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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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Weld blankets protect against welding sparks, cutting spatter -

Weld blankets protect against welding sparks, cutting spatter

August 9, 2012

Goff's Enterprises has added weld blankets to its product line. The lightweight, flexible weld blankets are designed to be draped over materials, equipment, vehicles, and vehicle interiors to provide protection from welding and grinding sparks, molten and hot metal debris, and torch cutting...

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Spark arrester protects against dust collector fires -

Spark arrester protects against dust collector fires

August 2, 2012

Camfil Farr APC has introduced a new spark arrester that protects its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collection systems. The arrester works without perforations or screens to channel sparks away from the filters and into the dust collector's hopper to help reduce the chance of fire....

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Adhesive-bottom mat soaks up liquids without bunching u -

Adhesive-bottom mat soaks up liquids without bunching up

July 30, 2012

New Pig Corp.'s PIG® Grippy® Traffic Mat® rug has an adhesive bottom, allowing it to soak up leaks, drips, and overspray without bunching up, curling, or sliding. The heat-fused, needle-punched mat peels up without leaving residue. The mat absorbs oils, coolants, solvents, and...

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Controller lets operator work up damaged dies safely -

Controller lets operator work up damaged dies safely

July 30, 2012

Reis Robotics offers the SafetyController, which allows the operator to check and control complicated welding tasks (such as automatic buildup welding of worn-out forging and rolling tools) without danger. The welding cell combines a robot-supported process with the individual adaptation by the...

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Work boots feature steel laces

July 26, 2012

Red Wing offers work boots featuring the Boa Technology closure system that keeps reels and laces secure. The laces are made from aircraft-grade steel, and a dial turn allows one-handed fit adjustment. The #2491 men's 8-in. work boot features an oil-resistant, slip-resistant outsole called the...

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Safety glasses feature lightweight nylon frame -

Safety glasses feature lightweight nylon frame

July 25, 2012

Magid Glove & Safety has expanded its line of safety eyewear with the addition of the new Magid® Gemstone® Onyx Y90 series safety glasses. Red outside and black inside, the nylon frame features flexible, spatula-type temples. The spectacles are offered in clear antifog (Y90RBAFC),...

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Updates released to welding headgear, digital controls -

Updates released to welding headgear, digital controls

July 17, 2012

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced new digital controls and new headgear for its Arc Armor® Digital Elite™, Digital Performance™, and Digital Pro-Hobby™ series auto-darkening welding helmets. The company also has introduced welding helmets with two female-inspired...

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Wind-blocking curtain adds to worker comfort

July 17, 2012

Zoneworks has introduced the new wind-block curtain. Designed to keep employees comfortable and safe when loading dock doors are opened, the curtain is suitable for use in distribution centers, manufacturing plants, warehouses, and other facilities where loading docks are in close proximity to work...

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PPE designed for increased compliance

July 16, 2012

3M offers new earmuffs and headsets designed to be comfortable and convenient for increased compliance. On the Peltor H9A-02 earmuff, the lightweight ear cups have replaceable inserts to reduce moisture absorption. The Peltor H505B earmuff, designed to fit under most welding helmets, features a...

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Ecofriendly skin cleanser designed for industrial worker

July 16, 2012

Hands Maid™, developed by Wrenchers Body Products LLC, is a botanical, natural skin cleanser for heavy-duty applications in industrial trades and machine work. The hand cleaner uses soybean for cleaning and walnut shells for scrubbing and exfoliating rather than pumice....

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Black disposable nitrile gloves hide dirt, grime -

Black disposable nitrile gloves hide dirt, grime

July 10, 2012

Magid Glove & Safety offers the new Magid® EconoWear® T9559 black, powder-free, disposable nitrile gloves. The black coloring, as opposed to the traditional blue for nitrile gloves, helps to hide dirt, grime, and grease. The ambidextrous gloves, 9.5 in. long and 5 mil thick, offer...

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Products control fire risk in weld fume extraction systems

June 21, 2012

Lincoln Electric offers Guardian™ products to help reduce the risk of fires in welding fume extraction filter systems. Early detection and suppression are initiated in the event of a fire to minimize the fire hazard, to limit the system damages, and to avoid the risk of escalation and...

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Quick-connect sets comply with OSHA requirements

June 20, 2012

Western Enterprises has launched a new line of quick connects for oxygen, fuel gases, and inert gases featuring a sleeve lock that prevents accidental separation of the quick-connect mating components. The mating components cannot be disconnected by means of a straight pull without rotary motion,...

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Welding station recycles contaminated air -

Welding station recycles contaminated air

June 18, 2012

RoboVent's CrossFlow Table is a compact, self-contained system that recycles contaminated air using a high-efficiency, self-cleaning filter system. The system is operational after the power and a compressed-air hose are connected. The all-in-one bench and filtration unit is suitable for repair...

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Safety light curtain protected from damage -

Safety light curtain protected from damage

June 14, 2012

Keyence has introduced the new GL-R series safety light curtain. It is built from a 0.12-in.-thick, extruded aluminum body with a 0.35-in.-wide, recessed lens surface. This design guards the light curtain from impact damage. In addition, the housing is sealed to meet IP65 and IP67 ratings for...

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