Metalworking covers a wide range of disciplines and each can create metal dust and fumes in need of collection. The very nature of metalworking, including grinding, sanding, polishing, machining, metalizing, paint spraying, metal finishing, shot blasting, sandblasting and smoothing, create their own dust and fume variables.
Metalworkers can work with a variety of metals, making this a very complex category with no shortage of variables. What the processes do have in common though, is metal dust and fumes.
Regardless of which metalworking projects are taking place in your facility, it is crucial to collect the smoke, fumes and particles they produce. Otherwise, you open yourself up to reduced indoor air quality, damage to equipment, and health and safety issues.
While it’s not a simple process to account for all of the potentialities involved in metalworking, proper planning and design by Summit’s team of experts will ensure that your company’s metal dust collection and fume extraction needs are accomplished.