Importance of Fume Extraction

Solder fumes and gases are one of the main causes of health problems in an industrial workplace. Having correct extraction systems installed is not only important to meet workplace regulations, but also to ensure the safety and health of your operators.

To protect your employees and their health, keep the following suggestions in mind!

Health risks come with extended exposure to solder fumes, so it is important to use the correct safety equipment to remove these hazardous substances.

Depending on the particles size, the fume could affect different parts of the respiratory system:

This is one of the main causes of occupational asthma.

It may cause eye and throat irritation.

The flux may cause dermatological problems.

A small amount of formaldehyde could be found in the fumes generated during the soldering process, which could increase incidence of nasopharyngeal and sinonasal cancer.

Fume Extraction Applications