W3: That is why the IFA certificate is more a seal of quality than a pure test seal
A W3 certificate: This is what most manufacturers of welding fume extraction units want. Because behind this is a test mark that is only awarded to units that meet the highest requirements. In Germany, it is mandatory for some welding work. Internationally, it is now considered an important mark of quality. About the history and significance of one of the most important test marks for welders.
Occupational health and safety in chemical plant construction: 7 measures for effective welding fume extraction
Welding processes are elementary in chemical plant construction. But large parts and changing workplaces pose special challenges for occupational health and safety. Welding fume extraction is of particular importance for protecting the employees. Further measures are recommended for the sector.
Safe welding in times of corona: How protective welding equipment helps against the virus – and welding fumes
The corona virus brings new challenges for occupational health and safety. What made welding safe in the past is now helping to protect the health of employees and maintain operation during corona times. An overall protection concept is important: Clean … >> more
Dust limit values during welding: These values differ greatly around the world
Occupational health and safety is an important issue not only in Germany. The regulations are also gradually tightening internationally. One example of this is provided by Great Britain with stricter controls on dust limit values during welding. But how are … >> more
Air purification technology in times of the corona virus: Are general ventilation systems still applicable?
Does the corona virus have an effect on air purification technology? This is a question safety officers are currently asking themselves: Does a general ventilation system in metal processing companies lead to viruses being able to spread even further in production? High filter efficiencies and the quality of the integrated filters indicate otherwise.
VacuFil: The story behind the unique torch-integrated extraction system from KEMPER
KEMPER has developed a unique system for torch-integrated extraction with the digital product variants of the VacuFil series. After numerous enquiries from users and torch manufacturers, KEMPER built up a torch database with key parameters. Read the story behind the latest development from the extraction technology specialist.