Cancer due to welding fumes? We know that for a fact!

Every day, several million people around the world come into contact with welding fumes. It is undisputed today that the hazardous substances in welding fumes are hazardous to health – and some even carcinogenic. But it was not until 2017 ... >> more
Manfred KönningDecember 18, 20190

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

Optimum air volume flow at the welding torch: How current standardisation regulates torch extraction

To make torch extraction efficient, the precise adjustment of individual parameters is necessary. Most recently, the French Institute for Occupational Safety INRS drew attention to the subject with its investigations into torch-integrated welding fume extraction. The findings are currently being incorporated in a new DIN standard for torch extraction.
Manfred KönningFebruary 7, 20200