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Modular PLC series to enhance safety

Modular PLC series to enhance safety
It has been announced that Mitsubishi Electric’s modular PLC series MELSEC iQ-R is now available as a fully redundant pair of controllers for high performance and extra reliability. To help reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO), the system also integrates various features into the PLC for monitoring and managing safety.
18th July 2018

Safety combined with communication in headset

Safety combined with communication in headset
It has been announced that Conrad Business Supplies is expanding its occupational health and safety portfolio with 3M Peltor’s WS ALERT XPI headset. The new hearing protection with integrated communication option is available as a standalone communication headset.
17th July 2018

Reduced Cost with zoned safety valve island

Reduced Cost with zoned safety valve island
It has been announced that Emerson has introduced the ability to integrate multiple safety zones within a single ASCO Numatics Series 503 valve island. This enables the creation of up to three independent electro-pneumatic safety zones, while also allowing independent non-safe sections to co-exist within one valve island assembly. 
16th July 2018


Large slam latch with inside safety release

Large slam latch with inside safety release
The new large format slam latch from FDB Panel Fittings is a purpose designed unit from Weston Body Hardware for large insulated enclosures such as cold stores or containerised units. The roller striker latch is surface mounted to preserve the integrity of the door with an internal punch style emergency release. 
16th July 2018

Moulded boot flexibility for simplified sealed harness installation

Moulded boot flexibility for simplified sealed harness installation
It has been announced that TE Connectivity (TE), is introducing the next generation of INSTALITE moulded boots with Rayaten shielding for harnessing applications that need EMI shielding. Designed with new flexible EMI shielding materials, Rayaten shielding heat shrinkable boots are easier to install while maintaining the original Rayaten EMI shielding and ruggedised design.
16th July 2018

Proactive, lightweight spill containment for drums

Proactive, lightweight spill containment for drums
To proactively contain spills from drums and IBCs, Brady  offers the reusable, lightweight yet heavy-duty, Rigid Lock Quickberm that is very practical to use and set up. Its sides can be collapsed to allow forklift traffic and can easily be redeployed for spill containment.
16th July 2018

Forklift truck safety initiative unveiled

Forklift truck safety initiative unveiled
It has been announced that AXA Insurance has teamed up with CCTV and telematics firm VUE to launch a new safety initiative aimed at reducing forklift truck accidents. As part of the scheme, AXA and VUE are offering video and telematics technology that allows companies to monitor forklifts and driver behaviour much more closely.
13th July 2018

18th Wiring regulations edition highlights important changes

18th Wiring regulations edition highlights important changes
The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations – Requirements for Electrical Installations – co-published by the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) and BSI (British Standards Institution) is available from RS Components.
9th July 2018

Monitoring and controlling brakes intelligently using new modules

Monitoring and controlling brakes intelligently using new modules
The safety brakes by mayr power transmission are equipped for the challenges of the Industry 4.0. The coordinated system aims for the utmost level of operational and functional safety, as well as increasing the productivity of machines and systems through predictive error detection and maintenance.
5th July 2018

VeriSafe - Absence of Voltage Tester simplifies safety

VeriSafe - Absence of Voltage Tester simplifies safety
Panduit Europe has announced the release of its VeriSafe - Absence of Voltage Tester. VeriSafe is designed to minimise risk to electrical hazards by verifying the absence of voltage before equipment is accessed, making it easier for qualified electrical workers to determine an electrically safe environment in a fraction of the time compared to hand-held portable test instruments.
3rd July 2018


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