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New fume extraction systems meet HSE welding requirements

16 March 2020

New from Wilkinson Star, F-Tech Fume technology range of high vacuum fume extraction systems and welding torches meets HSE welding requirements.

Welders and operatives can be exposed to welding fumes, grinding dust and oil mist in the working environment. It is therefore obligatory for employers to create safe and healthy working conditions for operatives by reducing these health risks.

The F-Tech Armur is a high vacuum dust extraction system offering a mobile solution to extract dust from manual welding and grinding processes. The Armur unit features a high performance German motor and a choice of 3m suction Armoflex or Armotech cantilever arm and a user-friendly digital panel with hour meter, clogged filter alarm. This unit offers E12 99.5% filter efficiency and comes with 5 year warranty on 110 and 230V models.

The F-Tech Pocket is a portable extraction unit designed to extract and filter fumes from welding processes, micro dust, vapours and odours. Weighing 20kg, it is a robust unit with a long handle suitable for site work and difficult-to-reach areas. It has a 2m hose fitted with a plastic extraction nozzle. The Pocket also has a filter efficiency of E12 99.5% and comes with a 2 year warranty. Additional features include an hourmeter, and it is available in 110 and 230V.

Wilkinson Star is sole importer of AER Service equipment, manufactured in Italy for the UK and Ireland.