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Automotive Manufacturer Solves for Lack of Floor Space

AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER INTRODUCES OVERHEAD HOOD SYSTEM A large Midwest Automotive Manufacturer was revamping a portion of their facility with all new robots, automated welding and small manual welding stations. Lack of floor space was a big concern for the company and wanted to utilize the free overhead space for their air filtration solution. A large […]

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Air Filtration Creates School Safety

HIGH SCHOOLS – WELDING, AUTOMOTIVE & WOOD SHOPS Many high schools have restructured their welding, automotive and woods programs to get students more interested in each field. With that come upgrades to the shop areas to provide a safer, better learning experience for the students. Several schools were looking at large central systems and decided […]

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All About Robotic and Automated Welding

The advantages and disadvantages of robotic and automated welding. There are some big advantages to utilizing automated welding in your business, including, more consistent welds, increased output, decreased scrap and decreased variable labor costs. In other words, you can decrease your cost while improving QA and process control, so why not? While there are definite […]

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Common Chemicals in Composite Manufacturing

Composite Dust Has Its Hazards While the chemicals used, and the byproducts created from composite manufacturing can vary, there are some common chemicals found in composite manufacturing that you should be aware of as a business and an employee. Silica dust is a very small particle and is common to construction sites, soil, sand, concrete, masonry, […]

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Optimizing Air Filtration in a Welding Shop

Setting up Air Filtration in Your Welding Shop   Optimizing air filtration solutions is unique to your business, your setup, your processes and your needs. Welding shop ventilation requirements are important, but which ones apply and how they work with your business can differ per operation. We can generally categorize the process in three easy […]

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Oil Mist Removal

The Importance of Oil Mist Removal Problem: In the last decade, repeated outbreaks of respiratory problems in manufacturing plants raise concern about exposure to oil mist and oil smoke and have put more of a focus on oil mist removal for manufacturing, automotive, food,  and welding shops. Numerous cases of respiratory disorders reported in auto, machining […]

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Going Green

GREEN EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING LOOKING AT TOMORROW, TODAY. Growing awareness of the need to treat our planet more kindly has led to a trend among manufacturers of considering ways to incorporate green manufacturing processes and practices, that allow companies to be responsible corporate citizens without jeopardizing business obligations and opportunities for potential growth. To their credit, […]

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What is Merv?

WHAT IS MERV FILTER RATING? MERV filter rating is the air filtration industry’s standard for measuring and reporting how efficient air filters, like our replacement cartridge filters, are. In other words, it is an air filter rating of a filter’s Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. Because removing particles from the air is the primary function of an […]

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Removing Welding Fumes

WELDING SMOKE AND FUME EXTRACTION ONE PROBLEM. WITH MORE THAN ONE SOLUTION! Industrial Maid designs unique industrial ventilation systems for ductless welding smoke collection, fume, and welding smoke extraction. The industrial ventilation hoods use a three-stage filter package including a spark arrestance filter, a 4” pleated pre-filter, and a 95% multi-pocket main bag filter. Our […]

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The Danger of Diesel Smoke Fume

MODELS 2500DS & M36DS Exceptional Filter Surface Area The wrap around pre-filter feature of the AZTech DS smoke extraction system models makes them ideal for a small to medium garage, machine shop, farm equipment building or industrial instruction classroom. These commercial fume exhaust systems continuously re-circulate air to collect diesel smoke and fumes and other […]

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