In a compelling exchange at the Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show, we spoke with Jim Logan, Sales Director of FumeVac—a product line owned by Hastings Air Energy Control Company. Jim brings over 35 years of experience in the welding industry, transitioning from creating smoke to mastering its efficient extraction. Our conversation delved into the nuances of the FumeVac system, including its components like the ErgoMax MIG Gun, the ErgoBoom, and the innovative high vacuum unit for welding fume extraction. Jim’s insights into this state-of-the-art system, coupled with his knowledge of robotic applications and welder safety concerns, offer a detailed perspective on modern welding technology and workplace health.
This episode showcases the ErgoMax MIG Gun. Subsequent episodes will explore the entire FumeVac system and it’s health and safety benefits.