3M Introduces Heat Stress Monitor That Offers Durability and Easy-to-Use Functionality
April 11, 2011
Introducing the 3M™ WIBGET™ Heat Stress Monitor WB-300, a durable detection instrument for quickly assessing key environmental factors that can potentially contribute to heat stress. Heat stress can result in heat-induced illness and potentially serious downtime. The WIBGET heat stress monitor helps protect workers by monitoring area temperature conditions that can contribute to heat stress. The durable, yet lightweight area heat stress monitor delivers high performance monitoring using Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) measurements for assessing environmental heat stress, and its suite of standard heat stress detection features are easy to use.
“The WIBGET heat stress monitor incorporates the preferred operational features that came standard on several previous 3M heat detection products. The resulting new monitor has easy-to-use functionality, and a portable and rugged design that readily withstands the rigors of the workplace,” says Shawn Lowry, Global Business Managerâ€”Detection Portfolio for 3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division.
Basic heat stress monitor is easy to operate, work site ready The WIBGET heat stress monitor performs dry and wet bulb monitoring of outdoor and indoor temperatures, and features a large wet bulb reservoir, shielded dry bulb, and a large LCD display for viewing parameters, including Celcius (oC) and Fahrenheit (oF ) scales. The WIBGET heat stress monitor offers long battery operation using a 9-volt disposable battery or the rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery pack option.