welding fume News

  • 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 ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Chromium 6 also found in welding fumes

    A recent case (early February 2019) of financial compensation for 800 workers who have been exposed to the hazardous Chromium 6 in the workshop of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NedTrain-department) in Tilburg. Chromium 6 in welding fumes It appears that Chromium 6 is not only to be found in paints and coatings but also in certain types of welding fumes. This means that the health risks could be ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • 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 the Nordic region. It is organised in cooperation with the Swedish ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • New: WallPro, the self-cleaning wall unit for the professional welder!

    We are proud to introduce the WallPro welding fume extractor with automatic filter cleaning system. This unit is designed with the professional welder in mind. WallPro is suitable for a wide range of welding fume and other dust applications.A unique dust-free maintenance concept provides a safe working environment for everybody: the welder, his direct environment as well as the maintenance ...


    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 of a mobile unit, the MobileGo and two wall mounted units, the MonoGo and the DualGo. The MobileGo ...


    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. ‘The ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Even robots need clean air - Elmia welding fair

    The biennial Elmia Welding and Joining Technology fair was held from 10th to 13th of May in Jönköping, Sweden. Genano Solutions took part in this huge event for the Nordic welding industry. This year the fair had a record high participation rate with 1700-2000 participants every day during the four-day event. The theme this year was automation and digitalisation of the welding ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • MobilePro, the self-cleaning fume extractor for the professional welder

    Plymovent is proud to present the MobilePro; the mobile welding fume extractor for professional welders that need a flexible solution. This unit is designed to remove welding fumes on-site in confined spaces and spaces that are difficult to reach by fixed welding fume extraction systems, for example in the middle of a workshop or reversely, in an outer corner of a facility. This stabile mobile ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • 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 GoLine to the Asia Pacific market; a range of welding fume ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Plymovent presents its high-quality systems at the Schweissen & Schneiden exhibition

    Plymovent presents its products and systems for extracting welding and cutting fumes in Hall 1.0, Stand D143. System solutions In addition we are exhibiting SHIELD fire safety solutions. These solutions have been developed to minimise the risk of fire in your welding fume extraction and filtration system. Filter fires arise from many causes, such as oily welding fumes or too many sparks and too ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • 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 fumes and gases that could range ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • 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 health ...

  • America Standard of application for Carbonsteel electrode

    Carbon steel electrode (its deposited metal tensile strength is less than or equal to 500 MPa. i.e 50 kgf / mm2 ) for carbon steel and low strength low alloy steel welding. When selecting electrodes, usually according to the chemical composition of steel, mechanical properties, resistance to cracking performance, and taking into account factors such as welding structure shape, working ...


    By Anhui Aacc Welding

  • Hygieneering, Inc. assists firm with OSHA Complaint

    Hygieneering, Inc. conducted an industrial hygiene review and air sampling for welding fume exposure to workers. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos project management, emergency response services and more. Hygieneering’s team of Certified Industrial Hygienists and other staff professionals provide indoor air quality testing, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • 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 thousand workers over ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Plymovent launches FlexHood XL, a fume extraction hood tailored to your needs

    To ensure a safe and healthy working environment for welders and metal workers, welding fumes must be dealt with effectively. Plymovent, specialists in extraction and filtration equipment for the metal industry, are now introducing FlexHood XL. It is a new version of the modular hood covering up to 30 m2 which provides a fume extraction solution for robotic and manual welding, cutting, grinding ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • 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

  • Nederman lowers the price of clean air: New compact and efficient high vacuum units

    Untitled Document Nederman, the work environment company, is now launching two new high vacuum units, L-PAK 150 and L-PAK 250, onto the market. The units, destined to replace several of the company's E-PAK units, are smaller, fitted with more refinements and better functions and most importantly are far more reasonably priced than their forerunners. L-PAK 150 & ...


    By Nederman

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