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Sellstrom Mfg. names director of business development

January 9, 2013

Sellstrom Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of personal protective equipment in Schaumburg, Ill., has appointed Chris Gill as the new director of business development. Gill has extensive manufacturing and distribution experience, as well as account management and market research awareness. Gill previously...

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Sellstrom Mfg. launches two new websites

January 7, 2013

Sellstrom Mfg. Co. has completed a new company website at and a subsidiary site at The sites present products and services offered by the company through its Safeguard and RTC divisions. Sellstrom Mfg. Co. offers personal protective equipment, from goggles...

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Steel lathe chuck shield protects workers from flying chips

January 7, 2013

Danray Products LLC offers a heavy-duty steel lathe chuck shield designed for lathes and similar machines. It provides a safeguard between people and point-of-operation or rotating hazards and protects individuals from flying chips, sparks, coolant, lubricant, and other particles. The shield...

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Spark separator helps prevent welding filter fires

January 7, 2013

Kemper America has introduced the Spark Trap separator, designed to prevent filter fires and extend the life of welding exhaust filters. The system's swirling air design accelerates exhaust gases and sparks up to 100 MPH, separating sparks and larger glowing particles from the airstream before...

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Work gloves grip in most situations

December 19, 2012

3M has announced the introduction of work gloves made with 3M™ Gripping Material. They are suitable for anyone who needs a better grip, especially in wet or oily conditions. Incorporated into the work gloves, the gripping material comprises thousands of microfingers to help improve traction and...

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Dust, fume collectors updated with new features

December 17, 2012

Camfil Farr APC has updated its line of Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors with a number of design changes and cosmetic enhancements, as well as an expanded menu of options to help ensure a clean workplace in all types of industrial environments. New features include a reinforced...

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Reflective band stretches to fit protective head gear

December 14, 2012

Lynn Valley Mfg. offers the Orbis® Uni reflective helmet band. The stretchy band sticks to any protective head gear by friction to provide high-visibility fluorescence in the day and intense reflection for low-light conditions. Custom printing is available for identification and promotion. The...

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Safety app focuses on finishing, grinding products

December 11, 2012

Walter Surface Technologies has released a new safety app for iPhones®. It is designed to provide metalworkers with access to essential safety information for working on factory floors and job sites. Features include an abrasives speed chart that provides maximum RPM info for the company's...

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Press brake guarding system complies with new ANSI B11.3 standard

December 5, 2012

Lazer Safe offers the LZS-003-HS press brake guarding system. According to the manufacturer, it is the only retrofit system currently available in the U.S. that fully complies with the new ANSI B11.3 standard. The system features a laser transmitter and receiver that are mounted on the upper ram...

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Interactive online guide teaches welding safety

November 13, 2012

The Lincoln Electric Co. has launched a welding safety interactive guide, converting its welding safety interactive DVD to an online format accessible and viewable on computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Designed to educate arc welders about potential arc welding safety hazards and the safe...

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CGA, GAWDA announce winners of Distributor Safety Awards

November 7, 2012

The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) and the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) have announced the winners of the inaugural CGA/GAWDA Distributor Safety Awards. Coastal Welding Supply Inc., Beaumont, Texas, won the award for companies with more than 100,000 employee exposure hours....

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Kit includes full set of protective welding gear

November 6, 2012

Lincoln Electric's new Premium Welding Gear Ready-Pak® includes personal protection equipment for welding and other fabrication tasks, sold in sized packages from medium to 2XL. Packed in an industrial-grade duffle bag, the kit includes a VIKING™ 3350 series variable-shade 6-13 black...

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Welding gear designed for female metalworkers

November 1, 2012

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Jessi Combs line of welding gear, tailored and sized for women. Combs, a skilled welder and fabricator, has appeared on such shows as Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" and "Overhaulin'." She currently co-hosts "All Girls Garage" and the new "Overhaulin'" on...

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Wireless-enabled, multigas detection system named Product of the Year

October 30, 2012

The Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled, multigas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments, has received the Industrial Hygiene Product of the Year Award from Occupational Health & Safety magazine. Developed by Accenture, Industrial...

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Eberl Iron Works adds staff

October 22, 2012

Eberl Iron Works, a provider of custom metal fabrication, Unistrut metal framing products, traffic safety products, rooftop support systems, and systems installation in Buffalo, N.Y., has announced the addition of two new staff members. Corey Beck has joined the company's metal fabrication...

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