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Dust Suppressant Technology


Dustshield™ is Covia’s hydraulic fracturing sand treated with dust suppression technology, developed to help customers comply with OSHA standards. This innovative sand product is an operationally transparent engineering control that reduces worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS).*

In addition to:

  • Minimizes airborne particles generated during proppant conveyance, mixing and pumping
  • 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
  • Compatible with all tested frac fluids
Dust suppressant technology


*When used properly.