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Document ID (ISN)37430
CIS number 82-686
ISSN - Serial title Metal Construction
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Haddrill D.M.
Title Welding fume extraction - a guide to equipment selection
Bibliographic information Apr. 1982, Vol.14, No.4, p.186-191. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Guidance to workshop managers and other people responsible for the purchase of this equipment: protection criteria to reduce welding fume exposure; selection of a local exhaust extraction systems (portable or wheel-mounted units, benches or booths with built-in extraction ventilation, ducted systems); factors affecting the choice (welding processes, welding consumables, shop layout, power supplies, existing ventilation, type of fabrication work, production considerations, need for filtration, economic factors); data to be specified when placing the order (performance, power requirements, engineering, health and safety, maintenance).
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; welding and cutting; exhaust devices; welding fumes
Descriptors (secondary) air purification; contract specifications; preventive maintenance; ventilation systems
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting
Ventilation