Safety Products

The safety technology area has information for protecting workers directly with personal protection equipment and indirectly with interlocks, light curtains, machine guards, barriers, safety curtains, sensors, and ventilation systems.

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Drum brake provides failsafe safety for rope hoist users

May 24, 2016

EMH offers the SureStop™ drum brake, which serves as an optional failsafe safety device for the EMH Wire Rope Hoist, stopping loads when monitored parameters exceed safe operating condition limits. Overspeed, load-slip at standstill, and sheared shaft conditions are monitored continuously. The...

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Guide highlights standards for safety-related pneumatics

May 18, 2016

Aventics has published a manual titled Machine Safety Expertise for Pneumatics that covers key topics in the implementation of directives and standards for safety-related pneumatics using examples, circuit diagrams, and products. The 48-page guide covers topics such as international directives...

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LED communication system alerts employees when workers on other side of door

May 16, 2016

Rite-Hite has introduced LED Virtual Vision®. It allows workers to “see” through the door with red LEDs that indicate when another worker or object is approaching the door from the other side, helping to prevent collisions between forklifts and workers. The light communication system uses a...

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Flexible safety glasses available with lenses for cutting, brazing

May 9, 2016

ArcOne has introduced the 3000 series safety glasses. The flexible glasses provide full eye and side coverage. Lens colors vary from clear to mirrored; IR3 and IR5 lenses also are available for cutting and...

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Compact safety laser scanner offers 275-degree scanning angle

May 4, 2016

Sick Inc. has launched the microScan3 Core safety laser scanner. The compact unit has an 18-ft. range and 275-degree scanning angle for area and access guarding. It features patented safeHDDM™ (high-definition distance measurement) scanning technology that filters out dust and ambient light....

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Welding filter features viewing area of 9.1 sq. in.

May 3, 2016

ArcOne® has introduced the Optiva® O60V filter. It comes in two new helmet styles: Black and Gearbot. It features a filter viewing area of 9.1 sq. in. and four sensors. The filter has UV/IR protection and comes with two replaceable CR2450 Li...

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Flame-resistant head protection available

May 3, 2016

National Safety Apparel® offers a variety of flame-resistant and arc flash stocked head protection in an assortment of styles, fabrics, and protection levels. Arc flash balaclavas paired with goggles and/or faceshields offer an alternative to the traditional beekeeper’s-style hoods. These...

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Autodarkening helmets offer optical clarity in large viewing area

April 29, 2016

Weldcote Metals’ Ultraview and UltraviewPlus autodarkening helmets allow a wide range of colors to be viewable while in light mode, providing optical clarity in a large viewing area. Both helmets feature standard 4-1/2- by 5-1/4-in. cover lenses, four sensors, solar power with battery backup,...

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Welding helmet comes with four filter options

April 22, 2016

ArcOne® has introduced the ZigTig welding helmet as part of its Vision® series. The lightweight helmet provides full coverage and a sleek, modern design, the company reports. It comes with ComfaGear® II headgear and four filter options: iDF81, X81VX, X54V, and...

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Protective gloves include touchscreen capability

April 20, 2016

Ergodyne has released the ProFlex® Trades series gloves. Included are a mix of eight updated and six new models. The new models feature touchscreen capability, enhanced cut resistance, and improved abrasion resistance, the manufacturer says. Incorporated technologies include abrasion-resistant...

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Autodarkening filter offers 7-sq.-in. viewing area

April 12, 2016

ArcOne® has introduced the 4500V autodarkening filter. It has a light state of 4, dark state of 9-13, four sensors, and a 7-sq.-in. viewing area. The filter comes with a replaceable battery and fits in any of the company’s Carrera™ welding...

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Encoders simplify machine safety designs

April 4, 2016

Heidenhain offers Leine & Linde 850 shaft and 862 hollow-shaft encoders. This technology allows incremental encoders to be applied where safe operation of machinery is necessary without requiring a redundant encoder or secondary sensing device. The products are certified for SIL2/PLd, Category 3...

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Safety glove offers reinforced cut/abrasion protection with secure grip

March 29, 2016

Brass Knuckle® has introduced the SmartCut™ BKCR3520, an ANSI Cut Level 3 glove. Offering medium-level cut protection, the glove features a slip-resistant foam nitrile palm coating and a reinforced thumb crotch for abrasion resistance. The glove’s seamless shell is made of 15-ga....

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Extraction unit designed for removal of flammable dusts from laser processing

March 24, 2016

Ult AG has introduced the LAS 300.81-HFM054, an ATEX-certified extraction and filtration unit with H-class filtration that is suitable for the removal of combustible dusts. The unit has been developed for extraction and filtration of dry dusts that occur during laser cutting, engraving, and...

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High-visibility safety apparel designed to stay looking clean

March 22, 2016

Ergodyne has introduced six new GloWear® Hi-Vis garments with black accents on the front or bottom to make dirt and grime less noticeable in high-wear areas. The black accents are available on the 8289BK Type R Class 2 black front T-shirt, 8291BK Type R Class 2 black front long-sleeve...

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