On MIG torch welding fume extraction is widely regarded as the most efficient way to capture welding fume at source.
With HSE's 2019 bulletin focusing around the need to adequately control welding fume using LEV, on torch sales have increased exponentially. Foster Industrial can advise on the best on MIG torch solution for your business, according to the level of fume created & the number of operatives.
MIG torch partner, Binzel supplies a number of air & water cooled options which couple to light to heavy duty weld fume filter systems, from the robust Foster Prem-X-200W3 to the heavy duty Foster Works X-300 and the Kemper Vacufil 500 high vacuum system, capable of connecting up to four fabricators.
Here's overview of our your on-torch extraction options:-
Light duty application
The Kemper Minifil is a great entry level on torch option & fitted with Binzel RAB 25AK MIG torch. A W3 compliant unit with contamination free filter change & incorporating a start/stop function.
Medium duty application
The Foster Prem-X-200-W3 supplied with a Binzel RAB grip MIG gun is W3 compliant, has an auto on/off function, integrated manual cleaning with compressed air & acoustic alarm. A compact design & weight of only 23 kilos, aids portability.
High volume application
The Foster Works X-300 range was designed specifically for heavy duty MIG welding applications. As enforcement tightens around welding fume capture, so will the need to capture the maximum amount of fume possible with on gun extraction. Top end extractor flow rates & high efficiency MIG torches will come increasingly into focus in the future.
The Foster Works is available in two models, the Foster Works X300 Twin which has two high powered motors to aid maximum extraction & the X-300A, a single motor unit, fitted with an auto on/off feature. Both units are W3 compliant & fitted with a high efficiency M class main filter and a HEPA filter with activated carbon, removing gas & ozone fumes.
Both X-300 models couple to a top specification Binzel RAB HE(high efficiency) MIG torch, which is available in both air & water cooled versions.