Category: Downdraft Table

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Fume and dust collection during firearm coating and refinishing

Refinishing and applying coatings to firearms is very detailed and can at times be cumbersome. With several small and large parts, it is important that each step of the process be done accurately in order for the finished product to be blemish free. The process requires several steps and each step creates its own respiratory… Learn More

Occupational Exposure to Trichloroethylene

According to chemical summary published by the EPA, trichloroethylene (TCE) is a volatile organic chemical used primarily as an industrial solvent. TCE is a colorless or blue liquid with a sweet, chloroform-like odor. The most common use of TCE is to remove grease from fabricated metal parts and some textiles. It is also an ingredient… Learn More

Commercializing biotechnology? Constraints, constraints, constraints!

Biotechnology entrepreneurs are a varied lot. They may be wringing out a drug discovery process, or developing a medical device that will end up inside the human body, or perhaps creating robotics systems that speed up laboratory tasks. They have the same concerns as entrepreneurs everywhere – keeping expenses in check, retaining key personnel, attracting… Learn More

Controlling Harmful Fumes during Shoe Repair and Leather Refinishing

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 there were approximately 5,750 people employed in the Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers industry. During a typical day, these workers are exposed to a host of chemical vapors and particulate generated during the repair and refinishing process. Whether it is the rubber cement and… Learn More