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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

Personal monitor with 'hibernate' feature

Crowcon ‘Clip’ and ‘Clip+’ single gas fixed-life monitors deliver compliance

Combustible gas sniffer

Portable leak detector for HVAC professionals from E Instruments International

Dust explosion identified as cause of major sugar plant blast

An explosion at a US sugar plant in February left 12 workers dead and as many seriously injured in hospital. A dust explosion was to blame, according to investigators. Andrew Martin reports.

Duct mount carbon dioxide transmitter

Non-dispersive infrared sensing technology monitors occupancy in a room by detecting the concentration of carbon dioxide in the return air duct

Compact ionisers eliminate static electricity

New ionisers from SMC are remarkably compact at just 16mm thick, plus they are offered with both short-range and long-range nozzles

New safety light curtains unveilled

Contrinex is entering the market for safety light curtains with a family of Type 4 devices suitable for finger and hand detection

Fatal US incidents prompt numerous safety investigations

With more than 15 people killed in separate incidents in the US so far this year, safety officials have numerous major investigations in hand

Kit for noise measurement applications

Each kit is supplied with a CR:812C Sound level meter, a calibrator, windshield, licence-free Deaf Defier3 software and manuals

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