This roundup features some of our best resources on welding fumes, fume extraction equipment or welding ventilation systems, and business benefits.
Information on welding fumes
If you’re looking for information on how to stay safe while welding stainless steel, what is hexavalent chromium, metal fume fever or the risks of welding fumes, take a look at these articles from our blog here and from Plymovent.
What is that fume plume? Find out exactly what is in that metal smoke and why it causes the infamous “black boogers” that plagues welders.
Stainless steel welding is an extremely common process. In recent years, there has been increasing concern around the safety of welding stainless steel. Learn more about hexavalent chromium here.
Did you know metal that’s been treated or coated are even more dangerous to metal workers? Find out why it’s important to clean your surfaces before beginning your welding work to stay safe and healthy.
Metal fume fever afflicts many welders and metalworkers. What is it metal fume fever? What causes it? Find the answers to these questions and how to prevent metal fume fever in this article.
Beyond metal fume fever, it is now known that welding fumes are carcinogenic and responsible for a number of cancers that commonly affect welders. Read more about some of these risks and, more importantly, how to reduce them here.
Information on welding ventilation and fume extraction systems
Now that you’re aware of some of the health and safety risks and issues that welders and metalworkers face, take a look some of our resources on how to address these dangers.
There’s more than one reason to pay attention to air quality at your work. Learn about regulations, synergies and start thinking about whether you need source capture or ambient filtration.
If you’re looking for more information about the variety of fume extraction systems available, take a look at this article. Learn more about portable, mobile and stationary fume extractors.
Learn how to stay safe with your fume extraction system. In this article from Plymovent, learn more about proper positioning of the extraction arm to remove the fume.
Welding stainless steel means more stringent and stricter guidelines for your health and safety. Most commonly, you’ll need a high efficiency filter. Learn more about that here.
Looking for some general information on welding fume extractor filters? Get started here! The filter is a key part of your welding fume ventilation system and it pays to stay on top of maintenance when it comes to this crucial component.
Dedication and supporting your employees is key to building lasting, productive relationships. The benefits of taking a proactive approach to your employee health is measurable. Take a look at these articles to learn how your business can benefit from clean air at work.
Fume extraction and ventilation systems may seem costly, but they provide longer term savings. Find out how your business can be more efficient and how proper fume extraction systems can positively add to your business profits!
Read about some of the benefits of fume extraction at the workplace and how you can benefit from a healthy work environment, increase motivation and energy and more.
Curious about whether industrial fume extraction systems can boost business profits? We cover how you can reduce direct and indirect employee health costs, improve employee relations, comply with legislation and more.