Welding and cutting operations evolve quantities of gases, dusts and metal fumes which present respiration hazards and proper ventilation is essential. Preventive measures outlined include: (1) forced ventilation, or (2) exhaust ventilation, or (3) individual operator respiratory protective equipment (the type depending on the toxicity of fumes or gases. Toxic gases and fumes are a particular problem when welding or cutting coated metals. In some cases the coating material should be removed prior to welding.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Indian Institute of Welding

    48-1 Diamond Harbour Road
    Culcutta-27,   India 
  • Authors:
    • Ghosh, R
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

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  • Accession Number: 00057614
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 5 1974 12:00AM