Is welding smoke carcinogenic? International cancer researchers now say a clear ‘yes’!

International cancer researchers determined that welding smoke is carcinogenic, in a recently published article. According to the cancer research agency of the World Health Organization, welding smoke has so far only been classified as possibly carcinogenic. With the new classification, the scientists adapted the estimation of the risks posed by welding smoke on the basis of new findings from several studies.
Björn KemperJune 21, 20170

Interview: “Metal processing companies use occupational safety to fight back against lack of professional workers”

Occupational safety during welding is prescribed by law. To this day, however, some companies still use no effective equipment for occupational safety such as extraction plants. We are talking to Marco Baumgärtner about what he finds out when visiting companies, ... >> more
Tobias PatzkowskyJuly 12, 20170

Extraction arm: ten facts for ideal properties when extracting welding fumes

An extraction arm must capture welding fumes directly at the point where they arise. Yet welders are not always content with the handling, especially when tracking. In an ideal case, however, an extraction arm helps welders with their work: here are ten facts on how an extraction arm needs to be procured.
Jochen KemperApril 25, 20170