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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Power press safety sign comes in two sizes

January 12, 2010

Danray Products LLC has released a new safety sign for power presses. Registered with the U.S. copyright office, the sign addresses the main safety hazards created by moving slides and dies on power presses.The adhesive sign can be applied to mechanical, hydraulic, direct-drive (servo), and...

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Automated barrier door prevents entry into robotic welding machine area

December 15, 2009

Frommelt Safety Products offers the Slimline automated barrier door for robotic welding applications. The unit helps eliminate weld flash and flying debris and prevents entry into the machine area.The door can open in 1 to 2 sec. for most applications. Category 4 noncontact safety switches provide...

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Midsize mist collector produces 1,200 CFM of air cleaning power

December 15, 2009

Micro Air has added a midsize mist collector to its recently introduced line of MistMax™ high-efficiency mist collectors. The new MM1200 uses a 5-HP blower to produce 1,200 CFM of air cleaning power at a sound level of 74.5 dBA at 5 ft.Patented filters are included in the package and offer...

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OSHA, ANSI compliant safeguarding systems developed for power presses, press brakes

November 10, 2009

The SSC-1500 dual-microprocessor-based control system and the SSC-3000 solid-state press automation control system from Rockford Systems Inc. are safeguarding systems that comply with OSHA regulations and ANSI safety standards.The dual-microprocessor-based control system, featuring a larger...

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Flashback arrester designed for medium gas consumption requirements

October 13, 2009

Witt-Gastechnik offers 85-20, a flashback arrester for medium gas consumption requirements in gas welding, cutting, and burning applications. It delivers up to 1,589 SCFH for acetylene and other oxyfuel gases.The arrester measures about 5.1 in. long and 2.4 in. in diameter. Two versions are...

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Door interlock allows exit even when door is locked

October 13, 2009

Fortress Interlocks' DM-I door interlock features an internal release mechanism that allows exit from a dangerous area, even when the door is locked.The unit is mounted on the outside of the guard, allowing normal entry and exit using a Fortress key. It is fitted to the doorpost and allows...

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Ventilators designed for confined-space applications

September 9, 2009

Americ's ventilators are designed for most confined-space applications from individual cooling to hazardous space atmospheres.Manufactured of durable, high-density-polyethylene plastic, the VAF-Series is portable and lightweight. It features centrally located handles that allow fo balanced...

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Storage, dispensing system designed for corrosive chemicals, abrasive fluids

September 9, 2009

The IFH Group now offers a Special Product Package version of its fluid storage and dispensing system for lubricant storage.The package is designed for applications involving corrosive chemicals and other abrasive fluids that require special handling for safety and efficiency. The standard PVC...

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Foot switch for variable-speed motor drives meets IP56 specs

August 11, 2009

The Linemaster Hercules potentiometer foot switch was designed for use with variable-speed motor drives and is available in select 2-W linear values. It features a cast-iron housing, and most models are offered with a cast aluminum shield in sizes designed to accommodate the standard shoe size or...

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Cut-resistant gloves available in 24 styles

July 14, 2009

Showa Best Glove offers more than 24 styles of cut-resistant hand and arm protection, including Best's Zorb-IT®, T-Flex®, D-Flex®, and Nitty Gritty®gloves and Showa's Atlas® and high-performance lines. Choices include a number of DuPont Kevlar® glove models with a variety of...

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Grip provides hand protection for operators who hold stamps

June 9, 2009

Durable Mecco's Safety First stamp grip acts as an extension of the hand stamp, providing hand protection for operators who prefer to hold stamps.The grip is molded from urethane, and the striking anvil is made from heat-treated shock steel. The grip provides a sturdy 4-in.-dia. shield to help...

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Slim, expandable light curtain guards multiple sides of machine with one pair of cables

June 9, 2009

Honeywell Wintriss has introduced Shadow® 8, a slim, expandable safety light curtain for such applications as metal stamping and forming. It can be used to guard multiple sides of a machine with only one pair of cables connected to a Wintriss clutch/brake control (WPC) or to an optional Shadow...

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Graphic-design hard hats have four-point ratchet suspension

June 9, 2009

Jackson Safety has added four new graphics to its Head-Turner™ line of hard hats. They feature the smooth dome design of the SC-6 hard hat and a four-point ratchet suspension.New styles are the rustic Shrapnel™ design, the Gunner™ with Vietnam-era graphics, the Undertaker™,...

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Safety catcher stops, locks dropping platens

June 9, 2009

Sitema has introduced a safety catcher that stops and locks dropping platens on hydraulic presses and other machines.The load is secured by stopping the dropping mass using the weight as a means to wedge the safety catcher against the acting hydraulic cylinder rod or a separate catcher rod. The...

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Lockout/tagout video training covers multiple work environments

June 9, 2009

Summit Training Source offers a new video/DVD training program, "Lockout/Tagout: Employee Awareness," to teach machine operators and other site workers the importance of the lockout/tagout procedures and best practices for preventing hazardous energy releases. The lockout/tagout system prevents...

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