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Master of optics

Kristina Magnusson has long been fascinated by optics. And for the past 25 years, she has been applying this interest to helping improve the safety, quality and visual performance of 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmets. A Senior Optics Specialist with 3M, Kristina Magnusson found her calling when she was still at school. “I wasn’t really interested … Continue reading Master of optics

Top Health Hazards Facing Welders

Fast facts: 40-50 welders are hospitalised every year with pneumonia caused by welding fume 2 of these welders die every year 9 welders every year suffer from work-related asthma problems that lead them to claim benefits Stainless steel fume contains harmful chromium oxide (Cr₂O₃) and nickel oxide (NiO) Welding fume is classified as potentially carcinogenic … Continue reading Top Health Hazards Facing Welders