MSA Offers V-TEC Self-Retracting Lifeline

MSA’s V-TEC Self-Retracting Lifeline is the most recent offering in MSA’s range of fall protection product solutions. The V-TEC SRL incorporates spring radial technology, the newest method of energy absorption to be used in self-retracting devices within the personal protective equipment industry. The spring radial energy absorber is precision-made and pre-engineered and does not require calibration or adjustment as seen in traditional SRLs, which ultimately minimizes downtime, repair and maintenance costs. With new retraction dampening technology, the V-TEC SRL simply solves user pain points by preventing excessive lifeline retraction speed that causes premature and accidental load indicator deployment, a common … Read more

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CleanSpace Launches Respirator Trial Kits for New OSHA Silica Standard

CleanSpace Technology has released its CleanSpace2 Power Unit Respirator Trial Kit designed to provide organizations in the construction industry with high-efficiency particulate air filter protection to help meet the OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction and OSHA 29 CFR 1910 General Industry regulations. The new OSHA silica regulations become effective Sept. 23, requiring construction companies to lower permissible exposure to silica to one-fifth of its current exposure within one year. The CleanSpace2 Trial Kits are a complete ready-to-use system and include: CleanSpace2 power unit HEPA particulate filer Filter adaptor Half masks (small, medium and large) Storage and … Read more

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Bosch Brings Big Power in Lightweight Package with New Rotary Hammer

Bosch GBH18V-20 3/4-inch SDS-plus Cordless Rotary Hammer is super lightweight (5.7 pounds) and is made for construction applications like drilling, hammer drilling and chiseling. With 5,850 bpm in concrete and 1,800 rpm in wood, its exceptional performance-to-weight ratio allows you to get the job done with less fatigue. Its efficiency, performance and affordability make this new lightweight hammer the ideal tool to handle everyday jobs. An LED worklight is included for working in dark areas. The tool includes Bosch-exclusive Electronic Cell Protection that protects the battery against overload, overheating and deep discharge for longer life. Likewise, Bosch Electronic Motor Protection … Read more

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Milwaukee Introduces New 8-Gallon Dust Extractor

The Milwaukee 8-Gallon Dust Extractor provides users with an OSHA-compliant solution for the regulation on respirable crystalline silica dust (29 CFR 1926.1153). An automatic filter cleaning mechanism helps maintain consistent airflow and suction at 148 cfm in tough, dust-producing applications. The extractor’s unique two-step filtration system includes a 99.97 percent efficient HEPA filter as the final step, leading to cleaner air and a safer work environment. For added convenience, an onboard tool-activated plug allows users to start and stop the vacuum with a power tool to increase productivity. The adapters included are compatible with all Milwaukee dust extraction accessories. The … Read more

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