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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Full-brim hard hat includes UV exposure indicator - TheFabricator.com

Full-brim hard hat includes UV exposure indicator

May 13, 2013

3M™ has introduced the H-800 series full-brim hard hat, featuring a smooth ratchet suspension and an optional Uvicator™ sensor that changes color when the hard hat is exposed to UV light. The UV sensor helps provide an observable indication of when it is time to take the hard hat out...

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Welding helmet shape helps keep wearer cooler

May 9, 2013

Save Phace has introduced the Extreme Face Protector (EFP) Gen Y series of welding helmets, offering welding, grinding, and splash protection. The helmets offer an adjustable 4/9-13 auto-darkening filter with grind mode integrated into a 180-degree viewing lens. The face-forming design helps the...

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Safety light curtains available - TheFabricator.com

Safety light curtains available

May 9, 2013

A new line of compact, low-profile safety light curtains from ifm can provide finger, hand, and body protection in a variety of industrial applications. The Type 4 light curtains provide a multibeam barrier of infrared light in front of a hazardous area. If any of the beams are blocked by an...

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Dust collector hoppers fit low-profile applications - TheFabricator.com

Dust collector hoppers fit low-profile applications

April 9, 2013

Camfil APC has introduced two new dust collector hoppers for use in constrained-space applications. Depending on the model, the low-profile hoppers can reduce overall collector height by as much as 36 in. Designed to fit Farr Gold Series® cartridge dust collectors, the Low Pro hopper...

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Lockout/tagout video addresses global regulations, best practices - TheFabricator.com

Lockout/tagout video addresses global regulations, best practices

March 21, 2013

Brady Corp. has released a safety training video, "Lockout/Tagout: Global Best Practice Training." This 25-minute training video addresses the many global regulations that focus on lockout and the importance of implementing a comprehensive plan. The video covers lockout, the benefits of...

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Dry vacuum holds 110 gallons - TheFabricator.com

Dry vacuum holds 110 gallons

March 21, 2013

Exair has introduced the 110-gal. Premium Heavy Duty Dry Vac™ system, an industrial-duty vacuum cleaner designed to vacuum high volumes of dry material rapidly. The compressed-air-powered unit has no motors or impellers, so it is suitable for the cleanup of abrasive materials such as steel...

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Milling machine shield protects operators from flying chips, sparks - TheFabricator.com

Milling machine shield protects operators from flying chips, sparks

March 19, 2013

Rockford Systems Inc. offers chip shields for Bridgeport milling machines. The shields place a barrier between flying chips, sparks, and machine coolant and the operators or other employees in the area. They can be moved in or out of position quickly for tool and part changes. The shields are...

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Downdraft table contributes to healthy environment - TheFabricator.com

Downdraft table contributes to healthy environment

March 14, 2013

Denray downdraft tables help protect workers from smoke, fumes, and particles generated during grinding, welding, or sanding operations. They are designed to pass the pollutants and sparks over water pans to protect the filters and reduce any fire risk. Flame-retardant cartridge filters are...

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Reels install in variety of configurations for welding cable handling - TheFabricator.com

Reels install in variety of configurations for welding cable handling

March 12, 2013

Reelcraft's Safe-T-Reels are compact, stackable reels designed to handle hoses and cords in applications requiring the use of welding cable, welding gases, air or water hoses, or electric cords. They can be installed in a variety of configurations. Equipped with high-flow swivels, the reel has...

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Static holding brake includes emergency-stop function - TheFabricator.com

Static holding brake includes emergency-stop function

March 11, 2013

Desch Canada Ltd. has introduced the new Servox® brake for press manufacturing. Suitable for use in mechanical servo presses, or as a static holding brake with emergency-stop function or dynamic safety brake, the unit provides a low inner-mass moment of inertia and is free of friction...

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Five lines of PPE introduced

February 28, 2013

3M offers five new lines of PPE: SecureFit protective eyewear, Peltor X series earmuffs, the H-800 series full-brim hard hat with a Uvicator sensor, Safety Sunwear sunglasses, and the Peltor WS series headsets with Bluetooth® wireless technology. The protective eyewear is made with proprietary...

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Welding helmet can be personalized with uploaded graphics

February 27, 2013

Optrel has introduced the new p550 all-purpose welding helmet. It features a side cover concept that allows welders to upload personal images, text, and graphics online to receive customized snap-on side panels that can be swapped on and off the helmet. The helmet is available in four European...

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Programmable safety controller offers integrated safety system - TheFabricator.com

Programmable safety controller offers integrated safety system

February 18, 2013

Tapeswitch Corp. has released the new PCU programmable safety controller. It offers a fully integrated safety system that unifies the management of all safety products, such as safety switch mats, edges, bumpers, switches, noncontact interlocks, laser scanners, light curtains, two-hand controls,...

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Respirators deliver comfort, flame resistance - TheFabricator.com

Respirators deliver comfort, flame resistance

February 14, 2013

Magid® has added two new disposable respirators to its Precision Safety® line. IR1950N95 disposable N95 respirators feature an exhalation valve designed to provide comfort and breathability. Engineered to maximize ventilation while maintaining a solid barrier against airborne...

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Microfoam nitrile palm coating adds dexterity to work gloves - TheFabricator.com

Microfoam nitrile palm coating adds dexterity to work gloves

February 14, 2013

Magid® has introduced the ROC® GP100 work gloves, featuring a microfoam nitrile palm coating that delivers dexterity and tactile sensitivity. The new coating is softer and more flexible than standard nitrile and provides a solid grip, even in wet and oily conditions, the company states....

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