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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Contact mat shuts down machines

June 14, 2005

ASN Safety Solutions' ASK safety contact mat is designed to safeguard hazardous areas in which working machinery can present a potential danger by stopping machinery.Pressure on the mat triggers a...

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System integrates safety interlocks, machine controls

May 10, 2005

Fortress Interlocks has developed eGard, a compact, lightweight system that enables modules, including both mechanical trapped key interlocks and electrical safety gate switch interlocks, and simple...

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Back safety program available on video

May 10, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates' new video-based training program entitled "Back Safety: A User's Guide" is designed to teach employees how to protect their backs on and off the job.The video teaches...

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New safety, automation catalog available

April 12, 2005

Norstat Inc. has just released its new Machine Safety and Automation catalog.The catalog includes optical and audible signaling devices; mechanical limit, position, foot, and safety switches; safety...

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Kit promotes press brake safety

April 12, 2005

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA), offers the Press Brake Safety Compliance Kit.Created by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA),...

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Covers protect against hot chips, weld spatter

April 12, 2005

CQM Inc.'s spatter barrier, bellows, and way covers with metal plates are designed to protect against extremely hot chips and weld spatter that might damage traditional fabric covers.Mounting...

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Dust collectors designed for open-area use

March 8, 2005

Donaldson® Torit® has introduced the Downflo® WorkStations (DWS) dust collectors, designed for in-plant areas where dirty and noisy operations are out in the open.The modular,...

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Light curtain controllers come in IP65-rated, lockable metal enclosure

February 8, 2005

Scientific Technologies Inc.'s LCM-100 series light curtain controllers come in a lockable metal enclosure that carries an environmental rating of NEMA 4, 12 (IP65).The controllers are protected from...

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System prevents finger injury on spot welders

February 8, 2005

Unitrol Electronics Inc. has introduced Soft Touch, a passive process to its Solution series controls designed to protect fingers from electrode pinch points on spot welding machines.The system lets...

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Hearing protection device reduces noise across all frequencies

February 8, 2005

SensGard Sensory Protection Solutions LLC has purchased the patent for the Zwislocki Ear Muffler (ZEM) that deadens excessive noise across all frequencies. Syracuse University's Jozef John Zwislocki,...

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Safety light curtains now available with 14-mm resolution

January 11, 2005

Scientific Technologies Inc. has added a 14-mm resolution version to its MegaSafe® MG4600 line of safety light curtains, which now offers detection capabilities from 14-mm finger detection to...

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Spill recovery kit simplifies liquid cleanup, transfer

January 11, 2005

Exair's model 6901 Spill Recovery Kit, when used with the stainless steel Reversible Drum Vac, simplifies spill cleanup and liquid transfer.The kit connects directly to any closed-head 55- or 30-gal....

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Antifatigue mats available in super-sized, wood-grained models

January 11, 2005

Wearwell® offers a line of antifatigue mats.The ErgoDeck™ is a super-sized modular tile. The ErgOasis™ has a wood-grain surface. Several models are made with CFR, a mineral...

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Gloves are heat-, cut-, and abrasion-resistant

December 7, 2004

Perfect Fit Glove has developed the Carbtex® glove line suitable for welders and automobile manufacturers.Carbtex fiber consists of a proprietary thermoplastic core inside an oxidized outer shell...

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Torch tip kits provide double safety protection

December 7, 2004

Smith Equipment offers a line of Dual Guard™ cutting, welding, and heating outfits. The Dual Guard torch provides double safety protection with an in-head flash arrester and in-tip gas mixing...

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