New Prism Compact Air Filtration System is UL Listed and FM Approved

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in indoor and outdoor configurations that is ideal for welding and cutting applications
  • Enables operator to connect power, compressed air and duct sensor for fan speed control functions
  • Features intelligent fan control technology that helps maximize fume extraction, conserve energy and extend equipment life

Original Press Release:

Lincoln Electric Announces the Prism Compact Air Filtration System

Less noise, lower costs and maximum results for welding and cutting applications

Cleveland – Lincoln Electric announces the newest system to the Prism® series—the Prism® Compact air filtration system for welding and cutting applications. The Prism Compact system introduces a compact design and quiet operation, while delivering quick and easy installation and maintenance to help promote a safe and healthy work environment.

The Prism Compact’s design enables the user to position the unit directly next to a cutting table or robotic cell. Available in indoor and outdoor configurations, the system sits at a lower height configuration to fit comfortably and efficiently into smaller spaces.

Additionally, the system ships without a pallet and assembles without the need for a crane. Lincoln Electric’s Smart Connect™ technology produces quick and seamless wire connections. The circuitry enables the operator to connect a variety of functions: power, compressed air and duct sensor for fan speed control.

The Prism Compact operates quietly, thanks to a silencer and sound deadening materials that dramatically reduce airflow noise. The variable frequency drive (VFD) adjusts fan speed and extraction airflow to the volume of air moving through the system in a given application, while intelligent fan control technology helps maximize fume extraction, conserve energy and extend equipment life.

Maintenance is simple with the Prism Compact. The unit’s automatic cleaning process is initiated once the pre-set pressure differential has been reached. The vertical filter orientation allows for easier and more efficient cleaning, and particulate matter is collected in a 20-gallon dustbin.

Lastly, a UL-listed and FM-approved Prism Thermal Suppression system is available with the Prism Compact, as well as an integrated spark arrestor for added safety. Both of these features are optional but highly recommended by Lincoln Electric, especially for applications that include oily or stamped parts.

For more information about Lincoln Electric’s new Prism Compact, visit

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric has 60 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries, and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 150 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the company’s website at

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Janel Hlebak – or 216.696.0229
Greg Coleman – or 216.383.2462

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