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Document ID (ISN)39853
CIS number 83-969
ISSN - Serial title 0003-4878 - Annals of Occupational Hygiene
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Stott M.D., Champion A., Wallis R., Lodge P., Sims B.J.
Title Environmental assessment of the SCRATA "Arcstract" air-carbon arc extraction system
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.25, No.3, p.279-290. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract The British Steel Castings Research and Trade Association (SCRATA) has designed an extraction booth marketed under the trade name Arcstract. Assessment of the fume and noise exposures associated with the new system are described. The operator's fume exposure is one-fifth of the TLV, and noise exposure approx. 90dB(A). Ergonomic benefits offered by the booth are presented.
Descriptors (primary) exhaust hoods; iron and steel industry; metal fumes; arc air gouging
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; acoustic enclosure; noise
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Welding and cutting
Iron and steel industry