As manufacturers undertake rationalisation programs and centralise procurement services, the conversation around fire protection for the manufacturing sector is changing.
Many oil fields, especially mature ones, can produce high levels of hydrogen sulphide, which is deadly at even low concentrations. As drilling and completions are often in remote locations, getting to the nearest hospital in time to respond to an exposure event could be impossible. It is always crucial to be able to detect the gas as soon as possible when a leak occurs, in even the most challenging conditions.
The Safetinex YBB series of Type 2 light curtain offers hand protection with a resolution of 30 mm and protective heights from 150 mm up to 1827 mm.
The Nelson-Marlborough region is one of New Zealand's major forestry areas, with 16% of the productive land area planted in production forests. Nelson Pine Industries has the capacity to process one million cubic metres per annum, or 40% of the region's annual harvest.
Release 12 of the PSS 4000 automation system includes the addition of the safe motion monitoring modules PSSu K F EI and corresponding software blocks that give the ability to monitor up to eight axes per control system.
The SI Series safety limit switches are designed to effectively monitor the position of a wide variety of guards, gates, covers and other moveable machine fixtures and tooling.
The OS32C Ethernet-enabled sensor allows one safety zone of up to 4 m radius and two warning zones of up to 15 m, and can generate an alarm sounder, speed-control signal or emergency stop if zone conditions are breached.