Welding - Fumes And Gases

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Welding fumes are a complex mixture of metallic oxides, silicates and fluorides. Fumes are formed when a metal is heated above its boiling point and its vapours condense into very fine, particles (solid particulates). Welding fumes generally contain particles from the electrode and the material being welded.

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Original Article Source Credits:   CCOHS , https://www.ccohs.ca/

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Original Article Posted on:  October 3, 2016

Link to Original Article:  https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/safety_haz/welding/fumes.html

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