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Welding filter features viewing area of 9.1 sq. in.

May 3, 2016

ArcOne® has introduced the Optiva® O60V filter. It comes in two new helmet styles: Black and Gearbot. It features a filter viewing area of 9.1 sq. in. and four sensors. The filter has UV/IR protection and comes with two replaceable CR2450 Li...

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Flame-resistant head protection available

May 3, 2016

National Safety Apparel® offers a variety of flame-resistant and arc flash stocked head protection in an assortment of styles, fabrics, and protection levels. Arc flash balaclavas paired with goggles and/or faceshields offer an alternative to the traditional beekeeper’s-style hoods. These...

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Autodarkening helmets offer optical clarity in large viewing area

April 29, 2016

Weldcote Metals’ Ultraview and UltraviewPlus autodarkening helmets allow a wide range of colors to be viewable while in light mode, providing optical clarity in a large viewing area. Both helmets feature standard 4-1/2- by 5-1/4-in. cover lenses, four sensors, solar power with battery backup,...

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Welding helmet comes with four filter options

April 22, 2016

ArcOne® has introduced the ZigTig welding helmet as part of its Vision® series. The lightweight helmet provides full coverage and a sleek, modern design, the company reports. It comes with ComfaGear® II headgear and four filter options: iDF81, X81VX, X54V, and...

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Protective gloves include touchscreen capability

April 20, 2016

Ergodyne has released the ProFlex® Trades series gloves. Included are a mix of eight updated and six new models. The new models feature touchscreen capability, enhanced cut resistance, and improved abrasion resistance, the manufacturer says. Incorporated technologies include abrasion-resistant...

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Autodarkening filter offers 7-sq.-in. viewing area

April 12, 2016

ArcOne® has introduced the 4500V autodarkening filter. It has a light state of 4, dark state of 9-13, four sensors, and a 7-sq.-in. viewing area. The filter comes with a replaceable battery and fits in any of the company’s Carrera™ welding...

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Encoders simplify machine safety designs

April 4, 2016

Heidenhain offers Leine & Linde 850 shaft and 862 hollow-shaft encoders. This technology allows incremental encoders to be applied where safe operation of machinery is necessary without requiring a redundant encoder or secondary sensing device. The products are certified for SIL2/PLd, Category 3...

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Safety glove offers reinforced cut/abrasion protection with secure grip

March 29, 2016

Brass Knuckle® has introduced the SmartCut™ BKCR3520, an ANSI Cut Level 3 glove. Offering medium-level cut protection, the glove features a slip-resistant foam nitrile palm coating and a reinforced thumb crotch for abrasion resistance. The glove’s seamless shell is made of 15-ga....

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Extraction unit designed for removal of flammable dusts from laser processing

March 24, 2016

Ult AG has introduced the LAS 300.81-HFM054, an ATEX-certified extraction and filtration unit with H-class filtration that is suitable for the removal of combustible dusts. The unit has been developed for extraction and filtration of dry dusts that occur during laser cutting, engraving, and...

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High-visibility safety apparel designed to stay looking clean

March 22, 2016

Ergodyne has introduced six new GloWear® Hi-Vis garments with black accents on the front or bottom to make dirt and grime less noticeable in high-wear areas. The black accents are available on the 8289BK Type R Class 2 black front T-shirt, 8291BK Type R Class 2 black front long-sleeve...

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Gas cylinder cage prevents theft, tampering

March 15, 2016

Illinois Engineered Products Inc. offers the Saf-T-Gas™ gas cylinder cage, designed to protect gas cylinders from theft and unauthorized access in warehouse and industrial buildings. Heavy-duty mesh (14-ga. ¾-in. diamond expanded metal) allows visibility while prohibiting tampering with the...

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Cut-, impact-resistant glove features antislip palm

February 11, 2016

Magid® has introduced the T-REX® antislip-palm impact glove. It delivers impact protection with ANSI level 4 cut resistance, ANSI level 5 abrasion resistance, and ANSI level 5 puncture resistance while offering a strong grip in oily conditions. Kevlar® stitching on the palm adds durability....

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Mobile filtration system extracts laser and welding fumes

January 29, 2016

Filtration system vendor ULT AG has developed the LAS 260.HD 19 W3 extraction system for laser and welding fumes. The portable device meets the certification requirements according to DIN EN ISO 15012-1 welding fume separation class W3. The unit is qualified for extraction and filtration of...

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Posters teach correct earmuff fitting

January 28, 2016

Honeywell Industrial Safety has introduced free printable posters that feature step-by-step instructions and illustrations on proper earmuff fitting. The posters, available for download at the company’s website, also include tips on wearing, selecting, and maintaining hearing-protection...

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Impact-, slip-resistant glove features HPPE CR level 4 shell

January 26, 2016

Safety Today Inc. has introduced Brass Knuckle® SmartShell™ BKCR4599, a heavy-duty protective glove offering protection for extreme jobs. The glove provides ANSI level 4 cut resistance, light oil and moisture resistance, nontacky slip resistance, and shock-absorbing impact protection while...

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