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28 Sep 2020
What are you doing to prevent soldering fumes from slowly draining your employees’ health

Soldering Fumes – Breathing Air Risks and Hazards

The size of soldering fumes is comparable to the size of a virus!

Consider the size of soldering fumes:

The fumes are so small that they remain in the air for days. 

The particles between 0.3 to 0.9 microns are small enough to pass through the human nose. But the problem is such particles are not big enough to be breathed out.

Insistence on wearing a mask during the soldering process may not enough. Your protection measures must go beyond that.

Soldering with lead produces fumes that pose a serious risk to the worker’s health. Here is how soldering fumes affect the various organs of the body:

Protecting your respiratory system from indoor pollutants is important in order to strengthen the immunity of the workforce in view of the current pandemic. 

A small step towards clean air could make a big difference to the health of your men and machines!

Span Filtration Systems offers fume extractors that are designed to trap particles as small as 0.3 microns.

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