Wood Dust

Wood dust extraction is an essential requirement to protect the health of people using wood working machinery or who work in environments where wood dust is present.

Hardwood dust is a carcinogen and exposure to wood dust should be reduced as far as is reasonably practical and below the WEL of 5mg/m3. The latest information sheets from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is avaliable to download opposite.

AES design, supply and install dust extraction systems for wood working machinery – ranging from stand-alone dust extractors to large centralised ducted systems. We also specialise in the provision of centralised vacuum cleaning systems which eliminate the need for dry brushing wood dust from floors and workbenches.

Our extensive product range includes equipment from leading manufacturers, assuring that all dust control plant supplied, fully complies with the ATEX European Directive for explosive dust.

At AES we specialise in the including schools and technical colleges. The C-VAC system from AES is the only centralised vacuum system in the UK specifically designed for the control of wood dust.