Explosion-protected LED safety torches and chargers

TX/CX40 and TX/CX20 torch and charger are monitored continuously for any faults via automatic function testing

Emergency showers and eyebaths: are they fit for purpose?

While we are still enjoying milder conditions, now is a very good time to conduct an annual service, inspection and compliance assessment for every on-site safety shower, eyewash station and also just as importantly the supply pipe. Janet Dickinson reports

Electronic pipeline monitoring system offers advanced leak detection

Monitors integrity of gas and fluid pipelines and can be used in conjunction with any type of valve actuator and a wide range of pressure sensors

Reducing 'nuisance' alarms in process industries

New DynAMo alarm suite helps industrial plant operators identify and address most important automation alarms

Safe turning and tilting of heavy plant

Tool-Mover turns the load at the centre of gravity which means that the load is turned very smoothly and securely

Mission-critical applications and their vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly important aspect of plant safety as new strategies and technologies are implemented. Eugene McCarthy reports

Regulations compel industries to implement safety instrumented systems

End users’ desire for greater control over production processes increases adoption of SISs in Europe, finds Frost & Sullivan

Safety technology improved for acetylene filling systems

New decomposition arrestor from Witt-Gasetechnik protects up to 25 bar/362 psi

Safety interlocks receives TÜV SÜD Safety Approval

Trapped key interlocking is a suitable method of safeguarding machinery or potentially dangerous areas

Data protection: 46 per cent of employees admit to bypassing security to get job done

Meanwhile, 40 per cent admitted that if they were breached no one would notice, says research by Voltage Security

Hinge has built-in multiple safety switch

In the event of accidental opening of a control cabinet door, machine panel or safety door, it automatically shuts off the power and protects the operators of machinery

Dust management strategy key to staff and plant safety

Dust explosions cause some of the most dangerous incidents in the process industries today, so dust management is a key consideration. Sean Ottewell reports

Emergency lowering device for hoists

Becomes operable in the event of a severe reduction or total loss of mains air pressure

Sensitive gas analyses help plant safety regimes

Gas analysis, says Eugene McCarthy, has a key role to play in plant optimisation and this includes plant safety

VIDEO: High efficiency exhaust gas management

99.9 per cent VOC elimination; very low energy consumption

Interface module can connect to dual-channel evaluation devices

Pilz Automation Technology has launched Decentralised Periphery PDP20

Integral module for enhanced SIL capability

Module provides a simple and effective solution comprising transistors, resistors and capacitors

Hand-held industrial combustion and gas emissions analyser

Field-replaceable and pre-calibrated gas sensors; dilution pump for CO auto-range measurements up to 50,000ppm

Pre-torque holders facilitate difficult rupture disc installations

Designed for installations where it is difficult to remove disc and holder separately from flange



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