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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Dust collectors for metalworking, mining handle airflows of 5,000 to 50,000 CFM

May 31, 2011

Donaldson Co. Inc. has introduced the VH series of Torit® brand PowerCore® dust collectors for applications with abrasive dust in the metalworking and mining markets. The collectors are designed to use up to 70 percent less floor space than some baghouses and cartridge collectors. No confined...

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Autodarkening welding helmet features self-contained personal respirator - TheFabricator.com

Autodarkening welding helmet features self-contained personal respirator

May 16, 2011

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has added the heavy-duty Titanium 9400i autodarkening welding helmet to its Arc Armor® powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) line. The PAPR units are self-contained personal respirators designed to protect the welder from hazardous welding fumes found in some...

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Autodarkening filter offers one-touch mode adjustment - TheFabricator.com

Autodarkening filter offers one-touch mode adjustment

April 25, 2011

Kimberly-Clark Professional has introduced the Jackson Safety W60 TrueSight, a new autodarkening filter (ADF) for welders that offers one-touch mode adjustment, intuitive digital controls, and improved visibility. According to the company, the ADF is the only one on the market with separate...

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GTAW glove features glide patch - TheFabricator.com

GTAW glove features glide patch

April 18, 2011

John Tillman Co. has introduced the 1338 GTAW glove, made from abrasion-resistant top-grain goatskin. It features a glide patch that protects the side of the glove and eases movement when dragging a gun. The straight thumb aids gripping on the gun, while a reinforced thumb strap adds strength....

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Safety mat customizable for irregular angles, contours, notches, or wiring locations - TheFabricator.com

Safety mat customizable for irregular angles, contours, notches, or wiring locations

April 12, 2011

The NSD pressure-sensitive safety mat from Pinnacle Systems Inc. can be customized for irregular angles, contours, notches, or wiring locations. The maximum size of a single mat is 72 in. wide by 144 in. long. The safety mat system combines features to surpass domestic and international safety...

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Slim safety door switches designed to fit in skinny spaces subject to water washdown cleaning - TheFabricator.com

Slim safety door switches designed to fit in skinny spaces subject to water washdown cleaning

April 5, 2011

Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. has introduced D4GS-N slim safety door switches. Measuring 0.67 in. wide and featuring IP67 protection, the tongue-actuated unit is designed to fit in skinny spaces subject to water washdown cleaning. A reversible design enables either front or rear mounting,...

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Industrial welding gloves available in multiple types, grades of leather for different applications - TheFabricator.com

Industrial welding gloves available in multiple types, grades of leather for different applications

April 4, 2011

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has added a new line of industrial gloves to its Arc Armor™ welding protection products. The gloves are designed to endure long-term, repetitive abuse while providing comfort and dexterity, the company reports. Glove design is segmented into three categories:...

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Safety relief valve venting enables functional testing at any time

March 21, 2011

Witt-Gasetechnik has developed a venting function for safety relief valves. The SV805 A enables functional tests of installed Witt safety relief valves at any time. The relief valve with a straight design has been developed for venting with a connected blowoff pipe. Rather than being emitted into...

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Oil mist collection system designed for high-demand environments - TheFabricator.com

Oil mist collection system designed for high-demand environments

March 21, 2011

RoboVent's Oil Mist series collection systems capture oil mist, filter it, and return clean air to the plant. The collectors are designed for use in high-demand environments, the company...

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Electrically interlocked shields available for small to large drill presses, similar machines - TheFabricator.com

Electrically interlocked shields available for small to large drill presses, similar machines

March 21, 2011

Rockford Systems Inc. has introduced a new line of electrically interlocked, heavy-duty drill shields. They are available for small to large drill presses and similar machines. When the shield is swung out of position, the positive contacts on the microswitch open, sending a stop signal to the...

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Stainless steel/polyester reinforced knit glove protects against cuts, abrasions, slips

March 7, 2011

Showa Best Glove offers the 250 Aegis KVS4 stainless steel/polyester reinforced aramid knit glove with sponge nitrile coating. The glove features a coated palm, elasticated cuff, seamless knit, and lightly pebbled finish. Made of Kevlar® fiber, the glove does not contain silicones. It is designed...

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Welding helmets feature continuously adjustable autodarkening filter - TheFabricator.com

Welding helmets feature continuously adjustable autodarkening filter

February 22, 2011

The Fronius Fazor 1000 welding helmet features a continuously adjustable autodarkening filter (9-13) and a switching time (bright to dark) of 0.22 ms. Sensitivity can be adjusted between active and inactive. The helmet weighs 1.3 lbs. and features an adjustable headband for proper...

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Welding helmet cooling accessories designed to reduce heat stress - TheFabricator.com

Welding helmet cooling accessories designed to reduce heat stress

January 10, 2011

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has extended its Arc Armor™ line of welding protection products with the release of two new welding helmet cooling accessories designed to reduce heat stress. The CoolBand™ is an integrated headgear cooling system that reduces the temperature under the hood...

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Beam manipulator helps keep welders safe while working on beams - TheFabricator.com

Beam manipulator helps keep welders safe while working on beams

December 6, 2010

SMS Inc. has developed the Rimco Rotator for keeping welders safe while working on beams. It comprises a pair of clamshell wheels that mount and lock around the ends of a beam. The wheels sit in motorized rotator bases that can be fixed to the shop floor, mounted on rails, or left freestanding...

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Personal protection clothing line introduced

November 29, 2010

Lincoln has introduced a new personal protection clothing line, Red Line™ welding apparel. The line includes five types of welding gloves: premium leather GMAW/SMAW, traditional GMAW/SMAW, leather GTAW, heat-resistant, and full-leather Steel Worker™. Four jacket options protect the arms and...

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