Prevent fire and injury due to flying sparks

One of the key reasons for fires during welding operations are invisible smouldering fires These are initiated by sparks which cannot be avoided during welding.  Yet you can protect yourself from the danger of flying sparks. During welding, in addition … >> more

Two welding methods and the related hazards

Welding activities hold a number of sources of danger: Not only the material, but also the welding procedure used are decisive in which work protection measures need to be taken and what the welder needs to look out for. Hazardous … >> more

Occupational safety does not end with exctraction: Dust disposal also entails hazards

Dust disposal

Due to the health hazard of welding fumes, it is not sufficient to only rely on a good extraction and air filtration. Dust disposal also plays a large part. Here, the welder must be protected against hazardous substances in the … >> more

Highest work safety thanks to modern suction systems at mechanical engineering company TRUMPF

Welders and their immediate environment constantly face health hazards: Sparks, gases or ultra-fine dust particles. It is with good reason that metalworking companies are obliged to protect staff by means of e.g. suction systems. At their site in the French … >> more

New processes and materials in welding equals more safety? No!

New processes and additional materials promise a considerable reduction of the welding fumes. It is, however, a fallacy that the danger of a welding fumes explosion has been eliminated for the welder and work places surrounding him. On the contrary, … >> more

Filter cartridges: For an effective cleaning process during welding

Filter in der Form von Patronen eignen sich besonders für die effektive Abscheidung von Schweißrauch.

Filter cartridges have always been used in filter systems during the welding process. But today, their quality is being determined by various factors. Among other things, they can function more effectively thanks to the filter material used and their structure. … >> more

Effective health and safety management in welding processes: essential guidelines

Wie Schweißrauchabsaugung funkioniert, erklärt die VDMA-Broschüre "Schweißen ohne Rauch".

Welding operations make up a large group of issues which comprise a variety of procedures, rules and regulations. The range of available brochures and data sheets is quite extensive and somewhat confusing. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of Great … >> more

Welding helmets: the optimal equipment for a better view

1/1/1/1 ist die beste Klassifikation für die Sicht bei einem Schweißhelm.

Only the optimal view on the work piece guarantees a good welding work result. Welding helmets can provide the full perspective due to the properties of their viewing windows. Automatic high-quality welder protection filters achieve the best results. When it … >> more

Air return system for chrome-nickel welding works: the welding fumes separation class matters

Beim Schweißen von Chrom-Nickel-Stahl ist eine Luftrückführung nur teilweise zulässig

Air return system through the extraction devices during chrome-nickel-steel welding works? In Germany the answer is clearly yes! At least as long as the extraction and filtering devices have the appropriate welding fumes separation class. Whereas the dust class is … >> more