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

Collect and separate: how to achieve effective occupational safety

occupational saftey in welding processes

Extraction and filter technology is fundamental to effective occupational safety. But the behavior of the welder is also significant. Thus collection efficiency is not the same as filtration efficiency. What good does it do occupational safety to use the best … >> more

How an effective extraction system works

Schweißrauch absaugen richtet sich auch nach den örtlichen Gegebenheiten.

Extraction and filter technology for an effective occupational safety requires foundational planning. This checklist for welding fume extraction indicates which factors play a role. Plug it in, place the suction arm on the welding seam, and voila, done with occupational … >> more

Extracting welding fumes with right distance from emissions source

There are many more ways to collect welding fumes than often thought. Each has pros and cons, and optimum safety can be achieved – under certain working conditions – only by combining several measures. Burner-integrated spot extraction  In this method, … >> more

Heerema employs innovative displacement ventilation from KEMPER

Four CleanAirTowers, a new displacement ventilation system from KEMPER, have been in use since mid-2014 by the Heerema Fabrication Group near Rotterdam. Since then the smoke ceiling has disappeared. A thick cloud of welding fumes used to hang over the … >> more