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JAN 2019

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Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q0119 COATINGSPRO JANUARY 2019 37 BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY as power drills, nail guns, and power drivers. T he tether is rated for use as an anchored attachment to a fi xed structure for tools up to 15 lb. (6.8 kg ). Easily attached to a fi xed object by its aluminum, self-closing, and double-action locking carabiner w ith captive eye, anchoring the tether transfers the shock load produced by a dropped tool from the worker to the structure. For more information, contact: Hammerhead Industries, (888) 588 -9981, w w w.gearkeeper.com DuPont Announces European Glove Innovation Awards DuPont Sa fet y & Constr uct ion a nnounced t he w inners of its t hird a nnu a l DuPont Kevl a r Glove Innovat ion Awa rds in Europe. T here were mu lt iple entr ies f rom ma nufac- t urers, showcasing t he innovat ive ways Kevl a r f iber ca n be ut i l i zed for ha nd protect ion in g loves. Winners inc lude t he G -Tek Kev 09 -K 16 40 f rom Protect ive Industr ia l Products, Inc.; t he SEI Z Gr ipper HE BND; Super ior Glove's De x ter it y S18KGDNE; t he W+R K inet i X x X-BL A DE; a nd t he ROKCL model f rom JS Gloves. Entr ies were judged on cr iter ia inc lud ing en ha nced protect ion, increased de x ter it y, comfor t, a nd durabi l it y. DuPont a lso awa rded a spec ia l awa rd to t he Cute x round nec k shir t f rom Fuc hshuber Tec hno -Te x GmbH, whic h combines c ut protect ion w it h heat a nd f l a me protect ion. For more infor ma- t ion, contact: DowDuPont, (80 0) 422- 8193, w w w.kevl a r.com MAXBLUE Glasses Reflect Blue Light Bui lt on M A X BLUE lens technolog y, new V L210MB glasses f rom MCR Safet y can of fer workers a c lear lens w ith only a faint mir ror hue, a l l whi le block ing 41 percent of blue light. Accord ing to the company, many jobsites demand the use of hand held dev ices, scanners, or other por table dev ices that emit blue light, which can cause eye fatig ue, headaches, and mig raines. Many of these jobs are a lso indoors, and, unti l recent ly, workers need ing to block a sig nif icant por tion of blue light had to resor t to amber lenses, which can d istor t color recog nition. T he M A X BLUE technolog y blocks 41 percent of blue light whi le a l low ing 88 percent of v isible light to pass through. For more infor mation, contact: MCR Safet y, (800) 955 - 6887, w w w.mcrsafet y.com CP Re ad e r In q ui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q0119

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