Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
- Lunar dust buster designed to keep moon base spick and span. Robson, David // New Scientist;1/24/2009, Vol. 201 Issue 2692, p24
The article reports that lunar explorers have discovered that an exotic vacuum cleaner will attract moon dust using electrostatic forces. The new lunar dust buster allows astronauts to clean up and prevent dirt penetrating the moon base. Pamela Clark of the Catholic University of America,...
- Hijacking Your Cute Little Vacuum Bot. Wallich, Paul // Popular Science;Sep2003, Vol. 263 Issue 3, p34
The article focuses on Roomba, a vacuum cleaner produced by iRobot Corp., a Massachusetts-based company that also makes pack robots for the U.S. Defense Department. Roomba, which is a persistent floor cleaner, scoops up dust, wood chips, cat hair and other lightweight trash for anyone with no...
- Good for your carpets, great for your health. // Country Living;Sep2003, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p79
Focuses on a vacuum cleaner manufactured by Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co.
- House dust mite products of little use. // Practice Nurse;4/25/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p10
The article reports on the results of a research by the Cochrane Collaboration Research group on house dust mite products. The group concluded that mattress protectors, vacuum cleaners and similar products designed to tackle house dust mites are largely ineffective. They found there was some...
- Keeping Carpets Clean. Wilson, Marianne // Chain Store Age;Apr2004, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p68
Presents tips to keep carpets clean and indoor environments healthy. Percentage of dirt on indoor carpet that is tracked in as people walk into buildings; Advantages of using vacuum cleaners with high efficiency particulate air-filtration systems.
- The dust devil. Temple, Ginny // Health (Time Inc. Health);May2005, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p64
Provides steps on getting rid of dust at home. Use of vacuum with a high-efficiency particulate air; Advantages of opening the windows; Purchase of upholstered furniture or carpet.
- A clean bill of health. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p46
Explains the legal requirements and the solutions available from manufacturers for cleaning up dusts in industry without affecting people's health and safety. Importance of designing a cleaning process so that the occupational exposure limit of the dust is not exceeded; Requirement for choosing...
- An Equipment Approach To Dust Elimination. Mandell, Andy // Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation;May2008, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p31
The article focuses on the ways on how to eliminate air borne particles in the workplace using equipment. Portable vacuum systems that are similar to a vacuum cleaner are ideal since they are portable and can be easily moved around the workplace. However, downdraft tables are sanding tables...
- A Fresh Couch -- Fast! Forte, Carolyn // Good Housekeeping;Apr2009, Vol. 248 Issue 4, p31
The article presents the author's suggestions for cleaning sofa and upholstered seats. Usage of a pair of clean rubber gloves to remove pet hair from a sofa is suggested by the author. According to the author, vacuum cleaner is the most effective tool to remove dust and debris. The author...