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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Autodarkening helmet line rated value 1

August 4, 2015

Kemper GmbH has introduced the autodark® series of welding helmets comprising the professional 760 model, the basic 560i/560x, and advanced models 660i and 660x. The 760 has a 3.8-in. by 2.7-in. range of vision and has achieved value 1 in terms of optical quality, light diffusion,...

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Breathable air from your existing air compressor

July 30, 2015

Martech Services Co. offers its Quality Air Breathing Systems to help users comply with the OSHA requirements for grade D breathable air. When placed near the point of use, the system works with the existing compressed air supply. The four-stage filtration filters the air, and the on-board...

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Trapped key interlocks prevent lockout/tagout circumvention

July 20, 2015

KIRK® trapped key interlocks enhance lockout/tagout to help ensure energy-isolation procedures cannot be circumvented. A written lockout/tagout procedure is used to document the steps to isolate the hazardous energy source. The trapped key interlocks can aid in isolating the energy source, and the...

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Device tests flashback arresters

July 6, 2015

Witt-Gasetechnik offers stainless steel FBA testing device 722 for testing gas system flashback arresters and gas nonreturn valves up to the DN50 flange size. The device performs four different tests: leak-tightness, safety against reverse gas flow, functionality of the pressure-controlled...

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Camo patterns added to eyewear series

June 30, 2015

Ergodyne has announced the availability of two new Kryptek® camo patterns to its Skullerz® eyewear series. The Highlander™ camo pattern is available on the Odin and Dagr safety glasses. The Typhon™ camo pattern is available on the Thor safety...

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PAPR system added to ADF welding helmet

June 26, 2015

The e3000 PAPR system from Optrel Inc. now is available with its e684 welding helmet with autodarkening filter (ADF). The helmet features Adaptive Shade Autopilot technology, which automatically adjusts the ADF to the appropriate shade level between 5 and 13 during welding. As the intensity of...

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Stretchy glove protects against very sharp parts

June 15, 2015

Taste Intl.’s Aquila® DPU325 protective glove offers soft, stretchy EN420/EN388 cut 3 level personal protection for handling ultrafine sharp parts. The lightweight glove has a polyurethane coating that provides flexibility and softness through multiple washings. It is made of Alkimos® yarn,...

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Light curtain meets worldwide safety standards

June 8, 2015

Omron Automation and Safety has introduced the F3SG-4RA series light curtain. According to the manufacturer, the unit meets safety standards throughout the world to protect either fingers or hands and arms. The IP67 wash-down-rated light curtain is supported by 24-hour, multilanguage, online...

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Welding helmets offer largest viewing area in industry

June 8, 2015

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the Digital Infinity™ series welding helmets. According to the manufacturer, the helmet’s 13.4-sq.-in. viewing area with widescreen format is the largest in the industry. New headgear with an oversized comfort cushion provides adjustability, settings,...

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Filtration system provides breathable air for spraying waterborne paints

June 5, 2015

Martech Services Co. offers the model 50-WB filtration system, designed to work with an existing compressed air source to filter and monitor the compressed air for grade D breathable air. It also provides ultraclean and ultradry air for use in spraying waterborne or solvent-based paints. The...

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Hearing protector fit-test system measures earplug effectiveness

June 4, 2015

3M Hearing Protection Solutions has introduced the E-A-Rfit dual-ear validation system. The hearing protector fit-test system measures the effectiveness of earplugs and earmuffs, providing quantitative results for both ears simultaneously. In less than 3 sec., the system measures seven standard...

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Rug absorbs oil to prevent slips, falls

June 4, 2015

The new Oil Eater Tuff Rug from Kafko Intl. is designed to prevent slips and falls by quickly absorbing oil leaks, dirt, and grime in forklift aisles, around equipment, and in high-traffic areas in manufacturing plants and warehouses. Made of 100 percent recycled materials, the rug is...

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Polyurethane-coated glove delivers cut 5 level protection

June 2, 2015

The new DPU115 glove from Aquila® offers cut 5 level personal protection with a flexible polyurethane coating, making it supple and sensitive for use in dexterous handling of small components and assemblies. The Alkimos® spiral-wound yarn offers a close fit with a high level of detail finish....

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Safety eyewear protects wearer from laser light

May 18, 2015

Laservision USA offers F29 laser safety eyewear. The eyewear is available in two polycarbonate laser safety filter styles: P1M01 for UV, IR, and CO2 lasers; and P5H01 for UV, IR, and diode lasers. Features include lightweight construction, a wraparound design for improved field of view,...

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Cooling vests maintain 58 degrees F for four hours

May 8, 2015

Ergodyne has added three new cooling vests to its Chill-Its® phase change series. They offer a honeycomb cooling pack design for flexibility and a short, wide design for improved mobility for wearers. The adjustable hook-and-loop closure on the shoulders and waist allows for a customizable fit....

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