Frequent Questions

What do the different filter ratings mean? HEPA, MERV, 95%…?

Filters are rated on their efficiency to stop and trap particulate of a particular size.…

Why should I use a fume extractor instead of placing fans in my shop to blow the fumes away from my welders?

The practice of using fans and blowers in this manner is called the dilution method,…

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An Industrial Hygienist Is A Valuable Resource

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