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Minimize airborne particles

UNIFRAC® DUSTSHIELD™ treated sand is Unimin’s northern white frac sand with DST™ dust suppression technology, developed to help customers comply with the new OSHA standard. This innovative sand product is an operationally transparent engineering control that reduces worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS).*

UNIFRAC® DUSTSHIELD™ treated sand:

  • Minimizes airborne particles generated during proppant conveyance, mixing and pumping
  • Is capable of bringing employee exposure below the action level (AL) by mitigating jobsite RCS levels by up to 99%*
  • Provides protection at all possible points of exposure throughout the supply chain
  • Is seamlessly integrated
    • Treatment is applied at the sand source
    • Immediate results – requires no process modifications
    • Does not require additional dust management equipment
      • No dust by-product to dispose of
      • No downtime due to mechanical failures
  • Compatible with all tested frac fluids

*Under normal operating conditions

Read more in the press release
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