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Radiation, fumes, burns & flying debris: Pick the best welding protection

April 1, 2014
More than 100 different welding processes can be applied by today’s workforce of over 350,000 welders, cutters, solderers and brazers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and each presents its own safety hazards.


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Gloves that make the cut: What influences cut resistance

April 1, 2014
Cut-resistant gloves are designed to protect hands from direct contact with sharp edges such as glass, metal, ceramics and other materials.


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Welding fumes

March 31, 2014

Synonyms vary depending upon the specific component of the welding fumes. Physical Description: Fumes generated by the process of joining or cutting pieces of metal by heat, pressure, or both. Properties vary depending upon the specific component of the welding fumes.


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Radians Nevada moves to a new facility in Reno, tripling warehouse space

March 28, 2014

Radians®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment (PPE), is moving from Sparks, Nevada, to a new 40,000 square foot facility in Reno, Nevada, thereby tripling the amount of their warehouse space.


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3M expands personal safety portfolio to include high-altitude welding protection

Respirator upgrade helps provide protection to workers exposed to altitudes of up to 10,000 feet
March 27, 2014

3M has announced the launch of a revolutionary high-altitude upgrade to its popular Adflo Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system. The 3M Adflo Turbo Assembly with High-Altitude Upgrade provides continuous filtered air to welders working at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet.


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Superior Glove Works

TenActiv™ Composite Filament Fiber Level-4 Cut-Resistant Knit with Foam Nitrile Palms

March 27, 2014

Introducing the world’s first 18-gauge ASTM cut-level 4 work glove. This is truly unparalleled cut resistance in a glove so dexterous and with such high tactile sensitivity. After two years in the research and development stages, we have perfected the cut-resistant glove.


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Honeywell’s QUIETPRO intelligent hearing protection and communication system maximizes situational awareness in rapid changing environments

March 25, 2014

Law enforcement operations depend upon well-trained tactical officers with maximum situational awareness and assistive technology. A tactical officer with impaired hearing or compromised communication, either permanent or temporary, is at a disadvantage in an operational setting.


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Ten ways to prevent eye injuries at work

March 24, 2014

Nearly one million Americans have lost some degree of their sight due to an eye injury. More than 700,000 Americans injure their eyes at work each year. Luckily, 90% of all workplace eye injuries can be avoided by using proper safety eyewear.


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Arc welding safety tips

March 21, 2014

The electric arc welder remains one of our most useful and timesaving pieces of shop equipment. Almost every farm, ranch, and Vocational Agriculture shop is equipped with one or more welders which are used for fabrication, repair, and/or educational programs.


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12 tips to improve welding safety

March 19, 2014

Best welding safety practices and equipment are universally applicable. Welding exposes everyone to similar hazards, whether you’re responsible for safety at a large, welding-intensive manufacturing company, a billion dollar engineering-construction firm or a small independent fabricator.


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