The Need for Fume Extraction

Many industrial processes can generate harmful dust and fume. Any operation where a material is cut, marked, heated, burned or physically altered in any way has the potential to produce harmful materials.

Some common hazards are:

  • Solder fume
  • Welding fume
  • Laser fume from plastics, metals, wood etc.
  • Respirable dust
  • Solvents
  • 3D Printing
  • and many more…

Many types of dust and fume created by these applications are hazardous to health if inhaled. They can also cause damage and problems to the process they are being used on.

That’s why we at Purex have a solution for all your needs.

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Local Exhaust Ventilation Benefits


Removes harmful fumes and returns clean air.


No building improvement cost and reduced utility expense.


The only way to eradicate harmful fumes


May prohibit exhausting harmful fumes.


Purex units are portable and easy to move.

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