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  • Portable hydrogen detector protects safety of welding process

    A nuclear power station in Washington, USA, recently purchased a portable hydrogen analyser from H2scan for the detection of hydrogen during a cask storage welding process. The analyser is able to provide immediate indication of any hydrogen leak and as such represents a vital component of the plant’s safety strategy. The analyser, a HY-ALERTA 500 is highly sensitive to hydrogen and ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • A guide to box welded pond liners

    What are box welded pond liners? A box welded liner is a prefabricated liner made to the exact specifications you provide to the supplier. You simply measure the dimensions of the hole you need to fill and the liner arrives, pre-made, ready to slot into the hole. Box welded liners tend to be made of either Butyl or EPDM rubber. All of the liner's seams will be fully welded for maximum ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Box-welded liners for Koi pond builds

    Box-welded liners are synonymous with Koi pond construction and formal garden landscape designs. They are the ideal choice for vertical sided ponds typically of circular, rectangular or square shape. Bespoke box-welded liners are also possible such as for rectangular designs incorporating a mid-circular shape. ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Mobile filter units at Brazil welding show

    German air extraction equipment manufacturer Kemper has developed a portable breathing protection system, autoflow XP, to meet European environment, health and safety (EHS) regulations. Kemper will be showing the autoflow XP system along with its entire range of mobile and portable filter units at the international Brazil Welding Show in 2011 which takes ...

  • Air Products Named Official Supplier of Welding Gases for the Beijing Essen Welding Fair for Third Consecutive Year

    June 04, 2012 Shanghai, China China is the world’s biggest producer of welding and cutting machines and materials. It is also the world’s biggest consumer of these products. In this fast growing market, manufacturers – both domestic and international – are looking for ways to improve their competitiveness. Although gases represent only a small fraction of the overall cost ...


    By Air Products

  • Air Products Named Official Supplier of Welding Gases for the Beijing Essen Welding Fair for Third Consecutive Year

    June 04, 2012 Shanghai, China China is the world’s biggest producer of welding and cutting machines and materials. It is also the world’s biggest consumer of these products. In this fast growing market, manufacturers – both domestic and international – are looking for ways to improve their competitiveness. Although gases represent only a small fraction of the overall cost ...


    By Air Products

  • 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 industry. ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • CastoLab® France : Investment in new last-generation Welding Robot

    With its vast expertise in metallurgy, in the production of high-performance welding consumables and equipment, Castolin has invested in its CastoLab® workshop in France at Verrières-le-Buisson with a new welding robot for the protection of wear parts. The new robot offers the possibility to protect components against wear via MIG/MAG Welding, Open Arc Welding and PTA (Plasma ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Fire Protection Storage Done Right

    Water storage tanks for fire protection has improved in recent years as technology has advanced, processes have evolved and standards have become more rigorous resulting in increased flexibility, greater durability and lower costs. Modern ground storage tanks used for fire protection are commonly one of three designs; ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • EPA to revise permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will revise and reissue a permit authorizing Powertech, USA, to re-inject water as part of an aquifer pump test at the proposed Centennial uranium recovery site in Weld County, Colo. The new draft Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class V permit will include a specific water pressure requirement for reinjection that was inadvertently not included ...

  • Clean Air America Assists South Puget Sound Community College to Meet LEED Gold Certification With Welding Booths

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers and the environment, recently assisted South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) meet LEED Gold certification. SPSCC trains students to become employed as welders in the building trades, shipbuilding, bridge ...


    By Clean Air America, Inc.

  • Clean Air America WeldStation Helps Snead State Establish Welding Program With Crystal Clean Air

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, announces that Snead State Community College has started a welding program that uses the state-of-the-art Clean Air America WeldStation for exceptional ventilation. The student ...


    By Clean Air America, Inc.

  • EPA issues permit associated with aquifer pump test at weld county (Colo.) uranium site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an injection well permit to Powertech, (USA) Inc. that will enable the company to re-inject groundwater from an aquifer pump test at the proposed Centennial uranium site in Weld County, Colorado. This Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class V permit does not allow any uranium recovery activity at the site. The permitted activity is limited ...

  • Exposure to manganese – and a few good reasons to protect yourself

    Manganese is a naturally occurring element. Normally, it is part of the human diet and good for you when consumed in moderation. However, manganese becomes airborne during welding and other industrial processes and inhaling manganese causes serious health problems. Exposure Manganese (Mn) is added to several different metals to improve their ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • EPA issues new draft permit associated with aquifer pump test at weld county (Colo.) Uranium site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised and reissued a permit authorizing Powertech, USA, to re-inject water as part of an aquifer pump test at the proposed Centennial uranium recovery site in Weld County, Colo. The new draft Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class V permit includes a specific pressure requirement for re-injection that was inadvertently not included in a ...

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