Shutterstock Licensed Photo – By VectorSpace06 | stock vector ID: 1812015112 There are a lot of business practices that can have a harmful impact on the environment. The good news is that are a lot of ways that businesses can reduce their environmental footprint to become better stewards of the planet. One business practice that can be environmentally harmful is welding. The good news is that there are ways that welders can help reduce the consequences of their actions. Creating a More Environmentally Friendly Welding Practice Welding is a common process where two or more materials, usually metals, are fused together. It’s a common process in many different industries, including construction, manufacturing, mining, electronics, aerospace, shipyards, art and more. There are over 400,000 welders employed in the USA and there are many more hobby welders. There are many different types of welding processes that are chosen for different applications in different environments, including indoor and outdoor, and with gas or without gas. These different welding processes have consequences on the environment as welding can often cause air pollution. Some of the outputs from welding processes are welding fumes, radiation, UV light, flames and welding gas mixtures. Welding fumes largely […]


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