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Fume Extractors For Spray Booths 

Spray booths generate fumes that can contain a range of potentially harmful substances. The composition of these fumes can vary based on the materials being sprayed, often including volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and particulates from the paint or coating material. While personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential, the fumes could incorporate a variety of gases such as Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, Methane, Natural Gas, Kerosene, and Helium. Purex LEV department can provide high quality safety measures and ensure a healthier working environment. 

Spray booths are essential in many industries, including automotive, furniture, and manufacturing, for applying paint, coatings, and other finishes. However, they present several hazards that must be managed to ensure the safety of workers and compliance with health and safety regulations.

Typical applications

Spray coating

Spray coating is the most efficient and effective way to finish a wide variety of manufactured products. However, this approach to finishing also increases exposure to airborne fumes and particles, which can be highly toxic when inhaled. Common VOCs found in spray paints include Acetone, Xylene and Toluene. All of which can all cause respiratory irritation, nausea, headaches – and under extreme circumstance – can even effect the central nervous system, liver and kidneys.

Aircraft finishing

Spray booths play a vital role within the aerospace industry, as ensuring all aircrafts are properly coated and cured requires consistent, quality airflow on a large scale. However, it’s equally as important to provide an additional layer of safety for operators who are exposed to toxic paint fumes and molecules within these confined spaces.

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