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Minimum quantity lubrication

Minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) sets a new standard for process air purification in the metalworking industry

1/16/2017

MQL is a solution that reduces the consumption of oil and water in metalworking processes, leading to considerable cost savings. As the rate of production and metalworking has risen, the use of cutting agent and lubrication known as coolant has increased. Maintaining the coolant can be very costly. MQL can be used to achieve major cost savings and decrease environmental impacts by reducing the consumption of oil and water.

Dust collection solutions

Crystalline Silica dust – the health hazards and how to recognize them

12/18/2016

The inhalation of dust containing quartz particles (crystalline silica) is a recognized health hazard, which, among other things, can lead to the fatal occupational lung disease Silicosis (commonly known as “grinder’s asthma”). Examples where the silica dust occurs include quarrying, the sand-, gravel-, and mining industry, foundries, asphalt, the manufacturing of glue, paint and plastic as well as steel and metal processing. Symptoms of silicosis include cough, fever, shortness of breath and cyanosis (bluish skin).

Equipment for extraction of welding fumes and dust

Select the right solution for extraction of welding fumes and dust

11/10/2016

How do you achieve safe and profitable welding? Nederman offers various solutions for removing harmful dust, smoke and and fumes. The solution that's right for you depends on what welding method is used and how often. Where possible, extraction at source is the most effective method to collect and remove welding fumes and smoke. The risk that the welder or operator is exposed to hazardous fumes is minimized.

Welders health and safety hazards

Health and safety hazards associated with welding

10/20/2016

For a welder, professionalism is not just about being able to weld efficiently. It is also about knowing the risks of the job and knowing how to work safely and with good equipment. Various methods are used for welding. No matter which method is used there are risks relating to fire, fumes and radiation. Hazardous substances in welding fumes, for example, can be reduced by adjusting the welding parameters and selecting a welding method.