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Mist Collectors & Mist Eliminators For Metal Machining

Air Quality Engineering, Inc. is the industry leader in metal machining mist filtration technology. Whether coolant, oil mist or smoke, our units are efficient and versatile for almost any application. Our experienced and professional engineering and sales teams are available to you free with just a phone call to 1-888-883-3273.


Millions of workers engaged in the manufacture of automobiles, farm equipment, aircraft, heavy machinery and other hardware are exposed to machining fluids. Occupational exposure to these fluids has resulted in various cancers, respiratory diseases, and skin problems. In order to improve worker protection, OSHA in designating the metalworking/machining fluid exposure as a priority for comprehensive rule making.
US Department of Labor

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Advances in modern CNC machines have increased productivity and increased the need for better lubrication in order to keep up with the faster spindle speeds and demands of today’s machine tools. These advances have also led to an increase in metalworking fluids being generated and emitted into the air. These airborne metalworking fluids can pose a serious health threat to the employees in the metal working industry and is a priority focus of OSHA. Read additional articles on metalworking fluids and mist collectors.


Mist Collectors – Oil Mist Eliminators

Air Quality Engineering offers the most comprehensive line of oil, mist and smoke collection equipment available. As an example, the MistBuster® 500 is our mist collector designed specifically for the filtration of coolants, oil mist and smoke from today’s modern machine tools. It is a compact, high efficiency machining oil and mist eliminator designed to be mounted or ducted directly to machine tools. Compact and lightweight at only 71 actual pounds, this unit delivers 500 cfm of high efficiency air filtration and fits the vast majority of CNC machine tool applications.

See additional mist filtration system technologies below:

Citizen M20 MB500 opt MistBuster® Double Hose MistBuster® Quad on Machine Tool MistBuster 500 on TORNOS

Typical MistBuster® Oil Mist Eliminator and Mist Collector installations (both direct mount & ducted installations shown)

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