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The Complete Guide to Welding Fumes

Understanding the risks and how to control the dangers with effective extraction The process of joining sections of metal together with heat and/or pressure, welding is one of the most popular manufacturing applications undertaken in the UK. Welding fume consists of airborne unburnt flux residues. Particles of both the filler rod material as well as Continue Reading…

Solder Fume Extraction in Schools

Soldering is the process of combining two metals via a third metal (the “joint”) with a lower melting point than the base metals. A common area of solder use is within School Technology classrooms. Here, numerous filler metals, or solder, are utilised to attach electrical components to circuit boards under high temperatures. Modern day teaching Continue Reading…

BenchVent Helps Chemring Comply With Health & Safety Laws

Chemring EOD, part of the Chemring Group, is a global provider of EOD, Counter-IED, and security systems. With over four decades supporting government agencies, armed forces, and civilian security teams it has an established track record in making life safer by countering explosive and other threats. Here’s what Chemring said about their Health & Safety Continue Reading…

Keeping PCB Workers Safe

Any employer running an electronics business that regularly deals with PCB’s and circuit boards will know that solder that contains rosin-cored solder can cause occupational asthma. Photo Credit When working with electronic components that require soldering you should always try and prevent exposure to any substances that may cause harm, unfortunately that isn’t always possible Continue Reading…

Filtration or Extraction: Which is Right for you?

Getting the right system to keep yourself or your employees safe is essential. Which basic system is suitable for your requirements? Many workplaces generate harmful airborne particulates in the form of gases, fumes, vapours and fine dusts. The control of these through AT SOURCE solutions, which extract the potentially harmful particles away from the breathing Continue Reading…

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