The production and recycling of electronics and electrical equipment can produce a large number of potentially harmful fumes during processes including moulding, soldering and printing. These fumes include Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Carbon Monoxide and various acidic fumes that can attack the lungs. Exposure to these fumes can lead to long term health problems for those affected: These health risks can include cancers, occupational asthma and other long term illnesses. Employers can also face stiff penalties from industry regulators in addition to high costs for settling claims made by those affected by exposure.


Mechon offer a range of design solutions to provide extraction and treatment of fumes within the electronics industry. We look at the way that equipment is currently utilised and how the processes of each business that we deal with are optimised to deliver bespoke and innovative solutions. Our aim is always to achieve the dual requirements of having the best extraction and treatment solution whilst simultaneously having a beneficial effect on the productivity and ease of performing each process. By tailoring our solutions to individual circumstances and working closely with our customers we delivery truly enhanced environments.