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Emergency-stop assembly prevents machine operator injuries

March 23, 2017

Rockford Systems LLC has introduced a new cable and push-button emergency-stop assembly featuring cam operation for fast, positive stopping of metalworking machines without the risk of tripping caused by vibrations. The CLM510 assembly also serves as an awareness barrier on the back side of shears...

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Personalization options added to protective eyewear

March 6, 2017

3M™ Personal Safety Division has introduced the SecureFit™ protective eyewear 600 series. Features include Scotchgard™ antifog coating, an antiscratch coating, photochromic lenses that darken when exposed to UV light outdoors and lighten again indoors, polarized lenses to reduce reflective...

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Personal unit delivers OSHA-compliant grade D breathable air

February 27, 2017

Martech Services Co. offers the model P-20 personal air breathing unit. According to the company, when the unit is used with the existing filtered compressed air supply, it provides grade D breathable air for a proper NIOSH-approved respirator. With the provided 54-in. tool air hose assembly, it...

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Helmets engineered for improved wearability

February 21, 2017

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new T94 series welding helmets, designed to help improve operator comfort and visibility.The helmets have a chiseled shell design that provides optimal skin coverage and accommodates half-mask respirators. The aluminum heat shield and silver shell reflect...

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Autodarkening welding filter introduced

January 23, 2017

ArcOne offers the new X540V autodarkening welding filter. It has a light shade of 4, dark shade of 9 to 13, and TIG rating of 10.Features include grind and delay, four sensors, and an Xtreme® viewing area of 12.6 in. The filter pairs with any of the manufacturer’s Vision® welding...

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Safety eyewear designed for female workers

January 18, 2017

Ergodyne has added Erda safety glasses to its Skullerz® eyewear line. The large-frame glasses are designed for female workers, with a slightly softer, more rounded frame and sleek temples that will not snag in longer hair.The eyewear meets ANSI, CSA, and MIL-PRF ballistic impact requirements. Lens...

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Lightweight welding helmet covers numerous applications

January 4, 2017

The Translas Force 300 fully automatic welding helmet, available in the U.S. from RoboVent, covers applications from SMAW and GMAW to low-amperage GTAW and grinding. The lightweight helmet is available for private...

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Welding helmet is infinitely adjustable with five contact points

December 15, 2016

ESAB has introduced the Sentinel™ A50 automatic welding helmet. It features Halo™ infinitely adjustable five-point headgear, a 4- by 2.4-in. viewing area, an externally activated grind button, a color touchscreen control panel, and a front-loading convex cover lens that comes in different color...

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Extraction system protects employees against fine dust while cutting

December 8, 2016

Kemper offers the PlasmaFil Compact extraction system for combustion and plasma cutting applications. The stand-alone system features integrated plate filter technology for long service life. Individual filter elements are prevented from sticking. The entire filter area always is available when...

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Gel knee pads designed for static and mobile kneeling applications

November 2, 2016

Ergodyne has released the new ProFlex® gel knee pads. They are available in short, long, extra-long, and round styles. The updated pads offers two different gel technologies that are suitable for either static or mobile kneeling applications. Lightweight gel technology and EVA foam in the 347,...

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Single-hose breathable air system works with compressed air supply

October 13, 2016

The Quality Air Breathing System model 50 SL, manufactured by Martech Services Co., works with the existing compressed air supply to provide grade D breathable air for a NIOSH-approved respirator. With the provided 54-in. tool air hose, it can supply air for a spray gun. The system is available...

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Autodarkening helmet features blue-optical coating technology for clarity

October 6, 2016

Weldcote Metals offers the UltraviewPlus autodarkening helmet. High-definition true-color filter optics allow the user to see the full spectrum of colors. Blue-optical coating technology provides optical clarity in a 12.93-sq.-in. viewing area.The helmet uses standard 4-1/2- by 5-1/4-in. cover...

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Grinding visor offers large viewing area

October 3, 2016

ArcOne’s new AirShield® full-coverage grinding visor features high durability, a large viewing area, sturdy headgear, and quick visor installation and removal. The visor can be used with the company’s Vision® and Carrera™ welding helmets, with optional...

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Secondary locking mechanism increases toggle clamp safety

October 3, 2016

DESTACO® has added Toggle-Lock Plus® technology to its 5000 series manual toggle clamps to help provide increased safety for heavy-duty applications. This secondary locking mechanism is suitable for applications with high safety requirements, such as grinding, welding, assembly, machining, and...

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Welding jacket combines flame resistance with breathability

September 7, 2016

Magid® has expanded its clothing line to include a flame-resistant welding jacket. It features Aramax® fabric sleeves for ANSI Cut Level 4 protection and a breathable mesh back panel to help prevent heat exhaustion. The flame-resistant mesh material provides protection while allowing body heat to...

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