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Materials used by metal fabrication and finishing businesses

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Good practice

There are few environmental impacts associated with small scale welding operations.

Check whether your welding rods have a hazard label on the packaging; adhere to directions for use and disposal.

Use a supplier who will take back empty packing and cylinders for reuse. This may reduce your waste disposal costs.

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