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  • The Dangers of ABS Filament Fumes

    The Dangers of ABS Filament Fumes

    What is ABS filament? ABS, also known as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, is a thermoplastic filament that allows you to print durable 3D parts that... Read more
  • The Dangers Of Formaldehyde Fumes

    The Dangers Of Formaldehyde Fumes

    What is formaldehyde fumes? Formaldehyde is a colourless, flammable and highly toxic chemical with a strong odour. It is  mainly used in the pro... Read more
  • The Dangers Of Silica Dust

    The Dangers Of Silica Dust

    What Is Silica Dust? Silica dust, otherwise known as crystalline silica, is a substance that can be found in various types of rock, stone, clay, grav... Read more
  • Are Nylon Filament Fumes Harmful?

    Are Nylon Filament Fumes Harmful?

    What are nylon filament fumes? Nylon is most commonly used in industrial 3D printing, usually associated with plastics, though it can also be fo... Read more
  • End of Year Statement 2023

    End of Year Statement 2023

    To The End of 2023 With over three decades of manufacturing high quality and effective fume extraction systems under our belt, we are pleased to anno... Read more
  • Are Styrene Fumes Harmful?

    Are Styrene Fumes Harmful?

    What Are Styrene Fumes? Styrene (C6H5CHCH2) is primarily a flammable, synthetic chemical. It is a colourless to yellow liquid that evaporates easily... Read more
  • The Dangers Of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Fumes

    The Dangers Of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Fumes

    What Is Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)? Vinyl chloride is a highly flammable colourless gas. It is produced industrially for commercial uses as it does not... Read more
  • How To Measure Indoor Air Quality

    How To Measure Indoor Air Quality

    Indoor air quality refers to the air pollution inside homes, offices or buildings. It is a mixture of pollutants that are generated from bui... Read more
  • The Dangers Of Zinc Oxide Fumes

    The Dangers Of Zinc Oxide Fumes

    What are zinc oxide fumes? Zinc oxide fumes are fine, dry, odourless particles that are often white or yellowish in colour. They are formed when zinc... Read more
  • The Dangers of Acrylic Dust & Fumes

    The Dangers of Acrylic Dust & Fumes

    What are acrylic dust & fumes? There are many industries that create acrylic dust and fumes, though the most common include the laser cuttin... Read more
  • What Is A HEPA Filter?

    What Is A HEPA Filter?

    A HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter is a type of air filter that meets the HEPA filter standard of removing at least 99.97% of particles f... Read more
  • The Dangers Of Soldering Fumes

    The Dangers Of Soldering Fumes

    What is soldering? Soldering refers to the process of joining different types of metals together using a filler metal known as solder. The purpose of... Read more
  • How Much Exposure To Wood Dust Is Dangerous?

    How Much Exposure To Wood Dust Is Dangerous?

    While wood dust might seem harmless, it can cause serious health problems if inhaled. In recent years HSE has updated it’s EH40 Workplace Exposu... Read more
  • The Dangers Of Conformal Coating Fumes

    The Dangers Of Conformal Coating Fumes

    What is conformal coating? Conformal coating is a thin film made up of a polymeric substance that is applied to a printed circuit board (PCB). This i... Read more
  • How To Train Your Employees On The Proper Use LEV Systems

    How To Train Your Employees On The Proper Use LEV Systems

    No matter the industry you work in, if you require a fume extraction system, it’s important that all of your employees are trained on the proper... Read more
  • New Business Development Manager Dave Taylor Joins Purex

    New Business Development Manager Dave Taylor Joins Purex

    Dave Taylor Business Development Manager for LEV and Service We’re delighted to be able to welcome Business Development Manager for LEV and Ser... Read more
  • What Are The Dangers Of Hydrochloric Acid Fumes?

    What Are The Dangers Of Hydrochloric Acid Fumes?

    What is Hydrochloric Acid? Hydrochloric Acid is a colourless or yellow liquid that is an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride. It has a distinctivel... Read more
  • What Are Ultrafine Particles?

    What Are Ultrafine Particles?

    What are ultrafine particles and how are they produced? Ultrafine particles are small particles that are undetectable to the human eye. Over a t... Read more
  • Purex Exhibit At Laser World Of Photonics 2023

    Purex Exhibit At Laser World Of Photonics 2023

    We’re excited to announce that Purex is planning to exhibit at the 26th Laser World of Photonics this year, held at the Center Messe in Mun... Read more
  • Why Is Fume Extraction Maintenance Important?

    Why Is Fume Extraction Maintenance Important?

    Why is fume extraction maintenance important? Fume extraction maintenance is important for a number of reasons. The primary function of an LEV extrac... Read more
  • How To Maintain Your Fume Extraction System

    How To Maintain Your Fume Extraction System

    Extraction systems are designed to remove airborne contaminants such as fumes, particles and odours from different environments. As the extraction uni... Read more
  • A Complete Guide To HSG258 Compliance

    A Complete Guide To HSG258 Compliance

    This guide will explain everything you need to know about HSG258 compliance. You’ll learn what HSG258 guidelines are and what the risks are if y... Read more
  • What’s The Difference Between Local Exhaust Ventilation And General Ventilation?

    What’s The Difference Between Local Exhaust Ventilation And General Ventilation?

    Improper ventilation in the workplace can affect a number of businesses and employees across the UK which, if not properly extracted, can lead to a nu... Read more
  • What Are The Different Types Of Ventilation?

    What Are The Different Types Of Ventilation?

    As a business owner or administrator for a company, you may already know that your workplace building needs some type of ventilation. Ventilation... Read more