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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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Kemper ventilation system named best welding product at STOM trade fair

March 24, 2016

Vreden, Germany-based Kemper’s CleanAirTower general ventilation system has been named the best product in the field of welding at the STOM trade fair in Poland. The system, designed according to the displacement flow principle, features patented contamination-free dust disposal. It extracts...

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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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SureWerx named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015

March 11, 2016

SureWerx, a supplier of tool, equipment, and safety products based in Vancouver, B.C., has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015. The program, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business, and MacKay CEO Forums, recognizes Canadian-owned and...

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PPE market to reach $62 billion by 2022, says report

February 16, 2016

According to "Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market Analysis by Product, by End-Use, and Segment Forecasts To 2022," a report offered by Dublin-based Research and Markets, the global PPE market, valued at nearly $36 billion in 2014, is expected to reach more than $62 billion by 2022, growing...

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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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Marlin Steel earns CNA's Risk Control Leadership in Safety Award

January 22, 2016

Baltimore-based Marlin Steel has received the Risk Control Leadership in Safety Award from commercial insurance writer CNA. CNA’s Risk Control unit assessed Marlin’s safety training, OSHA compliance, return-to-work procedures, fire safety and protection, and first aid procedures. At the...

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Lightweight glove offers high level of cut protection, oil grip

January 12, 2016

Magid® has expanded its line of D-ROC® gloves to include lightweight cut protection paired with NitriX® grip technology palm coating to ensure grip in oily conditions. The GPD820 work gloves offer 360-degree ANSI Cut Level 5 protection, a sandy nitrile option, a 13-ga. HPPE blended shell,...

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Welding filter has 6-in. viewing area

January 11, 2016

The 1000F filter from ArcOne, which fits in the Carrera™ welding helmet, now has a 6-in. viewing area—20 percent larger than previous models. The filter offers a light state of 4, dark state of 9 to 13, variable sensitivity, delay, a GTAW rating of 25, and two...

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Slim safety relay unit installs quickly

January 6, 2016

Omron Automation and Safety has introduced the G9SE safety relay unit. The unit’s screwless push-in terminal helps simplify installation, and the slim profile requires less panel space. Intuitive diagnostic LEDs assist the troubleshooting process. The unit is suitable for a variety of safety...

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Cloud-based control system monitors dust collector units

December 30, 2015

RoboVent offers patent-pending eTell™ Intelligent Controls for monitoring dust collector maintenance requirements. The cloud-based software informs the user if a dust collector needs immediate attention and sends timely maintenance reminders. It also explains how to perform maintenance tasks with...

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Wildeck marks 40th anniversary in 2016

December 21, 2015

Wildeck Inc., a material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer based in Waukesha, Wis., will celebrate its 40th anniversary throughout 2016. The company, established in 1976, is the only U.S. manufacturer of structural steel platforms, vertical lifts, and safety guarding products....

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