A Primer on Welding Smoke and Fume Control

Welders, health organizations and management are all becoming increasingly concerned with the effects of welding smoke and fumes in the work place. In addition, management is becoming increasingly conscious of the costs of absenteeism and reduced productivity resulting from illness caused by polluted air.

There is little doubt that welding is one of the leading causes of in-plant air pollution in industry. However, many companies are still unaware of the potential health risks inherent in welding, nor are they aware of the unnecessary expenses incurred with many common control systems.

Norton Sandblasting Equipment supplies a variety of dust collectors and fume collectors to meet nearly every need. From bench top filtration of fumes and gases from glue, solder, smoke, and solvents to capturing air pollution from welding fumes, grinding dust, pigments, powders, and metal oxides ….. our knowledgeable staff can guide you to the equipment that best fits your need and budget.

• Single or simultaneous multiple user systems
• Quiet, compact, and portable systems
• Various flexible arms and hood options
• Adjustable airflow

Read the entire article: