Weld Fume Management

Welding Fume Management

To stay in compliance with regulations from agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), weld fumes must be managed. OSHA enforces exposure limits for each individual metal, metal oxides or gases found in the weld plume, such as hexavalent chromium and manganese.

To help employers comply with the environmental regulations, a Hierarchy of Controls is provided. This also helps companies drive improvement opportunities. Before companies implement controls, it is recommended to conduct air sampling to understand the types and levels of contaminants in the welding environment.

Using the Hierarchy of Controls, OSHA recommends minimizing weld fume exposure through these steps:

  1. Elimination or Substitution, such as changing the shielding gas
  2. Engineering Controls, such as fume extraction equipment
  3. Administrative Controls, such as proper body positioning
  4. Perso...

Returning to FABTECH

FABTECH Conference Chicago

IAP Air Products is proud to announce that we will be returning to FABTECH, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from November 11 through November 14, 2019.

We will be showcasing our Fume Arms and Mobile Weld Fume Collectors. Our Sales Staff can give you a demonstration and provide product literature.

Our WFE-11, Mobile Filter Unit will be with us…..

  • Applications:

    WFE-11 Mobile Filter Unit
    • Welding Fume Collection
    • Grinding Dust Collection
    • Dry Dust Collection
    • Fume Collection
  • Features:

    • Nominal Air Flow 1100 cfm
    • 3 Stage Filtration
    • Manual air pulse jet cartridge cleaning system
    • Dust Drawer
    • Filter Gauge
    • Casters with b...

FABTECH 2019

Fabtech Conference

IAP Air Products is proud to announce that we will be returning to FABTECH, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from November 11 through November 14, 2019.

We will be in booth B28121, come by and see us!

Among our popular products that we will be showcasing are our:

  • Mobile Units
  • Downdraft Tables
  • Fume Arms
  • and much more!
  • We have a limited amount of free passes available if you’re interested in attending.

To get your free passes, please contact sales@iap-airproducts.com by email or by phone 931-372-0050 x4 before they’re gone!