Frequent Questions

How close should my fume extractor’s hood be to the welding arc?

Welding fume extraction hoods should be placed close enough to the welding arc to be…

How do I know which extractor to choose?

There are several factors that determine the best extractor to use, including location, usage, materials,…

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A Valuable Resource For All Welders

The AWS has made available a very useful resource for all welders and metalworkers entitled  Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes.  This guide is the official ANSI standard Z49.1 1:2012. This standard covers all aspects of safety and health…

Ace – Built With Pride In St. Louis

For 51 years, Ace fume extractors have been manufactured at our plant in St. Louis, MO.  Each of our extractors is built by hand by skilled assembly technicians who know our products better than anyone in the world.  For these…

Ace Stickers

Hey, welders, need to dress up your helmet, toolbox and workbench? Then you need our new classy ace sticker.  Contact us at ace@associatedequip.com and we’ll send you a set!!!  …