Safety light curtains are easy to specify and install

Leuze Electronic is launching new multiple light-beam safety devices with a range of optional functions such as muting

Explosion protected safety switch key station

Designed to release keys which can be used to control mechanical door locks that provide access to machinery and process lines

Bidirectional explosion diverter

Bulged vent ensures a smooth flow diversion; coupled with low burst pressure and inertia

Enhanced camera systems enable safer working

Enable engineers to comply with safety levels up to SIL 2 and PL d, in line with European safety directives IEC 61508

Making the most of matting

Safe, anti-slip surface for workers manning the large production machinery

Flip-up welding helmet

Made from Zytel, helmet and offers full head a face protection and is very lightweight

Warning on machine standards

Many companies reference superseded standards that were harmonised with the previous, and now obsolete, Machinery Directive

Shedding new light on the fluorescent versus LED debate

When it comes to selecting light fittings for use in hazardous areas, there is still some confusion over whether users should opt for the latest LED lamps or for the more conventional fluorescent lights. A recent independent report published by the US Department of Energy sheds some interesting light on the debate, says Willi Steckel

Can you rely on your last line of defence?

In order to ensure that relief systems work correctly both the design and maintenance systems have to be robust

Thermal imaging cameras for automation and safety

Cameras are an effective tool for Infrared Machine Vision, Closed loop Process control and Quality Assurance

Rupture disc is a scored reverse acting rupture disc

High precision reverse acting rupture disc offers proven performance in excess of 250,000 cycles

Exd flameproof connection head

Sealed to IP68, the SCH50 can be specified with base or side entries as well as a display window option which allows the process value to be displayed

Avoiding the risk of critical component failure

There is now a pressing need to re-inspect, or overcheck, material certifications, says Keighley Laboratories

Automation standards tackle cybersecurity threats

The advent of Stuxnet has prompted standards bodies around the world to develop much tougher certification programmes

Controlling VOC fumes and odours

Catalytic oxidation system lowers aircraft component finishing facility’s running and energy costs

Voice alarm system receives latest certification

Vigilon Compact Voice Alarm system is one of the first to be certified with BRE

Audible signalling device for hazardous and rugged environments

R STAHL's new YA11 sounder for hazardous areas emits a 100 dB alarm



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