Safe welding workshops: Proper planning and equipment are crucial

Welding work harbors numerous risks and requires specific precautions. Therefore, the establishment of welding workshops has to be planned carefully. Employers must not only consider economic management,  but their focus has to specifically be on ergonomic workstations which meet health … >> more

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

MIG welding: highly hazardous despite lower quantities of welding fumes

MAG-welding: common, despite high emissions of welding fumes

Hazardous substances such as welding fumes can harm employees

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Mobile, stationary, central: Extraction systems for welding fumes at a glance

Mobile extraction devices and filter devices: high movement radius thanks to almost unlimited mobility usable also for changing workstations shorter extraction arms thanks to proximity to workpiece Stationary extraction and filtering devices/systems: space-saving installation at solid welding stations so good … >> 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

Factors for the amount of welding fumes

How much welding fumes created in any welding work depends on many factors: Not only the method and the materials used influence the amount of welding fumes. The welding fumes emissions, expressed in mg/s, are smaller than the smoke and … >> more

Gas welding: Nitrogen and carbon hazard in welding fumes

Whether your welding sheets of pipes: Oxyacetylene welding (gas welding) stands for high accuracy. But even this relatively slow process releases hazardous substances and not only the dangerous nitrogen dioxide. Have you ever been in confined spaces where oxyacetylene welding … >> more

Effective labor protection for welding school in Saudi Arabia

The largest oil producing company in the world equips its welding school in Saudi Arabia with the latest technology for OSH from Germany. These include extraction and filtration Systems. Saudi Aramco is the largest oil producing company in the world. … >> more