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Coolant Mist and Your Health

Metal removal by machining and grinding creates friction and consequent heat. Excess heat can reduce tool life, affect surface finish and may affect finished dimensions due to thermal expansion of the parts being manufactured. In order to reduce friction and heat, coolants are frequently applied. These coolants or metal working fluids (MWF), are available in a number of formulations. These include: straight oils (such as petroleum oils), water-based fluids, which include soluble oils, and semisynthetic/synthetic…

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Success Story: How We Improved the Indoor Air Quality of a Customer’s Cigar Room

Everyone deserves to breathe in clean, fresh air, and at Air Quality Engineering, we work hard to ensure that our customers receive the most cost-effective, high-quality air cleaners and filtration systems that will meet their specific needs. Whether you’re considering an air cleaner for your home, an office, a welding workspace, or even a medical setting, we offer products for every environment. But don’t just take our word for it. One of our customers, Mike…

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International Manufacturing Technology Show 2022

Air Quality Engineering, Inc. is a longstanding exhibitor at IMTS, which brings together more than 100,000 industry professionals. This year, visitors to the AQE booth will have the opportunity to meet and greet the people involved in the daily activities of manufacturing and of selling our industrial air cleaning solutions. We want to have a conversation and answer your questions, person to person. Please visit Air Quality Engineering in booth #236349, 3rd Level, North Building…

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AQE’s New President, John Jacobs

Air Quality Engineering, Inc. is happy to announce John Jacobs as our new President. Mr. Jacobs joins us with extensive executive and leadership experience. He absolutely shares our core values of respect, customer focus, integrity, teamwork and wisdom applied and employs these values every day in decision making. Mr. Jacobs drives accountability and strategic focus in a firm but respectful way. This allows us to serve our customers and distributors as best as possible, even…

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Manganese Exposure In Welding: The Health Effects & Solution

Welding is both a labor-intensive and dangerous profession, and the health and safety of welders is a top priority. Although exposure to extreme heat is a major concern, so is the manganese in welding fumes, which can cause serious health effects if proper control measures aren’t taken. Read more about manganese exposure in welding and how you can reduce the risks and help improve workplace safety. What Is Manganese, and How Does It Get in…

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2022 AHR Expo

For those of you that are involved in the HVAC-R industry in any way, you’re likely aware that the 2022 AHR Expo will be held in person in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center, The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition brings together thousands of exhibitors and industry professionals in one place. Find out more at https://ahrexpo.com/. Dates for this year’s show are January 31st – February 2nd. Air Quality Engineering, Inc….

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Four Common Substances That Could Reduce Industrial Workplace Air Quality

Air in industrial workplaces is constantly being exposed to many substances. Many of these are not necessarily harmful for workers, but depending on the type of manufacturing and craft happening in the building they can indeed be very dangerous. What are four common substances that could reduce industrial workplace air quality? Let’s take a look. 1. Welding fumes Welding in any setting can produce a wide variety of harmful fumes. These fumes can affect the…

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Why Your Restaurant Needs a Pollution Control Unit

Depending on where your restaurant is located, you may be required to install a Pollution Control Unit (PCU), or grease exhaust scrubber, in order to meet local building codes and operate a commercial kitchen. These specially designed filtration units remove the grease, smoke and odors generated during the cooking process from the kitchen exhaust air stream, and reduce outdoor air pollution. Although PCUs are not required in all states and municipalities, many restaurant owners are…

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How To Prevent The Spread Of Viruses In An Office

Crowded spaces, such as offices, pose a high risk for spreading germs and infection. Not only do we touch hundreds of surfaces that others also touch in an office, but pathogens can easily spread from person-to-person when we cough or sneeze into the air. To create a safe and healthy workplace for workers and clients, office building employers, owners, managers and operation specialists can take the following steps. 5 Steps to Prevent the Spread of…

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Using Ionizer Air Purifiers to Clean the Air

Ionizer air purifiers are commonly used to clean the air and remove allergens and dust. However, unlike HEPA air purifiers, air ionizers don’t use fibers to trap pollutants, and they generally don’t use filters. So how do they work? Here, we explain the process of ionization and how it applies to cleaner air, as well as what to look for when buying an ionizer air cleaner. What is Ionization? Ionization is the process of charging…

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