Frequent Questions

Why should I use a fume extractor instead of wearing a respirator?

The short answer is that a respirator protects the welder wearing it, but does nothing…

How do I know which filters to use in my extractor?

Ace makes a wide variety of filters available that work in combination to provide the…

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Latest News

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!!!  …