Solid waste disposal, recycling and water treatment facilities are constantly exposed to hazardous materials such as gases, particles, dusts, and other explosives and flammables, many of which can lead to the corrosion, malfunctioning and even explosion of machines being used to run the plant. APS designs its “explosion proof” compressors specifically for these types of environments so that manufacturers can build relatively compact, quiet and long-lived chillers, air conditioners and refrigerators for use in these tough conditions. APS’ Air Cleaning BlowersTM are here to help too! ACBs are also made hazardous environments. Not only do they move the air in these places for ventilation, exhausting and pressurization, they also remove the dust, sand and other particles in the air as they blow it to its application. They also clean the air without filter media that needs to be purchased, serviced and disposed of, often putting creating “hot spots” that put the maintenance people at risk. This means better air quality at lower long-term cost.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know. If you have a specific application in mind, please complete our Compressor Project Inquiry Form or our Air Cleaning Blower Project Inquiry Form. We look forward to responding to you as quickly as possible.

  • For an overview of APS’s Hazardous-Duty Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Compressors, Click here.
  • If you have a specific application in mind, please complete our Project Data Form for Hazardous-Duty Compressors. An engineer will then prepare a proposal with our recommended solution.
  • If you have questions about how hazardous/explosive areas are classified, Click here.
  • For an overview of APS’s Air-Cleaning BlowersTM (ACBs) that blow and clean air in hazardous areas, Click here.
  • All APS products retain their UL recognitions in all applications when modified for hazardous (“explosion-proof”) environments. Click here
  • If you have more general questions or comments, please use our Contact APS Form.