Welding Fumes

Maganese

By ronson-admin on 22 February 18 All Categories,Productivity,Safety

The other day a mobile welder was telling us that he only welds mild steel. The reason he wasn’t taking on stainless steel or aluminum jobs was that he feared getting Parkinson disease. It was a wake-up call: this is a perception welding has acquired. And it’s not a good perception. How are you going […]

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Fume Extraction

The #1 negative aspect that welders have about their job is smoke and fumes. In the winter time when the big doors closes this becomes a bigger issue; now everyone in the shop has a complaint about fumes and smoke. If no satisfactory solution is found then it lands on management’s desk. And management, (who […]

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Non Welders With Welding Risks

By ronson-admin on 25 September 17 All Categories,Safety

Very large companies have a Safety Officer who is constantly going over safety issues; in fact, they’ll have a highly trained staff working in safety. But not every welding company is in need of a full time dedicated Safety Officer. Regardless of the size of the shop, the authorities expect a certain level of safety […]

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When Should You Buy a PAPR?

By ronson-admin on 18 July 17 All Categories,Safety

An Unfiltered Look at Welding Respiratory Protection: Fabricators are under continual pressure to reduce exposure to potentially harmful substances for their workers, both for health and productivity purposes. This article will help you to understand hazardous fumes in the workplace and how to manage and protect yourself from them. It is important when you’re dealing […]

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Welding Fumes in the Air

By ronson-admin on 13 September 16 All Categories,Safety

Welding Fumes in the Air? Watch for Manganese… By Ron-Son’s Torch  “It’s early Saturday morning and Cicero the bull is standing in   the middle of the train tracks. He’s preparing himself to take on the oncoming freight train. So there he is, pawing the ground, snorting furiously, and trying to look large and terrible. The […]

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