When it comes to welding, choosing the right machine for the job is just as important as technique. The type of welder you purchase should be suited to the specific functions you need it for, because there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” welding machine. Weighing the pros and cons of … Continue reading How to select a welding machine
With so many electrodes on the market, selecting the right one for the job can be challenging. Choosing poorly can result in increased spatter levels, cracking and an overall problematic welding technique.
In early 2017, welding fume was reclassified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classification Group 2B (possibly carcinogenic to humans) to Group 1 (Carcinogenic to humans). This change was primarily associated with the effects of UV exposure on the skin and eyes, for lung cancers and limited evidence for kidney cancer from … Continue reading Welding fume: now classified as carcinogenic to humans
Many companies are upgrading to fleet management systems, which are wirelessly linked to computers on board their vehicles, giving them visibility into the minute-by-minute status of equipment and vehicles. This whitepaper explains how onboard computers can present operators with the information and alerts they need to get their job done safely and efficiently. To download … Continue reading Rugged in-vehicle computers: the answer to industry challenges
The impact of the mining industry on the environment has become a major focus for many organisations. Businesses are now looking for initiatives that allow them to limit the damage to their surroundings and the environment at large. In today’s competitive market, it has also become increasingly important for organisations to introduce solutions that are … Continue reading Walkways: a safer, cheaper and more environmentally friendly solution for remote mining