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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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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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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Bladeless blowers extract dust and fumes with no moving parts

December 7, 2015

Vortec offers Air Flow Amplifiers for extracting smoke, dust, and debris. The high-flow, bladeless blowers take ordinary compressed air and amplify it by up to 60 times in unducted applications with no moving parts. Airflow and output are adjustable. They do not require electricity, so they can...

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Antifog coating keeps safety eyewear clear

December 2, 2015

3M has added its Scotchgard™ antifog coating technology to two new safety eyewear models: the Solus™ 1000 series safety eyewear and the Goggle Gear 500 series splash goggle. The coating keeps the safety eyewear lenses clear of fog and steam, even when workers are in hot and humid conditions...

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Glove offers cross-functional protection

November 23, 2015

Safety Today has introduced Brass Knuckle® SmartShell™ BKCR4499 gloves, which provide cross-functional protection with a glove construction that uses the company’s Fit, Form, and Function™ standard. The gloves’ machine-knit, ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene shell offers ANSI cut...

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Reel slows retraction speeds up to 80 percent

November 3, 2015

Coxreels® offers the patented EZ-Coil® safety system that retracts up to 80 percent slower than conventional reels. The unit works unidirectionally without any increase in the amount of resistance when pulling out the hose, cord, or cable. When engaged upon recoil, the reel controls the...

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Light curtain designed for applications that don’t require blanking, muting

November 2, 2015

Omron Automation and Safety has introduced the F3SG-RE global safety light curtain designed for machine guarding operations that do not require blanking or muting capabilities. The unit provides simple on/off detection for straightforward applications. Finger- and hand-protection models are...

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