Blog: Imperial Systems Approach to Dust Collection


Our booth at FABTECH is going to be packed with great things to check out. If you’re looking for a portable dust and fume collector, this is a great chance to get a hands-on look at our SHADOW. The SHADOW is a sturdy, dependable collector with exciting customizable features.

One thing you’ll notice right away is the solid metal construction of the SHADOW. Cheap plastic vacuum systems don’t have any place in a welding or metalworking shop. The SHADOW meets OSHA standards for controlling weld fumes. Here are some of the features that make it a great choice:

– Durable powder-coated finish

– Adjustable, flexible fume arm in multiple sizes

– Portable to go wherever it’s needed

– MERV 15 DeltaMAXX filter is efficient enough to capture small fume particles

– Easy no-tool filter changes

– Uses standard 120 volt power source

– Self-cleaning system for maximum filter efficiency and no manual filter cleaning


The SHADOW has been tested in our own shop by our own welders. Their favorite feature was the efficient weld smoke removal. The flexible arm is easy to adjust, making sure the hood is positioned in the right place to capture fumes. Unlike some competitors, the SHADOW arm adjusts in multiple directions and angles, so the person using it can position it exactly where they want it.

We’re excited to be bringing the SHADOW with us to FABTECH so you can check it out in person and compare it to cheaper, low-quality competitors. Welders and metalworkers deserve better than a junk portable collector that they won’t end up using. The SHADOW is a serious tool for a business that is serious about safety and quality.


Contact one our sale representatives to see our new SHADOW Portable Fume Extraction brochure.

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