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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Fume extraction system

Fume extraction system captures fume up to 5 ft. away

January 20, 2014

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the FILTAIR® Capture 5 fume extraction system, designed to capture welding fumes up to 5 ft. away from the source. The system is suitable for applications in heavy equipment manufacturing and general fabrication, as well as maintenance and repair...

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Kneeling pads

Kneeling pad's compact size aids portability

January 20, 2014

Ergodyne has introduced the ProFlex® 375 orange compact kneeling pad. It is smaller in size than other pads in the line, and its color helps promote visibility. The orange color has also been added to the existing model 380 standard kneeling pad. Measuring 8 by 18 in., the pad is...

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PPE added to welding equipment line

January 13, 2014

Parweld has added personal protective equipment to its product line. New products include work wear, rainwear, and respiratory protection. The company, a member of the BSIF Registered Safety Supplier Scheme, reports that all products comply with relevant standards and...

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Air guns engineered to minimize compressed air consumption

January 9, 2014

Exair's Super Blast safety air guns are available with 3- and 6-ft. extension pipes to provide strong blowing force to clean up large areas quickly and reach areas not easily accessible. The extension pipes are compliant with OSHA noise [29 CFR 1910.95(a)] and dead-end [29 CFR 1910.242(b)]...

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Dust collector filters handle metalworking fumes

January 9, 2014

Imperial Systems offers DeltaMaxx dust collector filters for the metal industry. Their nanofiber filtration technology incorporates a very fine surface layer of synthetic fibers to prevent particulates from embedding into the media. According to the manufacturer, the filters provide the...

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Steel lathe chuck shields safeguard workers

January 7, 2014

Danray Products LLC has introduced 12-, 18-, and 24-in. steel lathe chuck shields for lathes and similar machines. The heavy-duty, 14-ga. shields provide a safeguard between individuals and point-of-operation or rotating hazards, and they protect individuals from flying chips, sparks, coolant,...

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Protective gloves feature thermal properties for winter use

November 26, 2013

Saf-T-Gard® offers Mechani-Gard® MG-9860 winter mechanic's gloves. Featuring a 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation lining, these gloves offer hand protection that also shields against wind and cold temperatures. Made from a gold, goatskin leather, the gloves provide flexibility and softness and...

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Protective eyewear features dual-injected padded temples, adjustable nosepads

November 25, 2013

3M offers SecureFit™ 400 series protective eyewear with adjustable nosepads and proprietary, self-adjusting pressure diffusion temple technology. The technology allows for a secure, comfortable fit with reduced frame slippage, and it self-adjusts to a variety of head sizes. The eyewear features...

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Brochure highlights dust collectors - TheFabricator.com

Brochure highlights dust collectors

November 21, 2013

Micro Air® Clean Air Systems has released a brochure showcasing its dust collectors. Photos and illustrations show how the units help protect workers from smoke, fumes, and other manufacturing pollutants. The brochure also includes specifications to help users determine the correct...

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Auto-darkening welding helmet designed for students, recreational welders

November 19, 2013

3M has launched the Welding Helmet 10 with auto-darkening filter, designed for nonprofessional welders. The auto-darkening filter has three user-selectable dark shades and two sensitivity levels. The lightweight helmet comes with adjustable ratchet headgear and can be paired with the company's...

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Dual-purpose gloves eliminate need for multiple pairs - TheFabricator.com

Dual-purpose gloves eliminate need for multiple pairs

November 14, 2013

New Roll Cage™ welding and rigging gloves from Lincoln Electric deliver complete hand protection for both welding and rigging, eliminating the need for a separate pair of gloves for each task. They also provide protection for cutting and grinding. The gloves are constructed with...

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Flashback arresters protect hydrogen users - TheFabricator.com

Flashback arresters protect hydrogen users

November 6, 2013

Witt Gas Controls LP offers its flashback arresters designed for use with hydrogen, according to EN 730-1/ISO 5175. Using sealing material that is optimized for hydrogen applications, as well as a stainless steel flame arrester with a large surface area, they provide protection against reverse...

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Gloves combine comfort and protection - TheFabricator.com

Gloves combine comfort and protection

November 4, 2013

Saf-T-Gard® has expanded its line of Mechani-Gard® mechanic's gloves with the MG-9850 deerskin leather mechanic's gloves and the MG-9855 DuPont™ Kevlar®-lined deerskin leather mechanic's gloves. Both gloves are constructed using soft gold deerskin leather palms and include...

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Safety glasses double as goggles - TheFabricator.com

Safety glasses double as goggles

October 31, 2013

Swap® safety eyewear from Gateway Safety is designed for workers who need both safety glasses and goggles. The eyewear fills both roles with a switch of the temples for the goggle head strap, included with each pair. Venting channels around the frame reduce the hot air buildup that causes...

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Entry-level welding helmet weighs 18.6 oz. - TheFabricator.com

Entry-level welding helmet weighs 18.6 oz.

October 30, 2013

The new, lightweight VIKING™ 1740 series auto-darkening welding helmet is available from Lincoln Electric. Weighing 18.6 oz., the entry-level helmet series features solar power with battery assist, eliminating the need for an on/off switch. A continuously variable, internal, 9-13 shade...

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