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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Air recirculation system ventilates entire plant

October 18, 2012

RoboVent offers the Push-Pull System for large facilities. It is suitable for use when source-capture of airborne contaminants isn't possible because of processes that involve large parts or overhead cranes. The full-plant system recirculates air in the entire plant without conflicting with...

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Welding helmet integrates five levels of protection

October 16, 2012

The new 3M Speedglas 9100 MP welding helmet integrates five levels of protection — head, eye, face, respiratory, and hearing — into one system. The helmet features adjustable settings for the headband and face seal to profile each user’s head and face. The clear, protective visor, which...

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Safety interface controller monitors presence-sensing devices

October 9, 2012

Tapeswitch Corp. has introduced a new, compact safety interface controller, the PSSR-2. Its technology offers integrity monitoring of any presence-sensing safety switch, mat, edge, and bumper product with a 6.8K Ω or 8.2 K Ω end-of-the-line resistor. The controller has a safety performance of...

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Safety scale checks barrier-guard openings for OSHA compliance

October 1, 2012

Danray Products LLC has introduced its new OSHA guard safety scale. It can be used to check the openings in barrier guards during their design, installation, and inspection for compliance with Table O-10 of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.217. The yellow, three-section, folding scale is 33.5 in. long, so it...

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Leather welder's gloves provide heat protection - TheFabricator.com

Leather welder's gloves provide heat protection

October 1, 2012

Galeton has introduced Panther Premium leather welder's gloves. They feature a thick lining and a double-layer leather thumb joint to protect workers' hands from heat and hot tools. Kevlar®-sewn seams are welted to prevent tearing, and a 5-in. cuff gives extra heat...

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Darkening filter has eight memory settings for helmet customization - TheFabricator.com

Darkening filter has eight memory settings for helmet customization

September 19, 2012

ArcOne offers the new iDF™ Intelligent-Darkening-Filter. The filter features standard and auto-variable shade adjustment from 3/5 to 14. GTAW mode include upslope and downslope control. Eight memory settings allow customization of each helmet. The filters are available in the Vision®...

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Safety station includes storage, sink, eyewash - TheFabricator.com

Safety station includes storage, sink, eyewash

September 12, 2012

The Shure Safety Station stores first aid kits, bandages, MSDS, and supplies. Made of heavy-duty reinforced steel, the station includes a 36-in.-wide sink, 24-in.-wide storage cabinet, and 5-ft. upper binder cabinet with gas spring shocks and a task light. An emergency eyewash attachment is...

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Air amplifiers are CE-compliant - TheFabricator.com

Air amplifiers are CE-compliant

August 29, 2012

Exair Corp. has announced that its air amplifiers have attained the CE mark. To earn the mark, the amplifiers must be certified by an independent laboratory that they meet the European Union’s safety, health, and environmental standards. These amplifiers move large volumes of air for...

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Custom welding helmet features koi fish, dragon artwork

August 28, 2012

Matheson has announced the second in its series of Select® Limited Edition custom welding helmets. Designed by Freddy Sicoli of Killer Kreations in Philadelphia, the helmet design art was originally done by airbrush. The design features a dragon on one side and a koi fish on the other. The...

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Reusable respirator features low profile - TheFabricator.com

Reusable respirator features low profile

August 15, 2012

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new LPR-100 half-mask respirator with a patented low-profile design to fit under most welding helmets. Part of the Arc Armor™ line of welding protective products, the respirator features a NIOSH-certified design that filters out 99.97 percent of...

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Fume extraction system keeps smoke away from laser

August 14, 2012

RoboVent designs and builds custom fume extraction systems for laser welding operations. The Plaser series collectors help decrease the number of faulty welds caused by smoke interfering with the laser and create a cleaner work environment by isolating most of the fumes to the laser welding cell....

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Weld blankets protect against welding sparks, cutting spatter - TheFabricator.com

Weld blankets protect against welding sparks, cutting spatter

August 9, 2012

Goff's Enterprises has added weld blankets to its product line. The lightweight, flexible weld blankets are designed to be draped over materials, equipment, vehicles, and vehicle interiors to provide protection from welding and grinding sparks, molten and hot metal debris, and torch cutting...

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Spark arrester protects against dust collector fires - TheFabricator.com

Spark arrester protects against dust collector fires

August 2, 2012

Camfil Farr APC has introduced a new spark arrester that protects its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collection systems. The arrester works without perforations or screens to channel sparks away from the filters and into the dust collector's hopper to help reduce the chance of fire....

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Adhesive-bottom mat soaks up liquids without bunching u - TheFabricator.com

Adhesive-bottom mat soaks up liquids without bunching up

July 30, 2012

New Pig Corp.'s PIG® Grippy® Traffic Mat® rug has an adhesive bottom, allowing it to soak up leaks, drips, and overspray without bunching up, curling, or sliding. The heat-fused, needle-punched mat peels up without leaving residue. The mat absorbs oils, coolants, solvents, and...

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Controller lets operator work up damaged dies safely - TheFabricator.com

Controller lets operator work up damaged dies safely

July 30, 2012

Reis Robotics offers the SafetyController, which allows the operator to check and control complicated welding tasks (such as automatic buildup welding of worn-out forging and rolling tools) without danger. The welding cell combines a robot-supported process with the individual adaptation by the...

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