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Document ID (ISN)28766
CIS number 78-393
ISSN - Serial title 0003-7834 - Arbetsmiljö
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lindberg B.
Title A local exhaust system mounted on a gas cutting machine - Protection against heat, pollution, noise and light
Original title Rörligt utsug till skärmaskin - skydd mot värme, luftföroreningar, buller och ljus [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 1977, No.10, p.18-29. Illus.
Abstract Description of a local exhaust ventilation system mounted - after trial and rejection of other systems such as remote control - on a gas cutting machine for large metal sheets. Each cutting torch is enclosed in a water-cooled jacket through which fumes are removed by exhaust ventilation, and which also affords protection against thermal and visible radiation. The jackets are lined with strips of sintered copper which absorb some of the noise. In addition to the exhaust ventilation upwards, an exhaust ventilation carriage moves underneath the rods forming the workpiece table. The movement of the carriage is synchronised with that of the cutting torches. The carriage has water-cooled exhaust rims and a vibrating chute for the removal of cuttings and incandescent particles.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; metal fumes; gas cutting
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; enclosure; exhaust devices; radiation shielding; sound absorption
Document type -
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting