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Publication Date: 10/1/2011
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Purex Develops New Fume Extraction System
Fume extraction system.
Rotherham, UK — Purex International has introduced a new fume extraction machine to protect workers from exposure to hazardous solder fumes. When soldering without effective control, solder flux fumes are likely to enter the breathing zone of the solderer, which can lead to the development of occupational asthma, long term carcinogenic diseases, damage and irritation to the respiratory tract, and other serious complaints.

The new, compact "FumeSafe" fume extraction unit can protect workers by extracting solder fumes from the tips of up to 15 soldering irons without cooling the tips. The FumeSafe is precision-made from stainless steel and incorporates a powerful auto sensing dual voltage blower (230V to 120V) enabling worldwide usage.

An activated carbon filter is used to remove harmful gases from the solder flux fumes, along with a sub-micronic (HEPA) filter which removes 99.997 percent of particles down to 0.3µ before clean air is returned to the workplace.

Key features of the FumeSafe include speed control, low capital and running costs, simple installation, filter blocked alarm and LED, and quick change pre-filters to deliver longer filter life.

Other advantages include the fact that the machine is quiet in operation and easy to relocate. The unit is also supplied with three iron kits and pipework.

Contact: Purex International Ltd., Purex House, Farfield Park, Manvers S63 5DB Rotherham, UK +44 1709-763000 fax: +44 1709-763001 E-Mail: purex@purex.co.uk Web:

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