Welding Safety News

  • A new OSHwiki article highlights the risks and hazards of process-generated contaminants

    Process-generated contaminants can be generated as emissions from combustion processes, abrasion and/or other processes that physically or chemically degrade or otherwise modify the starting material(s), e.g. degradation/composting of organic materials. Such emissions are generally complex and variable mixtures of substances that are generated by processes or activities and are incidentally ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Perforated Aluminum Panels – Fabrication and Application

    At Astro Engineering and Manufacturing, we understand the need for well-made and attractive perforated aluminum panels and railings. Our project team is ready and available to manufacture the perfect aluminum perforated panels for your project specifications. Custom Perforated Aluminum Panels If you are looking for a way to update your office railings or stairways, then you may ...

  • Welding Safety Series

    Hi there! We are starting a new series of blog posts, concerning welding safety. This is a critical topic for all workplaces that have welding in their premises. Welding – as well as plasma cutting and metal processing – release large numbers of fine particles in the air. Some of them are as small as nanosized and can be inhaled deep into the lungs. Ultrasmall ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • Meet Genano Solutions at Elmia 2016 Welding Fair

    Genano Solutions is participating Elmia Welding & Joining Technology fair, held 10-13 May 2016 in Jönköping, Sweden. Welcome to meet us and learn how your workplace could efficiently reduce health risks associated with welding fumes. Elmia Welding & Joining Technology fair is the most important welding fair in ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • Busy Day-Weihua Cranes

       Delivery Team Sunny spring day, Weihua crane workshop is busy.  All the staff of Weihua crane stick to their ...

  • Castolin Eutectic introduces two welding equipment ranges European-wide

    The Flagship is the new XuperArc series comprising 3 models at 320, 400 and 500 amps. Featuring an advanced touchscreen control, Castolin builds on the innovative touch screen heritage from PTA machines. These multi-tasking machines, suitable for MIG/MAG, TIG and MMA welding, were exhaustively tested in both standard joining, repair and maintenance applications, being tough and advanced. ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Innovation in maraging steel EutecTrode XHD 6860

    Smooth, regular weld surface requires minimal machining Low temperature ageing treatment eliminates quenching defects & distortion Retain aged hardness up to higher service temperatures Good weldability without preheating for practical engineering applications XHD 6860 - higher performance electrode with a completely new metallurgical formulation ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Lighter and more powerful: new XuperMIG 3000 welding machine

    The new XuperMIG 3000 welding machine showcases increased power and 10% less weight. Multifunctional-welding - MIG/MAG-TIG-MMA 300A - lightweight and solid Easy adjustable control panel Synergic-programs for all popular wires  XuperMIG 3000 is a lightweight, ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Analytik Jena awards a prize for the oldest SPECORD spectrophotometer

    Analytik Jena AG has awarded a prize for the oldest functioning instrument from the renowned and long-established SPECORD product range in Germany. The award went to the chemist Ulrich Werner from Rothenburg, Germany for his 38 year old VSU 2 spectrophotometer, a predecessor of the SPECORD by Carl Zeiss. As part of the award, Mr Werner received a winner’s trophy plus a SPECORD 50 PLUS, an ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • FumeSimulator visualises the background concentration of welding fumes

    Plymovent developed the FumeSimulator to visualise the background concentration of welding fumes in production facilities. This design/simulation program confirms the effective operation of the general ventilation and filtration systems of Plymovent controlling welding fumes. Purchasing high-quality general ventilation and filtration systems, such as the Push-Pull and Diluter system of Plymovent, ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Electrofusion machine: Elektra 800

    Elektra 800 is an electrofusion machine suitable for welding low voltage HDPE and PP coulings (from 8 to 48 Volts) for high pressure conduits. The Elektra machine is made in accordance with the International Standards. - Universal electrofusion machines - For high pressure conduits up to 32” IPS - Optical scanner, for reading barcodes - Three way to set the welding parameters - Memory ...


    By Ritmo America LLC

  • Dürr receives large paint systems order in USA

    he Dürr Group has received a major order from the BMW Group for its US plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, worth more than EUR 100 million. The production capacity will be increased from 160,000 to 240,000 units by 2012. The required expansion of the paint shop will be realized largely by Dürr. Dürr has received several small and medium-sized orders for paint systems in the United States in ...

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