Frequent Questions

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,…

How do I dispose of used filters?

Used filters can be easily removed from Ace extractors. We recommend the operator wearing gloves…

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Aluminum Weld Fume Hazards

Breathing weld fumes is never healthy.  While not as harmful as breathing chromium fumes, the potential dangers of breathing aluminum fumes is just as pronounced as breathing carbon steel fumes.  Click the following link from The Fabricator to get familiar…

How Many Ambient Air Cleaners Do I Need?

The Ace 74 Series Ambient Air Cleaner has been a popular product in the Ace assortment for years.  They are an effective tool for general shop air cleaning, and while they are not a direct replacement for a source capture…

Ace Filter Flammability Rating

The flammability rating of a welding fume extractor filter is a legitimate concern.  All welding and related high heat metal working processes expose filters to the potential for fire and/or smoldering.  Ace takes this fact seriously and has built two…

Which Fume Extractor Do I Need? Part 1

Fair question. The number of fume extractor brands, and the number of different types offered by those brands, can make choosing the right extractor a daunting task.  The real question, of course, being asked by a purchaser is “Given all…