Fume Control News

  • PowerCell has received a patent for the reduction of carbon monoxide in reformate

    The leading Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has a unique reformer technology which makes it possible to extract hydrogen rich gas from biofuels and conventional fossil fuels. The company has received a patent for an improved and a more compact clean up system that reduces the amount of carbon monoxide in the gas. PowerCell manufactures fuel cell stacks and systems ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards

    According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are over half a million workers in the United States that are involved with welding, cutting and brazing. Worldwide, the number of workers involved in these activities is in the millions. OSHA states that welding, cutting and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and ...

  • Occupational Hazards due to Exposures to Welding Fumes and Gases

    More than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries are exposed to a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). These workers are involved with the potentially hazardous activities of welding, cutting and brazing.  OSHA reports the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New York Firm Protects Workers from Exposure Hazards to Welding Fumes

    Of the more than 500,000 workers in U.S. that are involved in welding, cutting, and brazing, many are employed in occupations in New York City and the surrounding tri-state region.  These can be dangerous occupations according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which reports that the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Protecting Workers from Welding Fume Hazards in Puerto Rico

    In Puerto Rico and across the rest of the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there are over 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries that perform welding, cutting and brazing activities. These workers face potentially hazardous conditions that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the agency. The welding ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Welding Fumes and Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses hazardous fumes and gases that workers involved with welding could be exposed to on the job.  “While there are a number of potential hazards associated with welding, a major concern is exposure to welding ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Innovations from Plymovent at Metalex

    At the Metalex in Bangkok Plymovent will show a wide range of professional products varying from mobile units, wall mounted units, extraction arms and fans. People can experience the added value of a cleaner and healthier working environment available by visiting the Plymovent booth. GoLine At the Metalex Plymovent will introduce the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Come and see the innovations at the Plymovent booth at FabTech

    ControlPro One of these is the ControlPro. A new filter control system from Plymovent designed with you, the user in mind. The ControlPro has an intuitive touch screen interface that shows at a glance how the system is performing, what the system is doing now, will do next and how keep it working optimally. Experience yourself how simple it is to be informed and be connected. ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • The GoLine; Plymovent’s exciting new range of entry-level products!

    In November and December of this year Plymovent will introduce the GoLine; a complete new line of essential entry-level products. These basic level units will help complete the range of Plymovent products with keen pricing, Plymovent quality representing real value for money. The range consists ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Identifying and Mitigating Asphalt Fume Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico

    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 500,000 workers in the United States are exposed to fumes from asphalt. This staggering figure includes many workers in Puerto Rico, not to mention thousands of other workers throughout the Caribbean.   Asphalt as it is referred to in the United States or bitumen, as it is called in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Effective Plymovent extraction at the test stands of Nortek Global HVAC

    Nortek Global HVAC, formerly Reznor Europe, is European market leader in the development and production of high efficiency HVAC units for the industrial and commercial market. It has locations worldwide. Nortek Global HVAC Belgium NV located in Menen called on Plymovent to help implement an efficient extraction system for the fumes generated during testing of these gas-fired air heaters. Prior to ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Brochure showcases products for dust, mist, fume collection

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a core products brochure that showcases the company’s dust, mist, and fume collection equipment for manufacturers. The 16-page brochure includes an overview of the company’s flagship lines of Farr Gold Series® dust collectors and HemiPleat® filters, including features, benefits, and applications. Also featured are the Handte EM ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • New York Companies Learn Proactive Initiatives Can Prevent Health and Safety Violations

    Last month, a New York company was fined by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) over $100,000 for exposing workers to cancer-causing chemicals and other hazards. In total, the firm was cited for 17 serious violations. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. The ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Rail Equipment Manufacturer Cited In Chemical Exposure Violation

    A Steuben County-based rail manufacturing and repair facility in Hornell, NY, Alstom Transportation Inc., was recently cited with seventeen violations totaling $105,000, following an inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Among those seventeen citations were four chemical exposure violations ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce visits our factory

    Friday 10th of June, the Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce has organized a factory tour to Lamphun. The day started in the morning, visiting the Plymovent factory in Lamphun, located nearby Chiang Mai. The purpose of the visit was to show the new factory and production lines. The visitors could see that the Plymovent products like the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Lead in New York City and the Tri-State Area

    According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), while many people worry about lead in their homes or in the environment, for some, the workplace may offer the greatest potential for exposure.  Lead is a toxic heavy metal that is often combined with other metals to produce alloys. Lead and lead alloys are used to make batteries, ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Inteliair Takes Top Award

    Western Air Ducts has been awarded the presitious Energy Installer of the year at the National H&V awards in London on Thursday night. Western Air Ducts utilising the Inteliair technology to provide industry leading energy reduction in the dust and fume extraction industry. Our Inteliair product range is being installed into numerous projects undertaken by Western Air Ducts with great ...


    By Inteliair Ltd

  • Boliden Bergsöe AB prefered bag filter PFSC from ITK Envfront AB

    Boliden Bergsöe AB prefered bag filter PFSC from ITK Envfront AB to clean fumes from their lead resmelting furnace. Recently, Boliden Bergsöe placed the contract with ITK Envifront for delivery of a bag filter plant type PFSC with control - measurement and logging equipment type CPFE Control Manager. With the installation, which replaces an existing filter, increased ventilation ...


    By ITK Envifront AB

  • CODEL International releases new EnergyTech range

    EnergyTech is a new range of gas and particulate analysers focused on power generation process, safety and efficiency. The EnergyTech 101 is a low cost optical dust/smoke monitor, the 301 is a new tribo-electric dust monitor that can be used in indicative and calibrated modes. The EnergyTech 200 series is a new range of mill, silo and other combustion process monitors configurable from 1 to 4 ...


    By Codel International Ltd

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