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Document ID (ISN)26682
CIS number 77-517
ISBN(s) 0-85300104-9
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title The facts about fume - A welding engineer's handbook.
Bibliographic information Welding Institute, Abington Hall, Abington, Cambridge CB1 6AL, United Kingdom, 1976. 31p. Illus.
Abstract An introduction on safety precautions in welding is followed by sections devoted to: airborne pollutants (dustfall; particulate fume; gases); responsibility of management and workers (Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974); sampling of workplace fume concentrations; control of welding fume (general and local exhaust ventilation; fume-extractor welding gun; dust respirator; air-fed welding helmet; self-contained breathing apparatus); hazardous metals; flame processes, manual metal-arc welding, MIG-welding, cored electrode processes (flux-cored wires) (typical fumes and gases; pollutants; precautions); submerged-arc welding; air-arc gouging; welding or cutting coated steels (types of coating; degreasing solvents; precautions; removal of coatings); other processes. There are 3 appendices giving: United Kingdom Factory Inspectorate requirements; TLVs; and extracts from American National Standard ANSI Z49-1-1973 concerning ventilation during welding (in use until a British standard is available on the subject).
Descriptors (primary) welding fumes; welding and cutting; ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; local exhaust; metals; plastics; respirators; harmful substances; gas welding; arc welding and cutting; degreasing agents; paints
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting
Ventilation