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Solder Fume Extractor

Fume extractors are common practice in many workplaces nowadays. The DIY sector is lagging behind. Why continue exposing yourself to hazardous fumes during your soldering work? Although most soldering tin is lead-free(so you won't go crazy) nowadays, it contains generous amounts of soldering flux. Inhaling the fumes of burned flux can cause nosebleeds, respiratory problems, asthma, irritation of the eyes, sore throat and even permanent lung damage. Here is the solution for DIY people.

Movie of finished project: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNDWl0X-Fb0

Project files: https://bitbucket.org/sjoerdtimmer/fumefilter