Patent Number: 6,309,435

Title: Bag dump apparatus

Abstract: An apparatus into which particulate material may be charged for further handling generally includes a housing having a support wall including a primary inlet through which particulate material may be charged, producing portions of settling and airborne particles of such material, and at least one secondary inlet, and an outlet through which the particulate material may be discharged, a filter unit having an inlet communicating with the interior of the housing and means for producing an airflow from the primary and secondary inlets through the filter unit whereby ambient air will be caused to be drawn through the primary and secondary inlets and the filter unit, entraining airborne particles outside and within the housing which further are caused to be removed from such airflow by the filter unit, dislodged therefrom and be discharged through the housing outlet.

Inventors: Kelchner; Steven S. (South Williamsport, PA)

Assignee: The Young Industries, Inc.

International Classification: B01D 46/04 (20060101); B01D 029/52 (); B01D 045/04 (); B01D 035/30 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018