73-801 Mobile Fume Extractor


A heavy duty mobile fume extractor ideally suited to high volume production TIG, MIG, and stick welding. This extractor features a 10 foot fully articulating arm, and is equipped with your choice of a 95% (MERV 15) main filter for use on carbon steel and a HEPA main filter for stainless steel.

  • 1100 cfm, high volume fume extraction and filtration capacity
  • Designed for shopfloor use with the mobility to move from workstation to workstation
  • 10 foot extraction arm with articulated joints designed to hold position for hands-free use
  • Units accomodates 18 different filtering combinations for maximum flexibility in all types of applications
  • Two models available: 73-801-95, with 95% (MERV 15) main filter, and 73-801-HEPA, with HEPA main filter
  • Wide mouth source capture hood
  • Heavy duty steel construction
  • Built in spark trap for fire safety
  • Durable caster, two that swivel and lock for stability
  • Filter status gauge
  • Optional two-operator feature available (see 73-801DA page)
  • Optional arc sensor available (PN# 99-800)
  • 1 HP, 120 VAC, 60 HZ, Single Phase
  • Dimensions: 33″L x 59″H x 26″W
  • Weight: 325 lbs.
  • CSA listed for US and Canada
  • Two year limited warranty
  • Made in USA of US and imported parts


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Frequently Asked Questions

Aren’t used filters considered Hazardous Materials?

There are currently no “blanket” regulations prohibiting the placement of used filters into standard trash receptacles. Local authorities, however, may place certain restrictions on this … Read more

Can I avoid using a filtration extractor and instead collect my fumes through a wall mounted arm and blower that exhausts the fumes outdoors?

Yes you can. Local authorities, however, may place certain restrictions on this practice, so we advise checking with applicable agencies to ensure conformance with the … Read more

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 effective, yet not so close as to distrub shielding gases … Read more

How do I dispose of used filters?

Used filters can be easily removed from Ace extractors. We recommend the operator wearing gloves and protective eyewear, placing the removed filters into a trashbag, … Read more

How do I know which extractor to choose?

There are several factors that determine the best extractor to use, including location, usage, materials, and quantity of smoke/fume produced. In general, however, the rule … Read more

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 best possible filtration for your work application. Generally speaking, 95% … Read more

How long do filters last?

There is no clear answer to this question as too many factors can influence the life of filters, including, but not limited to, welding process, … Read more

If I were to exhaust welding fumes outdoors through an Ace wall mounted arm and blower, can I retrofit the components to a filtration system should this method become prohibited?

Yes, the Ace stationary system is designed to accommodate such a change in regulations, so you can purchase and install Ace wall mounted arms and … Read more

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. Most filters used in Ace extractors base their efficiency rating … Read more

Why should I use a fume extractor instead of an ambient (overhead) air cleaner?

Ambient air cleaners are effective supplements to fume extractors, but should be avoided as a primary tool for fume control. Because of the nature of … Read more

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, and while it is commonly used, this method may not … Read more

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 for nearby workers not wearing similar protection. The somewhat longer … Read more

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