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zinc fumes

updated sat 9 jun 12


Mike Gordon on fri 8 jun 12

I used to work in a bronze foundry and occasionally we would pour
yellow brass, and occasionally it would over heat, Zinc Fumes pouring
out of the furnace. We called it the Zinc Blues. There was a
galvanizing shop across the street from us and once in a while they
would get their batch too hot & the place would fill up with Zinc
smoke, people would come pouring out of the place until it cleared up &
they could go back to work. Pay attention to what you are doing at all
times. Mike Gordon