Welding Safety Articles

  • Systech`s gas analysers used in custom built glove boxes - Case Study

    For precise monitoring of oxygen and other gases in glove box systems, Pyramid Engineering use the EC900 oxygen analyser and 542 binary gas analyser. Since 1990, Pyramid Engineering Services have been developing their range of glove boxes. They provide a perfectly controlled environment for handling and assembly applications in many industries. Originally designed to complement Pyramid’s ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • US project for a 53 ft trailer tipper for used clothing

    In january, we started up our biggest tipper yet for automatic unloading of 53 ft trailers with used clothing in the US. The tipper is part of an automatic unloading and ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Don’t Let the Welding Fume Plume Make You Sick

    What’s at Stake? Welding poses a unique combination of both safety and health risks to more than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries. The risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a working lifetime. What’s the Danger? The fume plume is the clearly visible column of fume that rises directly ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Winter comes – and heating costs will increase

    Winter is coming, once again, and the rising heating costs are starting to eat away your bottom line. In working areas with a high roof, such as welding halls and warehouses, warm air rising towards the ceiling will form a hot air cushion under the ceiling. Genano 1000 which effectively purifies the air in welding halls, also equalizes the temperature in these kind ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • Monitoring gas mixtures in weld overlay cladding production - Case Study

    Arc Energy utilise the 542 binary gas analyser to monitor the mixture of gases in their weld overlay process. Arc Energy Resources was started by European Welding Engineer, Alan Robinson in 1994. Since then they have become a worldwide contractor of weld overlay clad products and services. Arc Energy’s weld overlay cladding provides heavy duty protection against corrosion and ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Key Safety and Quality Practices for Industrial Fabrication

    Industrial fabrication requires an unwavering commitment to quality and safety. Industrial fabrication companies should thus utilize certain best practices to ensure that these standards are met every time with every unit that is shipped. Some keep areas of focus for maximizing safety and quality include certifications and standards, weld quality and selection, quality assurance and testing, and ...


    By STI Group, Inc.

  • IRSST Studies Efficacy of N95 Respirators in Conditions Representative of Human Breathing

    On June 28, 2016, Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) issued a press release announcing the availability of a study on “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How to fit a box-welded pond liner for a perfect water feature

    Box-welded pond liners are also commonly referred to as tailored-to-fit, bespoke, made-to-measure or tailor-made pond liners. All terms are recognised by professional landscapers and by pond liner manufacturers. Suited to formal pond designs, a box-welded pond liner provides the best fit with no unsightly seams or folds. A ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Gold mine cover structure improves environmental protection while increasing worker safety case study

    Located in northern Ontario, near the Town of Cochrane, Detour Lake has more than 15 million ounces of gold in reserves and an expected annual production of over 650,000 ounces. Detour Gold Corporation, a Canadian gold exploration and development company, is the developer. Detour Lake is on track to becoming Canada’s largest operating gold mine. Constructing a cover structure for their ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Argon and Nitrogen in Glove Boxes and Blanketed Chambers case study

    Application Moisture is measured in argon or nitrogen when it is used as a blanketing gas in glove boxes and other blanketed applications. Problem The presence of moisture in the blanket gas for a glove box causes serious contamination problems especially when welding or conducting moisture-sensitive chemical reactions. Moisture causes product contamination, ...

  • CDP® wearplate: Wear Protection Solution for Flaker Aspiration Cyclone-

    A leading producer of canola-based products trusted the CastoLab® division of Eutectic Canada to manufacture two new flaker aspiration cyclones made out of CDP® wearplate. The OEM parts made out of standard steel, were unable to resist the high intensity production environment and showed early signs of erosion and abrasion after only one year of service. Our CastoLab® Services ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Fume control in large weld cells case study

    The Problem Tayco-Panelink is a Canadian based manufacturer of office furniture. Their customer base is worldwide. In 2001, DiversiTech installed a small fume extraction system which continues to do the job today. With this in mind, Tayco called on us to set up their new welding cell. Unfortunately, the welding fixtures were too large to accommodate a source capture system.   ...


    By DiversiTech Inc

  • DHL logistics campus ground water protection case study

    When the massive logistics campus in Unna begins operations in the near future, it will change the face of the region. Approx. 350 people will be working in the massive 90,000 square meter hall helping two million pallets annually get to their proper destination. The facility requires proper safeguards especially with regards to chemical materials. The leading international logistics company DHL ...


    By NAUE GmbH & Co.KG

  • CDP wearplate: Wear Protection Solution for Flaker Aspiration Cyclone

    A leading producer of canola-based products trusted the CastoLab division of Eutectic Canada to manufacture two new flaker aspiration cyclones made out of CDP wearplate. The OEM parts made out of standard steel, were unable to resist the high intensity production environment and showed early signs of erosion and abrasion after only one year of service. Our CastoLab Services solution was to ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Control of Welding Fume Particulates Using Cleanable Filter Media: Hexavalent Chromium

    Herein, a Sentry Air Systems product study of hexavalent chromium particles, [Cr(VI)], is reported. Due to the popularity of extended life cleanable filter media and health concerns regarding hexavalent chromium exposure in the work place, Sentry Air Systems conducted a study of the efficacy of cleanable filter systems for the maintenance of safe breathing conditions during welding operations ...


    By Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

  • Why instrument hire makes occupational safety sense

    Background Decisions concerning the acquisition of occupational safety monitoring instrumentation are often made by operational staff that may not have visibility of the full financial implications of their choices. The following article will examine the factors affecting these decisions and explain why a strategic decision to hire instrumentation can deliver substantial and wide-ranging ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Standard quality valves available forcompressed gas and welding industry

    Small, medium or large scale industries all can be befitted with unique, innovative and premium quality valves provided by Evergreen Midwest Co. Other products includeregulators,fittings, adapters, cryogenic valves, transfer hoses and accessories. There are various kinds of valves available like the ammonia, CNG, Gate, chlorine valve, check packed, cylinder valves, ...


  • Protective coatings for industrial fans

    Industrial fans Large fans are commonly used to provide significant quantities of air needed for operating industrial processes. Coal and lignite fired power plants, cement, metal or woodchip manufacturing are just a few examples of industries that require homogeneous and reliable airflows. When particles are present in the air stream, they relentlessly wearout the fan surfaces. This wear ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Portable Weld Fume Collectors

    There are some important considerations when choosing a portable weld fume collector. First, airflow: Generally you need 900 to 1500 CFM for a small, portable unit to be an effective ventilation tool for welding operations. Second, filtration: There are a few critical elements to consider here. Make sure you have a spark ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • TopAir’s Ductless Fume Hood

    TopAir is the flagship brand of Statitech Ltd., a leading developer, producer and marketer of a wide variety of standard and custom-made cleanroom products for the electronic, semi-conductor, medical and defense industries. Statitech has acquired a well earned reputation as a market leader in its field. Customers include the pharmaceutical giant Teva Industries Ltd., Israel Aircraft Industries ...


    By TopAir Systems

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