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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Downdraft table contributes to healthy environment -

Downdraft table contributes to healthy environment

March 14, 2013

Denray downdraft tables help protect workers from smoke, fumes, and particles generated during grinding, welding, or sanding operations. They are designed to pass the pollutants and sparks over water pans to protect the filters and reduce any fire risk. Flame-retardant cartridge filters are...

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Reels install in variety of configurations for welding cable handling -

Reels install in variety of configurations for welding cable handling

March 12, 2013

Reelcraft's Safe-T-Reels are compact, stackable reels designed to handle hoses and cords in applications requiring the use of welding cable, welding gases, air or water hoses, or electric cords. They can be installed in a variety of configurations. Equipped with high-flow swivels, the reel has...

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Static holding brake includes emergency-stop function -

Static holding brake includes emergency-stop function

March 11, 2013

Desch Canada Ltd. has introduced the new Servox® brake for press manufacturing. Suitable for use in mechanical servo presses, or as a static holding brake with emergency-stop function or dynamic safety brake, the unit provides a low inner-mass moment of inertia and is free of friction...

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Five lines of PPE introduced

February 28, 2013

3M offers five new lines of PPE: SecureFit protective eyewear, Peltor X series earmuffs, the H-800 series full-brim hard hat with a Uvicator sensor, Safety Sunwear sunglasses, and the Peltor WS series headsets with Bluetooth® wireless technology. The protective eyewear is made with proprietary...

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Welding helmet can be personalized with uploaded graphics

February 27, 2013

Optrel has introduced the new p550 all-purpose welding helmet. It features a side cover concept that allows welders to upload personal images, text, and graphics online to receive customized snap-on side panels that can be swapped on and off the helmet. The helmet is available in four European...

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Programmable safety controller offers integrated safety system -

Programmable safety controller offers integrated safety system

February 18, 2013

Tapeswitch Corp. has released the new PCU programmable safety controller. It offers a fully integrated safety system that unifies the management of all safety products, such as safety switch mats, edges, bumpers, switches, noncontact interlocks, laser scanners, light curtains, two-hand controls,...

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Microfoam nitrile palm coating adds dexterity to work gloves -

Microfoam nitrile palm coating adds dexterity to work gloves

February 14, 2013

Magid® has introduced the ROC® GP100 work gloves, featuring a microfoam nitrile palm coating that delivers dexterity and tactile sensitivity. The new coating is softer and more flexible than standard nitrile and provides a solid grip, even in wet and oily conditions, the company states....

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Respirators deliver comfort, flame resistance -

Respirators deliver comfort, flame resistance

February 14, 2013

Magid® has added two new disposable respirators to its Precision Safety® line. IR1950N95 disposable N95 respirators feature an exhalation valve designed to provide comfort and breathability. Engineered to maximize ventilation while maintaining a solid barrier against airborne...

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Scalable, functional safety architecture addresses needs of CNC machine builders

February 11, 2013

NUM has released a systemwide functional safety architecture for its CNC system, providing a scalable system that can be applied to almost any type of machine tool, regardless of complexity or number of axes. Known as NUMSafe, it includes a dedicated safety PLC, safe input and output modules, and...

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Patriotic design added to welding helmets, doo rag, cap -

Patriotic design added to welding helmets, doo rag, cap

February 7, 2013

Lincoln Electric offers a new All American™ graphic design on its three VIKING™ auto-darkening helmet series, as well as on a welder's doo-rag and cap. The 3350 series helmet features a 3.74- by 3.34-in. view size, variable 6-13 shade control, four arc sensors, and solar power with...

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Dust collector filter delivers MERV 15 efficiency

February 5, 2013

Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) offers the new HemiPleat® eXtreme nanofiber filter. The standard media delivers MERV 15 efficiency; a high-efficiency MERV 16 media also is available that delivers tested efficiency of 99.999 percent on 0.5-micron and larger particles by weight. A...

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Updates made to dust, fume collectors

January 22, 2013

Camfil Farr APC has announced updates to its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors. The line features a number of design changes and cosmetic enhancements, plus an expanded menu of options. The redesigned collector has a reinforced door with double-thick hinges; easy-to-operate...

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Gloves reduce risk of impact injuries -

Gloves reduce risk of impact injuries

January 22, 2013

Galeton has introduced maX HD gloves for added metacarpal and palm protection. They feature neoprene and rubber protection points at the knuckles and palms for extra protection and lower risk of impact injuries. Features include spandex finger crotches for ease of movement and ventilation, a...

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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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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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