Nitrous gases in welding fumes What dangers are faced when welding

Nitrous gases are often responsible for acute poisoning when welding. They occur during gas welding and arc welding processes. Due to current occupational medicine findings, the occupational exposure limits for nitrous gases were significantly lowered in May 2016. The term ... >> more
Manfred KönningOctober 11, 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

Better welding fumes extraction: Rotatable extraction hood with flange brings higher coverage

The quality of an extraction hood is of utmost importance to ensure that welders accept the welding fumes extraction system. Thanks to a special design, the extraction hood with flange requires 40% less repositioning than standard extraction hoods. It is ... >> more
Manfred KönningNovember 14, 20170