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Machine safety components designed for machine guarding

Machine safety components designed for machine guarding
Machine operating manufacturer, Elesa, have a specialist package of safety related components which are designed for machine guarding and operation in the manufacturing arena. The CFSW is an integrated hinge with switch for guard frames and access panels enabling equipment to be shut down if the panel is even slightly opened.
16th August 2017

Earth line protection devices enable full electrical protection

Earth line protection devices enable full electrical protection
Now offering its technology in component form to panel builders wishing to configure their own systems, FDB Electrical specialise in industrial electrical protection equipment. The FDB range includes many panel mount devices and system elements. The FDB EMGUARD earth line monitor range includes their 110V, 240V and 440V units – the 110V unit in particular being of interest since this is a rating not commonly offered elsewhere.
16th August 2017

Scott Safety achieves new PPE Regulation Certification

Scott Safety achieves new PPE Regulation Certification
  It has been announced this week that Scott Safety is one of the first UK companies to achieve Module B Certification from the BSI (British Standards Institution) following the PPE Directive 89/686EEC being updated with the PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 in April 2017.
16th August 2017


Corrosion-proof warning devices benefit from major upgrades

Corrosion-proof warning devices benefit from major upgrades
  Safety equipment supplier E2S Warning Signals has announced the E2x family which is suitable for status indication or warning applications in Class I/II Div 2, Zone 2 and Zone 22 installations.
14th August 2017

User experience provided in asbestos removal

User experience provided in asbestos removal
Scott Safety has enhanced its Phantom Vision power assisted respirator using proven modern technology offering an improved user experience. Delivering clean filtered air in accordance with the latest European best practice for asbestos removal, Phantom Vision provides a virtually unrestricted field of view, simplified decontamination, cleaning and maintenance, and low through life costs.
9th August 2017

ATEX certification supports motor use in explosive environments

ATEX certification supports motor use in explosive environments
The P1V-A Series of reversible air motors from Parker Hannifin has been expanded with additional power ratings, including models with ATEX certification that is well suited for use in explosive environment applications.
8th August 2017

Making changes to increase wiring safety

Making changes to increase wiring safety
Paul Collins, Technical and Training Manager, Hager, has highlighted three key safety driven changes that could emerge as the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations Standard BS 7671 review progresses through the public consultation phase.
7th August 2017

Wireless gas detection solution gets consultancy support

Wireless gas detection solution gets consultancy support
The ProSafe-RS SIL2wireless gas detection system will be released by Yokogawa in September. Established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), a safety integrity level (SIL) indicates the relative level of risk provided by a safety function. SILs 1 through 4 are defined by IEC 61508.
25th July 2017

Kits enable safer visual inspection capability

Kits enable safer visual inspection capability
Two inspection kits from Laserliner are in stock at RS Components. The kits offer maintenance engineers and technicians visual inspection capability in areas that are difficult to reach or in potentially dangerous environments. The first kit is the Laserliner VideoFlex G3 Ultra Plus for professional recordable digital video inspection, which is exclusive to RS.
25th July 2017

LED technology plays a key role in hazardous location warning signals

LED technology plays a key role in hazardous location warning signals
This year’s Offshore Europe Aberdeen conference, held from the 5th to the 8th of September, will see E2S Warning Signals exhibit its range of alarm horn sounders, beacons, loudspeakers and call points.
24th July 2017


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