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Weld fume management is important in every welding operation. Particulates levels emitted into the environment can be harmful to you or your employees, and they are regulated by OSHA

OSHA mandates the level of particulate saturation so that it does not exceed the permissible exposure limits (PEL) deemed acceptable by OSHA. From their website: "Welding, cutting, and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks to more than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries." Our experts stay up to date on changes in rules and will help you assess what steps are needed to solve your fume exposure issues.

Here is the latest publication from OSHA: http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA_FS-3647_Welding.pdf. Sometimes process changes can be used to reduce fume/particulate generation.