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MALAYSIAN

STANDARD

MS 1723:2003

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF AIR


POLLUTION CONTROL AND TREATMENT
SYSTEMS: MECHANICAL DUST
COLLECTORS

ICS: 13.040.40
Descriptors: air pollution control, performance evaluation, dust collectors, mechanical, testing procedure

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CONTENTS
Page

Committee representation .................................................................................

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Foreword ............................................................................................................

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Scope ..................................................................................................................

Normative references.

Safety aspects ..

Definitions ...................................

Principle ........................................................

Summary of the method...................................................................................

Required personnel ......................................................................................

Apparatus

Preparatory work before sampling ..

10

Testing procedure ..

11

Method of calculation .

12

Accuracy ..

13

Reporting .

A1

Results from isokinetic sampling and particle size analysis ...

10

A2

Calculated overall efficiencies .

12

A3

Relative outlet particle size distributions and grade efficiencies

13

Illustration of definitions in relation to a circular duct .

A1

Graph of efficiency per particle size interval using the higher value of the
particle size interval ..

16

Tables

Figures

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CONTENTS (continued)
Page

B1

Schematic outlay of dual sampling set ..

17

Annexes
A

Sample calculation and interpretation ..

10

Schematic diagram of sampling equipment ....

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Committee representation
The Environmental Management Industry Standards Committee (ISC Z) under whose authority this Malaysian
Standard was developed, comprises representatives from the following organisations:
Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia
Association of Environmental Consultants and Contractors of Malaysia
Balai Ikhtisas Malaysia
Business Council for Sustainable Development Malaysia
Centre for Environment Technology and Development Malaysia
Department of Environment Malaysia
Department of Standards Malaysia
Environmental Management and Research Association of Malaysia
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers
Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri
Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna
Kementerian Perusahaan Utama
Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Malaysian Palm Oil Association
Malaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council
Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association
Malaysian Rubber Board
Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association
Malaysian Textile Manufacturers Association
Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment
SIRIM Berhad
The Electrical and Electronics Association of Malaysia
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
Universiti Malaya
Universiti Putra Malaysia
The Working Group on Air Pollution Control and Measurements which developed this Malaysian Standard consists of
representatives from the following organisations:
Alam Sekitar Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Association of Environmental Consultants and Contractors of Malaysia
Business Council for Sustainable Development Malaysia
Department of Environment Malaysia
Environmental Science (M) Sdn Bhd
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers
Felda Engineering Services Sdn Bhd (Air Pollution Control Engineering Division)
Golden Hope Plantations Berhad
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Mechmar Energy Sdn Bhd
SIRIM Berhad (Secretariat)
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia

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FOREWORD
This Malaysian Standard was developed by the Working Group on Air Pollution Control and
Measurements under the authority of the Environmental Management Industry Standards
Committee.
Compliance with a Malaysian Standard does not of itself confer immunity from legal
obligations.

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