Fighting against hazardous welding fumes in apprenticeships: clean air for the Voith Training Center

Work health and safety is a top priority at Voith GmbH. The technology group equips their latest Voith Training Center with modern extraction system and filtration technology. Despite a completely open plan building over three floors, the training center remains … >> more

Manual arc welding Chromium VI compounds and more besides in the welding fumes

Up to the formation of chromium VI compounds: In manual arc welding, the kind of hazardous substances in the welding fumes is very much determined by the metal of the core rod and its covering. Particularly hazardous are high-alloy rod … >> more

Modern extraction and filter technology for welding school in Oman

100 welding locations in one place means one thing more than anything: an awful lot of welding fumes. To protect its apprentices, one of the largest welding schools in Oman has installed welding cabins in addition to modern extraction and … >> 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

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