Application of FumeKiller® as an Oil Mist Collector

At site, 8no.s of CNC machines in a row had to be provided with suitable mist collectors. All CNC machines generated mist / fumes from neat cutting oil which had to be captured and the pollutants in the fumes are to be filtered effectively. 

Our FumeKiller®, electrostatic filters are well-suited to capture and control fumes generated during machining processes in CNC machines. These fume extractors can be used for the control of oil mist (neat cutting oil) as well as coolant mist (water-based coolant). Lower suction capacity fume extractors (FumeKiller®) can be installed for individual CNC machines. In case of multiple CNC machines larger capacity fume extractors can be installed along with suitable ducting to capture and route the generated fumes from the CNC machines to the oil mist collector (FumeKiller®). For neat cutting oil fumes, we always recommend Dual-pass electrostatic filters to provide high-efficiency filtration of fumes / mist. For water-based coolant fumes / mist single -pass filtration extractors work satisfactorily.

The installation was carried out using our FumeKiller® model FK6000/5hp mounted on a low MS angle stand with a large oil collector tank below the stand. MS ducting was mounted above the row of CNC machines with droppers to connect individual CNC machines. Last- mile connections were provided using PVC flexible hose. Even though our standard FumeKiller® model FK6000/5hp uses a 3HP motor to drive the suction fan, in this case we used a 5HP driven suction fan to provide higher static pressure because of the length of ducting involved.  

It was found that for a 2-shift operation, the filters within the oil mist collector filtered the pollutants for 4 weeks before getting choked. The cleaning cycle for the filters was established at 4 weeks. Just before getting fully choked, the filter module as well as the prefilters and postfilters are removed and cleaned using pressure water pump at about 110bar pressure. The filters are dried using a compressed air jet and repositioned inside the fume extractor. Adequate training was given to the maintenance technicians to handle the equipment. All safety features were explained and demonstrated. The equipment was found to be working satisfactorily.

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Control of Component Welding Fumes – Fumekiller® model FK3600EM as a Welding Fume Extractor

The special purpose machine has two adjacent component welding stations. The welding fume generation area is open, without any enclosure. The welding process takes place only at one station at a time. The jobs are loaded manually by a skilled operator. During welding fumes are generated which are to be captured and the pollutants in the fumes are to be filtered effectively.  

Our Fumekiller®, electrostatic filter model FK3600/3hp was suggested to be mounted on an MS Grouted pipe stand of about 5ft height positioned just behind the welding machine. Two MS painted suction hoods were placed just above the two welding stations at a convenient height after studying operational comfort as well as optimum fume suction distance. The suction hoods were connected to a common MS ducting fitted to the Fumekiller® equipment and supported from the fume extractor.

The fume extractor was switched on during the welding process. The welding fumes generated at the two component welding stations were captured by the fume extractor through the 2nos of suction hoods placed above the welding spots effectively. The fume extractor should be operational as long as the welding process is being carried out.

The welding fumes consisting of various pollutants such as manganese, chromium, nickel, and other potentially harmful elements, enter the electrostatic filter (Fumekiller®) through the air stream. The ionisation section of the filter charges all particles 0.01 micron and larger in the air stream. The air enters the collection section where the pollutants adhere to the collection plates. Pollutants as small as 0.01 micron and larger are collected. The clean air is let out at the exhaust port of the fume extractor.

It was found that for a single shift, the filters collected the pollutants for about 3 weeks before getting choked. The cleaning cycle for the filters was established at 3 weeks. Just before getting fully choked, the filter module as well as the prefilters and postfilters are removed and cleaned using pressure water pump at about 110bar pressure. The filters are dried using a compressed air jet and repositioned inside the fume extractor. Adequate training was given to the maintenance technicians to handle the equipment. All safety features were explained and demonstrated.

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FumeKiller® used as a Centralized Soldering Fume Extractor

Introduction:

With this project, we took an enormous stride forward in air pollution control by demonstrating the extraordinary capabilities of the FumeKiller®, our advanced soldering fume extractor. In order to address a major air quality issue, we worked closely with a client who encountered soldering fume issues at many workstations. This blog delves into the project’s complexities, describing the problem and the brilliant solution we supplied using the FumeKiller® technology.

The Challenge: Control of Fumes generated from multiple Soldering Workstations

Our customer, an established electronics manufacturer, was dealing with a serious problem: the unregulated release of soldering smoke in their production area. Soldering, a critical component of their operations, was posing health concerns to their employees and violating air quality standards due to generation of hazardous fumes. With several workstations continuously engaged in soldering processes at the same time, the customer required a complete system that could efficiently capture and control the soldering fumes.

The Solution: Centralized Fume Extraction System using FumeKiller® model FK3600EM.

Recognizing the severity of the situation, our team set out on an assignment to develop a comprehensive solution. After multiple consultations and careful investigation, we came up with the solution of deploying a centralized fume extraction system using FumeKiller® model FK3600EM as the final answer to their air pollution control needs.

  • Customized System Design: We painstakingly examined the client’s workspace layout to determine the best location for the FumeKiller® unit. This strategic arrangement enabled optimum coverage and effective extraction of soldering fumes from all workstations.
  • Powerful Extraction Technology: The FumeKiller® system boasts cutting-edge electrostatic filtration technology, which enables it to function as an effective and efficient soldering fume extractor. This feature dramatically decreases the release of pollutants into the ambient air, improvigng workplace safety and air quality.
  • Single Centralized Control: We optimized the client’s fume extraction infrastructure by supplying a single FumeKiller® machine to serve all workstations. This centralization simplified maintenance while also lowering operational costs, resulting in a cost-effective and efficient solution.
  • Customizable Features: The FumeKiller®‘s flexible design enables us to produce a specific model, in this case the FK3600EM, to meet the demand. It also allowed us to customize the extraction settings to the specific needs of each workstation. This adjustment ensured that the system was compatible with the client’s varied soldering processes.

Results and Impact:

The successful implementation of FumeKiller® yielded outstanding results for our client:

Improved Air Quality: The client noticed a significant improvement in air quality throughout their production area thanks to the robust extraction capabilities of our soldering fume extractor. Harmful soldering vapours were properly caught and filtered, resulting in a safer and healthier working environment for its staff.

Regulatory Compliance: Our solution enabled the customer to comply with stringent air quality rules, avoiding potential legal issues.

Operational Efficiency: The centralized extraction system improved the client’s workflow by eliminating the need for multiple exhaust systems. This improved productivity and resource usage.

Cost Savings: Our customer realized significant cost savings as a direct result of the unified strategy using the FumeKiller®, both in terms of equipment investment and ongoing maintenance.

Conclusion:

The successful execution of this project demonstrates our commitment to innovative and effective air pollution management technologies. By addressing our client’s soldering fume issues with a centralized extraction system, we enhanced not just their air quality and worker safety, but also their operational efficiency and environmental responsibility. The outstanding success of the FumeKiller® in this endeavour demonstrates its ability to alter industries, one clean breath at a time. If you are ready to take your air pollution management efforts to the next level, contact us today to learn about the transforming power of our fume extractors.

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Understanding the Role of Fume Extractors for Healthy Work Environment

Maintaining a healthy work environment is of utmost importance for the well-being and productivity of employees. In industries where hazardous fumes are generated, such as manufacturing, welding, or chemical production, fume extractors become essential. Fume extractors are specialized devices designed to remove harmful airborne contaminants, ensuring the air quality remains safe and conducive to a healthy workplace. In this article, we will explore the significant role of fume extractors in creating a healthy work environment and the benefits they provide to employees and businesses.

How Fume Extractors Work

Fume extractors employ filtration and ventilation techniques to capture and eliminate hazardous air fumes effectively. Understanding their functioning is crucial to comprehend their role in maintaining a healthy work environment.

Capture and Containment:

The first step in the fume extraction process is capturing and containing fumes at the source. Fume extractors are equipped with hoods, ducts, or arms strategically positioned near fume-generating activities. These capture devices draw in the contaminated air, preventing the fumes from spreading throughout the workspace.

Filtration:

Once captured, the fumes pass through a series of filters within the fume extractor. These filters are designed to remove or neutralize harmful particles, gases, and odors in the fumes. The specific type of filters used may vary depending on the nature of the contaminants, ensuring efficient removal and purification of the air.

Key Benefits of Fume Extractors

Implementing fume extractors in the workplace offers several key benefits that contribute to a healthier and safer environment for employees. Let’s explore some of these benefits:

1. Protection against Health Hazards:

Fume extractors play a vital role in safeguarding workers’ health by preventing them from inhaling harmful fumes and contaminants. Prolonged exposure to hazardous fumes can lead to respiratory problems, eye irritation, skin conditions, and long-term health issues. By effectively removing these fumes, fume extractors help reduce the risk of occupational illnesses and improve overall well-being.

2. Compliance with Safety Regulations:

Many industries are subject to strict safety regulations and standards concerning air quality and employee health. By implementing fume extractors, businesses can ensure compliance with these regulations. Proper ventilation and fume extraction not only protect employees’ health but also prevent potential legal and financial liabilities associated with non-compliance.

3. Enhanced Productivity:

A healthy work environment is directly linked to increased productivity and employee satisfaction. Fume extractors create a clean and fresh atmosphere by removing pollutants, odors, and discomfort caused by fumes. Improved air quality leads to fewer fatigue, headaches, and respiratory issues, allowing employees to focus on their tasks with greater concentration and efficiency.

4. Prevention of Cross-Contamination:

Certain industries require handling multiple substances or processes that generate different types of fumes. Fume extractors with customizable filtration systems can effectively capture and separate various contaminants, preventing cross-contamination and ensuring a safe working environment for employees.

Conclusion:

Fume extractors play a vital role in creating a healthy work environment by capturing and eliminating hazardous fumes and airborne contaminants. By implementing fume extractors, businesses can protect the health and well-being of their employees, ensure compliance with safety regulations, enhance productivity, and prevent cross-contamination. Investing in high-quality fume extractors, such as those offered by Powertech Pollution Controls, is a proactive step towards creating a safer and more productive workplace. Prioritizing employee health and air quality through fume extractors contributes to a positive work environment and overall success.

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Welding Fume Extractor

Law has been passed to maintain a clear zone of environment in factories. Welding fumes are severely dangerous for health. To reduce or avoid the welding fumes an accurate measure has to be adapted. Technology has made this job easier. We at Powertech Pollution Controls Pvt. Ltd, have taken a challenge to step in manufacturing a product to obtain radical control of air pollution. Producing a quality oriented product is our aim. We target in capturing polluted air from the primary level. By capturing the welding fumes in very basic levels may effectively reduce the amount of spreading. Initially we must focus on keeping our premises clean. Our welding fume extractor is considered to be the best therapy for reducing contaminated air.

We help you in maintaining dirt free tools and office area which helps in overall growth of your development. We are leading Welding Fume Extractor Manufacturers in a fast growing metropolitan city Bangalore. We produce our product such as to completely capture the polluted air and to bestow back fresh air. We consider proper ventilation for air to be recycled. Ensuring healthy workforce is also one of our strategies. Before purchasing our product you can view the trail of our product about how it works. Once if you are satisfied with it further we precede our dealings with you. We not manufacture fume extractors but also supply it to remote places. Since our products have much demand in India we take appropriate care to satisfy their demands.

To recover and improve your indoor air qualities gently induce a Welding Fume Extractor. It makes to feel fresh all the time and also ensure an ill free life span. We design our product based on the number of hours you use it either for longer period or for shorter duration. We take measures to run smoothly without any chance for explosion. If you want to be part of our project gently reach us,you are welcome to be served.