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

Mobile suction units: 12 facts to help you select the right one

For many businesses, mobile suction units are the chosen means for extracting welding smoke. Especially in the case of changing workplaces, the spot extractors on rollers bring benefits as compared to stationary systems. The model that it makes sense to ... >> more
Andreas EffingAugust 23, 20170