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21 December 2021

FOR ENHANCED safety on packaging equipment lines, Elesa has introduced a hinge that also acts as an electrical cut-off switch.

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21 December 2021

RELIABLE PROTECTION for wherever people and machines interact. Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the USi safety system.

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02 December 2021

SCHMERSAL LAUNCHES two new safety modules: the safety relay module SRB-E-302ST and the output expansion SRB-E-402EM, which are efficient and space-saving solutions for safe signal evaluation.

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30 November 2021

TOPOSENS HAS announced an ultrasonic echolocation sensor for 3D collision avoidance. The industrial grade sensor development kit, called Echo One DK, is the latest iteration of the company’s 3D ultrasonic technology, which mimics a bat’s echolocation techniques.

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13 October 2021

MOUSER AND Texas Instruments have teamed up for a brand-new webinar. Get ready to develop a 4 to 20mA signal chain industrial application with a focus on implementing functional safety according to IEC 61508/ISO 13849.

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27 September 2021

THE SCHMERSAL Group has made enhancements to its compact RSS260 safety sensor and equipped it with new software.

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27 September 2021

THE SCHMERSAL Group has expanded its range of switches for heavy industry to include explosion-proof variants suitable for use in areas at risk of explosion.

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27 September 2021

Lock out tag out is a key tool in the control of hazardous energy and is used in a wide range of industry sectors to prevent accidents.

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03 August 2021

INDUCTIVE SAFETY switches introduced by SICK provide designers and operators with a compact cuboid-shaped non-contact device that can be fitted easily into the smallest machine spaces.

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01 June 2021

A MACHINERY UKCA Audit service has been announced by TÜV SÜD to help end-users verify that their equipment complies with new UK regulatory requirements.

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01 June 2021

DESIGNED WITH maximum functionality in mind, samos PRO from Wieland Electric is a compact modular safety controller for machine and automation control.

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18 June 2021

A MULTIBEAM safety scanner introduced by SICK is believed to be the first in the world to use safe, solid-state LiDAR technology to enable small autonomous vehicles and line-guided shuttle systems to operate more quickly and productively.

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08 April 2021

PILZ AUTOMATION Technology has updated one of its well-established training courses, ‘Basis of CE Marking’, to include elements with a focus on UKCA Marking.

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26 March 2021

ELECTRICAL FIELD test engineers at The Electrical Compliance Collective (TECC) are equipped with Apollo 600+ Elite test kits from Seaward as part of a strategy to ensure customers can meet their electrical safety responsibilities efficiently and cost-effectively.

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31 March 2021

THE NEXT-generation L25 and L26 single-beam photoelectric safety switches from SICK feature the company's 'BluePilot' alignment and IO-Link for smart, real-time communication.

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01 February 2021

DEDICATED SAFETY testing stations are being introduced by MCA Fusion Hire & Repair at each of its nine branches. They will include test technology specifically designed for the hire and service industries.

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19 January 2021

THE SCHMERSAL Group now offers its customers in UK and Ireland a new webshop selling components for functional machine safety. The company has linked its popular and comprehensive online catalogue to an automated ordering and shipping process, creating a convenient and secure purchasing tool that is available to customers around the clock after registration.

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02 February 2021

THE NEW Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440G-EZ electromagnetic interlocking switch from Rockwell Automation allows access to a potentially hazardous area only when the area is safe. This can help keep people safe and protect a process from unplanned downtime to improve productivity and efficiency.

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18 December 2020

AS THE body behind the national standard for Thorough Examinations, CFTS is urging companies not to let seasonal operational pressures get in the way of regular equipment inspections.

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09 December 2020

A TECHNICAL Boiler House Risk Assessment (TBHRA) not only highlights areas of potential risk for owners, operators and managers, but can identify where enhancements to the steam system could lead to improved energy efficiency.

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FEATURES

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27 May 2022

CHAS HAS introduced CHAS Elite, a comprehensive compliance solution which enables buyers and suppliers to demonstrate their regulatory compliance around health and safety, environmental issues, modern slavery, diversity, equality and inclusion.

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24 March 2022

If you’re eating an ice cream cone or fan wafer there’s a 50:50 chance it was baked in a Franz Haas oven. But how is temperature regulated to prevent workplace accidents, asks Karl Haderer?

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15 July 2021

The safe operation of material handling equipment is essential not only to the efficiency of the industry, but to the well being of everyone who works within it

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03 March 2021

If you are responsible for machinery building and safety, it is vital that you understand how the UK leaving the EU will impact your role. It is also vital that you are aware of what your machinery suppliers should be doing, writes Paul Taylor

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19 February 2021

SPECIALIST in safety engineering and pioneer of the RFID Safety Switch, Euchner has added new Modular and Classic variants to its Multifunctional Gate Box (MGB), which was launched to provide a totally integrated locking and handle solution a number of years ago

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17 December 2019

Roger Highton, product line manager at Eaton for MTL Process Connectivity Products, provides some insights into designing for functional safety in hazardous applications.

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10 July 2019

We are used to seeing industrial robots working behind fences and guards, but what happens when robots leave their cages to work more closely with humans? Will they be safe? Are they subject to the same safety standards as their bigger brothers asks Dr Martin Kidman.

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16 July 2019

While optimising the opportunities offered by Industry 4.0’s digital transition is a must, reducing the risks involved in the increased interconnectivity of this ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ is imperative. Advanced sensors are already finding their way into modern manufacturing lines, facilitating informed decision-making. But this is just the beginning. Further innovations will unlock the full potential of smart component technologies, says Paul Taylor, Head of Industrial Products (UK) at TÜV SÜD, a global product testing and certification organisation.

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28 June 2018

While all machines supplied in the European Economic Area must comply with the Machinery Directive and be safe, machinery safety is much broader than ensuring compliance with this directive, explains Paul Taylor, head of industrial products (UK) at TÜV SÜD Product Service, a global product testing and certification organisation 

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07 March 2018

Collaborative robots, sometimes referred to as cobots, are designed to work alongside humans in a ‘collaborative workspace’, an area where the robot and the human can perform tasks simultaneously. Stewart Robinson, principal engineer and functional safety expert at TÜV SÜD Product Service, considers what this means from a safety perspective

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30 October 2017

The connected world of Industry 4.0’s smart factories adds a new dimension of complexity in terms of machinery safety challenges, as adaptive and dynamically configurable machines and machine modules allow unique combination of machines for higher efficiency and productivity on the shop floor. Paul Taylor, manager for Machinery Safety at TÜV SÜD Product Service, a global product testing and certification organisation, explains more

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28 April 2017

Modular aluminium profile systems, referred to by some as 'industrial Mecanno', are used widely throughout industry, retail and lifestyle applications. In this article MiniTec looks at the role the product plays in helping to keep keeping manufacturing operations safe

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27 April 2017

Paul Taylor, manager for machinery safety at TÜV SÜD Product Service, a global product testing and certification organisation, asks the question: 'How electrically safe is your machinery?'

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30 March 2017

When using modular safety systems it is essential to ensure that key features are considered in order to maximise the benefits, says Kevan Cowley of Wieland Electric

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17 March 2017

Workers can face serious or fatal injures if machinery starts up or 'energises' unexpectedly. To ensure worker safety, planned procedures for isolating and clearly labelling restricted machinery is critical. Niall Robinson, category buyer at Arco, explains how a Lockout Tagout procedure can help

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18 July 2016

Many machinery end-users upgrade existing equipment as no budget is available to invest in new systems. However, if substantial changes are made, a new conformity assessment may be required. Neil Dyson from TÜV SÜD Product Service, explains more

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18 July 2016

Machine safety is a key consideration in all modern plants, at every stage of a machine’s lifecycle: design, manufacture, installation, adjustment, operation, and maintenance. Martin Walder, VP Industry at Schneider Electric, explains more

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19 May 2016

Dr Martin Kidman, safety specialist of SICK, offers advice on how to ensure full compliance to machinery safety standards, using the example of safety laser scanners

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03 March 2016

It is common for machinery owners to assume that if their equipment has the CE marking then no further action is required. However, the Work Equipment Directive, which is implemented in the UK by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), applies to all work equipment regardless of its age, including equipment that carries the CE marking. Neil Dyson explains more

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12 May 2015

Zweifel Pomy-Chips near Zurich uses Pilz PSS 4000 automation systems to monitor and control the automation and safety functions on nine upgraded packaging lines for potato crisps.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights 3.60m - 5.10m

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 15.45m - 47.70m

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 10.00m - 43.15m

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock X-series washer is an exceptional new product, giving customers extreme performance and safety, as well as the extra security of never having to risk making the wrong choice. With Nord-Lock X-series, we bring exciting new ideas to the bolt securing field that expand your design possibilities for excellent results.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 20.0m - 47.7m

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23 June 2015

Interior & Exterior Kerbing systems

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 13.00m - 23.00m

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 20.00m - 57.00m

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18 May 2016

Flexnuts are used in combination with Superbolt tensioners and are designed to flex out at the bottom and flex in toward the top of the nut. This distributes the bolt load along many threads, adds elasticity, and prevents stress concentrations in the first few threads.

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock wheel nut safely secures wheels on on-road and off-road heavy vehicles by maintaining high clamping force even under extreme operating conditions.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 7.80m - 33.70m

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25 November 2016

Lift heights between 4.03m – 16.7m

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31 July 2019

FLIR Thermal Studio is a thermal image analysis and reporting software designed to manage large sets of thermal images and videos.

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18 May 2016

Key features and benefits

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18 May 2016

Superbolt multi-jackbolt tensioners (MJTs) replace existing hex nuts. Only hand tools are required for installation and removal of any size tensioner. Safe, accurate and economical! We have a wide range of standard series, as well as an unlimited capacity to create special designs to meet your unique needs.

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