Applications of low-cost, dual-fraction dust samplers.

  title={Applications of low-cost, dual-fraction dust samplers.},
  author={Lee C Kenny and King Chung and Martin Dilworth and Constance Hammond and J Wynn Jones and Z Shreeve and Jim Winton},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  volume={45 1},
Porous polyurethane foams provide a low-cost method for separating dust into health-related fractions in accordance with recognized sampling conventions. A number of dust sampling instruments that make use of foam selectors have been described in recent literature, but practical experiences of using these instruments in real workplaces have not been widely reported. An IOM inhalable dust sampler incorporating a respirable-fraction selector foam was evaluated in a range of industries, for… CONTINUE READING