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Welding and cutting fume removal

Coatings on metal make the composition of welding fumes more dangerous

31 Oct 2017 Health risks

Welding fumes contain oxides of the metals in the materials being welded. If not protected by personal protection equipment and proper ventilation measures, a welder and his surrounding are exposed to several health risks by the oxides of the metals.

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Hazards due to diesel fumes are still insufficiently prevented

17 Oct 2017 Health risks

In workplaces such as garages, bus depots and warehouses there is a lot of pollution, caused by diesel engines. The engines produce toxic gases and particulates, that can cause serious health risks and legal liability. Although it is well known that fumes are toxic and protective measures should be taken, that isn’t always done.

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NIOSH Reports underscore need for firefighters to use diesel exhaust extraction systems

17 Oct 2017 Health risks

Two NIOSH Health Hazard Reports (HHEs) recommend that fire stations are equipped with diesel exhaust extraction systems, and to encourage regular use, even when firefighters are conducting routine running of the apparatus during equipment checks.

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Welding stainless steel produces hexavalent chromium

14 Jul 2017 Health risks

Welding of stainless steel is a common process, which has increasing raised concerns for the working environment. Chromium is next to nickel one of the basic alloy element of all groups of stainless steels. During the welding process, chromium is converted to its hexavalent state, Chromium (VI).

Welding and cutting fume removal

Welding fume; what is it and what damage may be caused by it?

23 May 2017 Health risks

Welding, glittering sparks and graceful curling fume are inseparable. It's almost a romantic image, with hard-working welders in the middle. However, the romance evaporates quickly if you understand what welding fumes are and what its composition may be.


Plymovent actively invests in sustainable energy

26 Apr 2016 Sustainability

Plymovent recently opened a new production facility in Thailand. Since sustainability is one of Plymovent's spearhead policies, it was decided to install solar panels on the roof. Solar energy uses the world's biggest source of free energy: the sun.

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