Working group Entstaubungstechnik (Dust Removal Technology)
The Dust Removal Technology working group consists of managing directors or engineering directors from largely medium-sized companies and focuses on technical discussions.
Working group Aerosole (Aerosols)
20.11.2014 The manufacturing companies of the working group Aerosols offer extraction systems and devices for various industrial processes where aerosols are released and have to be separated for purposes of health and environmental protection.
Fire Protection working group
24.08.2016 VDMA's Fire Protection working group was founded in spring 2015 through a merger with the Vereinigung Verantwortungsvoller Brand- und Rauchschutz e.V. (Association for Responsible Fire and Smoke Protection, VVBR), to allow the issues of fire protection and smoke extraction to be worked on better and in a more targeted way.
Smoke Extraction working group
07.09.2016 The Smoke Extraction working group brings together all experts in the field of smoke extraction under the umbrella of the VDMA and gathers information on the significance of mechanical smoke and heat extraction systems for fast smoke extraction in the case of fire, from the point of view of protecting persons.
Smoke Extraction expert group
The Smoke Extraction expert group is made up of leading experts from the field of smoke removal and worked together to compile VDMA's framework paper on smoke extraction (safety in buildings and infrastructural facilities – smoke extraction framework paper – supporting measures for self-rescue and rescue of others, extinguishing measures, physical and environmental protection).
Manager discussion group on the topic of prevention of air pollution
The Manager discussion group on Air Pollution Control offers managing directors twice a year the opportunity to exchange experiences and discuss current shared topics.
An overview of filter classes in air conditioning and dust extraction technology. This air filter information is a joint product provided by the Air Conditioning and Ventilation Technology and Air Pollution Control specialist departments.
Smoke-free welding – Detection, extraction and filtering. Guidelines for mobile and stationary systems. Revised 6th edition published in December 2012.
In its Information Sheet No. 5, the VDMA Smoke Extraction working group has put together important information on the topic of “Electricity supply in safety-related systems – Mechanical smoke extraction systems”. The new publication is also available as a printed version.
This paper describes the various requirements for smoke extraction and measures for rescuing oneself and others, as well as for extinguishing the fire and protecting property.