Vacuuming in industry

Our experience in industry ranges from the automotive sector through the pharmaceuticals industry to cement production. And the extent of our experience grows a little more with each new sector and each new application.

Take a look at some tried-and-tested examples – or be inspired to think of new possibilities. If something sparks your interest, why not give us a call?

Our references in additive manufacturing

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Nassabscheider NA7-26 saugt beim 3D-Druck bei Realizer in Paderborn.

Realizer

A pioneer in selective laser melting (SLM) of metals uses compact wet separators from Ruwac to extract metal powders from the machine room.

Our references in the automotive sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1220 mit Funkenfalle im StaubEx-Bereich saugt entzündliche Aluminiumstäube bei BMW München.

BMW

When repairing vehicle bodies which include aluminium or magnesium components, it is important to remember that lightweight metal dusts can be flammable. A vacuum with a “spark trap” renders the dusts harmless, without a wet separator.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1222 saugt Leiterplattenstäube bei Odelo in Kamp-Lintforth.

Odelo

What is the best way to vacuum fibreglass and circuit board dust? Right at the extraction point – with a Dust Ex vacuum.

Our references in construction + trades

Ruwac Industriesauger R01 A saugt Steinschleifstäube in Köln

Dombauhütte

In the Dombauhütte of Cologne, restoration personnel are working to preserve the UNESCO World Heritage site. They use two Ruwac vacuum cleaners to do so, primarily to extract stone dust.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger WS2 für Zone 22 saugt Holzstäube in einem Hamburger Filmstudio.

Filmstudio Hamburg

A film production company's workshops use Ruwac vacuums in five warehouses. The operator is currently converting from three-phase current to A.C. vacuum cleaners.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS4150 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Vermiculit Pressspan bei Kramer Progetha in Düsseldorf.

Kramer Progetha

A manufacturer of mineral thermal insulation panels uses a Ruwac vacuum to automatically clean processing residues from the panels.

Our references in the chemical sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1 für StaubEx-Bereich saugt Farbpigmente bei Axalta

Axalta

Cleaning a work station used to dose pigments in electro-deposition coating production

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS2521 für den StaubEx-Bereich mit Big Bag saugt Wachsadditive bei Clariant in Gersthofen.

Clariant

A central extraction system with PTFE coated filters in production for micronised wax additives ensures cleanliness and the desired grain size distribution for the additives.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS2520 für den StaubEx-Bereich mit Silo und Big Bag saugt Makrolonstäube bei Chemion in Uerdingen.

Chemion (DS with collection tray)

A collection tray and a Ruwac vacuum are all the company needs to return PC granulates into the transportation chain for filling.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Spänesauger SPS250 saugt Makrolonstäube bei Chemion in Uerdingen.

Chemion (PLC)

Chip extractors developed for a very different application prove an excellent choice for filling PC granulate materials.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1222 Leisesauger im Evonik Chemiepark in Marl.

Evonik Catalysts Chemical Park

Dust-Ex vacuums in fixed-bed catalyst production ensure both the production machines and the areas around them stay clean.

Evonik

A manufacturer of chemical additives removes powder residues from the floor and from production systems using an “all-purpose vacuum” from Ruwac's product range.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Entstauber DS64000 saugt Kosmetikstäube bei L´Oreal in Karlsruhe.

L´Oreal

A stationary extraction system ensures dust-free dosing of ingredients in mixing containers for cosmetics production.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Wassersauger WSP200 saugt Wasser bei der Werksfeuerwehr von Roche Diagnostics in Mannheim.

Roche Diagnostics

Two wet/dry vacuums designed for fire department use are ready, if the company fire brigade at a pharmaceutical and diagnostic agent manufacturer needs to collect leaking fluids or pump liquid out of shafts.

Vestolit

A Dust-Ex vacuum suctions PVC granulates, compounds and a variety of plastic additives in the Technology centre of a leading plastic manufacturer

Our references in general industry

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Nassabscheider NA250 mit Zyklon saugt Magnesiumstäube bei Almamet in Ratingen.

Almamet

A wet separator from Ruwac ensures that mixing and filling powders does not create an explosive atmosphere at a magnesium and aluminium powder processing company.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1400 und Vorabscheider saugt Späne im Eddingwerk in Bautzen.

Edding

A vacuum cleaner works on a partially mobile, partially stationary basis in felt market production at Edding. It can be integrated into the production systems, or moved freely for floor and equipment cleaning.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger WS2 für Zone 22 saugt Holzstäube in einem Hamburger Filmstudio.

Filmstudio Hamburg

A film production company's workshops use Ruwac vacuums in five warehouses. The operator is currently converting from three-phase current to A.C. vacuum cleaners.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1222 saugt Leiterplattenstäube bei Odelo in Kamp-Lintforth.

Odelo

What is the best way to vacuum fibreglass and circuit board dust? Right at the extraction point – with a Dust Ex vacuum.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Wassersauger WSP200 saugt Wasser bei der Werksfeuerwehr von Roche Diagnostics in Mannheim.

Roche Diagnostics

Two wet/dry vacuums designed for fire department use are ready, if the company fire brigade at a pharmaceutical and diagnostic agent manufacturer needs to collect leaking fluids or pump liquid out of shafts.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DAV1220 saugt Leiterplattenstaub bei Schmersal in Wuppertal.

Schmersal

Mobile extraction system (with customer-specific suction line distributor) at manual circuit board processing stations

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DA1300 saugt GFK- und CFK-Stäube bei Schunk in Heuchelheim.

Schunk

A manufacturer of carbon fibre reinforced components has installed a central extraction system in a new production warehouse, to reliably suction dusts produced by all of its production systems.

Our references in the agricultural sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DA5150 saugt Getreidestaub im Getreidelager von GT Rostock.

GT Rostock

A powerful vacuum used in a grain silo terminal is used to keep three levels clean – even with large quantities of extracted material

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1220 für StaubEx-Bereich saugt in der Landwirtschaft Getreide und Kartoffelstäube

Schwalenberg Farm

An agricultural producer uses a type D 1220 B1 DustEx vacuum cleaner as a “generalist” cleaning tool for cleaning in the grain storage and the cockpits of agricultural machinery, for instance.

Our references in the food sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Entstauber DS64000 saugt Schwebstaub bei Bunny Tiernahrung in Melle.

Bunny Tiernahrung

Large quantities of dust are generated during the production of hay-based animal feed. A manufacturer of premium animal food extracts this dust using a deduster – directly at the site where the dust is generated.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS4150 saugt Steinsalz bei Esco in Bernburg.

Esco

A leading manufacturer of salts requires a powerful and corrosion-resistant industrial vacuum cleaner to clean a multi-story processing plant. It uses a Ruwac vacuum to do so.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1220 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Pharma-Tiernahrung bei Gimborn in Emmerich.

Gimborn

Ruwac vacuum cleaners are the right choice for packaging cat treats and cleaning machinery. The process produces organic dusts, so DustEx protection requirements also need to be taken into account.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DA5150 saugt Getreidestaub im Getreidelager von GT Rostock.

GT Rostock

A powerful vacuum used in a grain silo terminal is used to keep three levels clean – even with large quantities of extracted material

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Nassabscheider NA250 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Zuckerstäube bei Müllermilch in Zwickau.

Müller-Milch yoghurt production

To extract dusts resulting from sugar and other ingredients when filling the mixing system, a leading manufacturer of fruit yoghurt uses multiple stationary DustEx extraction systems.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1220 mit Funkenfalle saugt Zucker und Ceralienstäube bei Nordgetreide in Falkenhagen ab

Nordgetreide

A manufacturer of breakfast cereals uses Ruwac vacuum cleaners to suction laser smoke on the labelling system used on the final packaging line.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1220 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Kaffeepulver in den Probatwerken in Emmerich auf

Probat

A manufacturer of coffee roasting solution shows that Ruwac vacuum cleaners can be used to not only extract residues, but also convey high-quality raw food materials. It uses a Ruwac DS 1220 as a suction conveyor system in its showroom.

Our references in the plastic processing sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1 für StaubEx-Bereich saugt Farbpigmente bei Axalta

Axalta

Cleaning a work station used to dose pigments in electro-deposition coating production

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS2720 saugt GFK-Stäube beim 3D-Druck beim Kunststoffbau in Kiel.

Dilba Kunststoffbau

A Ruwac DustEx vacuum cleaner has proven essential in producing museum exhibits (such as a mammoth skeleton) from glass-fibre reinforced material using 3D printing.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Absauganlage für StaubEx-Bereich saugt GfK-Stäube bei Enercon in Aurich.

Enercon

Two central extraction systems ensure cleanliness in rotor blade production at a leading wind turbine manufacturer. All handheld tools are connected directly to the equipment pipeline system.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1222 Leisesauger im Evonik Chemiepark in Marl.

Evonik Catalysts Chemical Park

Dust-Ex vacuums in fixed-bed catalyst production ensure both the production machines and the areas around them stay clean.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1750 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt bei Laetzsch GFK und CFK Stäube ab

Lätzsch

GRP material processing produces hazardous dusts and vapours. A company specialising in this challenging area of plastic processing uses powerful extraction from Ruwac.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1220 für StaubEx-Bereich saugt Kunststoffpigmente bei den Raschigwerken in Espenheim auf

Raschig

Each time the batch is changed, the grinding plant used by a manufacturer of duroplastic moulding compounds must be cleaned thoroughly. The additives used include intense colours, and this helps avoid discolouration. A Ruwac vacuum cleaner keeps the area

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DA1300 saugt GFK- und CFK-Stäube bei Schunk in Heuchelheim.

Schunk

A manufacturer of carbon fibre reinforced components has installed a central extraction system in a new production warehouse, to reliably suction dusts produced by all of its production systems.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Absauganlage saugt Kunststoffstäube bei Tec Support in Bielefeld.

Tec Support

A DustEx vacuum cleaner and cyclone separator work together at a manufacturer of plastic folding bellows to efficiently extract large quantities of plastic mill chippings and recycle them with like materials.

Vestolit

A Dust-Ex vacuum suctions PVC granulates, compounds and a variety of plastic additives in the Technology centre of a leading plastic manufacturer

Our references in the metalworking sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1220 mit Funkenfalle im StaubEx-Bereich saugt entzündliche Aluminiumstäube bei BMW München.

BMW

When repairing vehicle bodies which include aluminium or magnesium components, it is important to remember that lightweight metal dusts can be flammable. A vacuum with a “spark trap” renders the dusts harmless, without a wet separator.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Entstauber DS64000 saugt Graphitstäube bei Drebelow in Nordholz.

Drebelow & Jahn

A Ruwac DS6 deduster is tasked with extracting fine metal dusts at a manufacturer of hydraulic blocks made of steel and aluminium

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Spänesauger SPS250 mit Direktantrieb 3,0 kW saugt Metallspäne bei Haux in Cuxhaven.

Haux

Machining in pressure vessel construction creates large quantities of metal chips. A chip extractor can be used to efficiently clean machinery.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1220 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Metallspäne bei Hörmann in Oerlinghausen.

Hörmann

A Ruwac three-phase current vacuum cleaner is used in a company that produces doors and gates, both to clean the floors and keep machinery clean.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Wassersauger WSP200 saugt Metallspäne an der Universität in Nürnberg.

NMF Neue Materialien Fürth

A research centre testing new aluminium processing procedures uses a wet separator to remove explosive aluminium dust around a testing system.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1220 für StaubEx-Bereich saugt explosionsfähige Aluminiumstäube bei Peak in Velbert ab

PEAK

A total of seven DustEx Ruwac vacuum cleaners are used in production for an innovative aluminium lightweight metal material made using powder metallurgy.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Nassabscheider NA35 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt entzündliche Magnesiumstäube bei Pierburg in Nettetal.

Pierburg

An automotive supplier has installed a “two-way extraction” system to extraction plastics and metals (conventional industrial vacuum cleaner) and flammable lightweight metal dusts (wet separator) in its prototype workshop.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger WS2210 saugt Metallspäne bei Salvatore Longo in Ratingen.

Salvatore Longo

A Ruwac vacuum cleaner is in use throughout a metalworking company everyday, to remove metal chips and grinding dust on the floor and on machinery.

Our references in the surface technology sector

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Absauganlage für StaubEx-Bereich saugt GfK-Pulver bei Alucolor in Chemnitz.

Alucolor

A powder coater uses a customised central extraction system for economical cleaning of coating booths and paint exchange systems. The system also facilitates clean separation of the extracted paint powder.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DA1300 für Zone 22 saugt Pulverbeschichtung im Amazone Werk in Hude.

Amazone

Extracting powder coating residues in screw holes of agricultural machinery with a compact Dust-Ex vacuum

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Absauganlage saugt Pulverbeschichtung be Claas in Harsewinkel.

Claas

Customer-specific vacuum for extracting large quantities of powder coating residues in agricultural machinery production

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS2520 mit Vorabscheider für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Lackierstäube und Lackiernebel bei Thedens in Düsseldorf.

Thedens

A Ruwac vacuum cleaner with a funnel-shaped suction unit removes overspray in a professional workshop for (commercial) vehicles – directly at the site of creation.

Our references in other sectors

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS2520 für den StaubEx-Bereich saugt Asche einer Biomasseheizung bei Bentheimer-Holz in Bad Bentheim.

Bentheimer Holz

An operator of biomass heating units uses mobile vacuum cleaner to empty the ash containers used in contract-operated systems. The vacuum cleaner can often remain on the truck, thanks to its excellent suction power.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger mit Drehstromantrieb DS1400 für den GasEx-Bereich saugt Giftstoffe auf

Bremerhaven Fire Brigade

A “fire-service vacuum cleaner” needs to be especially flexible, since the fire department handles and extracts so many different liquid and dust media while it works (including flammable and explosive materials).

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Absauganlage saugt Knochenmehl im Krematorium in Hamburg.

Krematorium Hamburg

A central extraction system in a crematorium is used to clean the floors. The suction lines run through three storeys and are 150 metres long.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS2 saugt Holzspäne bei Steinway & Sons in Hamburg.

Steinway

Over 90 Ruwac vacuum cleaners keep things clean at the company that crafts “the best pianos and grand pianos in the world” The range of equipment in use reflects Ruwac's portfolio of DustEx vacuum cleaners since 1979.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS4150 saugt Steinstäube und Kiesel bei den Karl-May Festspielen in Bad Segeberg.

Stump Spezialtiefbau – Karl-May Festival

Two Ruwac DS 4150 extracted fine drilling dust produced during reinforcement work at the natural setting of the Karl-May Festival for several months. The vacuum cleaners were set on the ground, while the suction line was placed in the rock face.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DLS1000 für den GasEx-Bereich saugt brennbare Flüssigkeiten in der Uniklinik Düsseldorf.

Düsseldorf University Clinic

A Ruwac vacuum cleaner is stationed in the cogeneration plant of the Düsseldorf University Clinic, and is used to collect flammable liquids like heating oil or petrol so they can be disposed of.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ruwac Industriesauger DS1220 saugt Papierstäube und Pilze im Zentrum für Bucherhaltung in Leipzig.

ZfB Leipzig

A Ruwac vacuum cleaner with HEPA filter delivers precision in removing mould from valuable antique books – while protecting restoration personnel.