours at 45 kVa.
Like its previous Fusion systems, BossTek warrantees the DB-60 Fusion for three years/3,000 hours, with five-year/5,000-hour coverage on the electric motor and a two-year/2,000-hour warranty on the generator.
The DustBoss DB-60 Fusion drives pressurized water through a circular stainless steel manifold with 30 atomizing spray nozzles, then launches millions of tiny droplets with a powerful fan that produces 30,000 CFM (849.50 CMM) of air flow.
A touchscreen panel for controlling the dust suppression unit is encased in a NEMA 3R cabinet, allowing operators to control oscillation, booster pump, fan and water.
“Maintaining air quality is essential for communities near a demolition project, mining operation or other bulk material handling activities, but even in places with little infrastructure, dust can choke worksites and foul equipment,” said Project Engineer Jason Lesch. “We engineered the Fusion to be highly mobile, with its own power source, so it can be easily towed anywhere on a job site.”
Equipped with an in-line 75 mesh, 200-micron filter, the unit can be specified with special filtration to accommodate non-potable water sources. In addition, the new design can be optimized with a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) to precisely adjust fan speed. An optional dosing pump is available for precise metering of additives to enhance particle control even further.