Indoor Air Pollution and Dangerous Indoor Fumes

Indoor air pollution and dangerous indoor fumes can come from a number of sources. Many industrial machines and factors can release vapors and other substances that contribute to poor indoor air quality, the results of which can be anything from mildly toxic to deadly. According to the EPA, “health effects from indoor air pollutants may …

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America’s Manufacturing Comeback

The reshoring initiative and return of business to American soil marks a positive turn for the country’s manufacturing sector. For a number of reasons, manufacturers are returning their production to the U.S.—from Apple to Boeing to countless smaller manufacturers, business is now consistently coming back home. One of the many reasons for this turn of …

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Desktop 3D Printers: Potential Danger?

We are constantly staying on top of the latest news and topics related to air quality and pollutants. That’s why a recent study performed by the Built Environment Research Group at the Illinois Institute of Technology caught our attention. According to the study, popular commercial desktop 3D printers cause substantial amounts of potentially-harmful emissions. These …

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Keeping Workers Safe from Isocyanates

The number one priority of employers should be to provide a safe, healthy work environment for their employees. In certain industries, this can be achieved through proper air filtration and fume extraction, as well as by staying aware of guidelines, programs, and tools that focus on this issue. As the government’s official administration dedicated to …

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Understanding Source-Capture Fume Extraction

High quality fume extraction is extremely important for workplace health and safety. Many who use—or are considering using—fume extraction systems have come across the term source-capture fume extraction. But what exactly is it, and how does it work? Source-capture fume extraction involves fume extractors that capture fumes and particulates at the source—as the name implies. …

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