Protective welding equipment concept for satisfied employees: Wimmer Hartstahl focuses on air pollution control

Effective protective welding equipment concept protects employees from hazardous substances. The example of Wimmer Hartstahl GmbH & Co. KG in Thalgau, Austria, shows how an air pollution control concept for the entire general ventilation air not only convinces the employer, … >> more

Mobile extraction units for professional welders: 8 criteria that define good entry-level models

For many welders, the price also counts when buying a mobile extraction unit. However, even inexpensive entry-level units provide effective protection for industrial welding applications. At comparable entry-level prices, even the basic equipment differs greatly in some cases. What mobile extraction units are capable of today.

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.

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.

Nine reasons why general ventilation systems make sense for metal processing companies

Air quality in the entire production area is becoming ever more important. General ventilation systems play an increasingly important role in effective occupational health and safety. They are always only a supplement to source extraction. Nevertheless, nine reasons show why the purchase of a workshop ventilation system is worthwhile for metal processing companies.