Advantages of Using a Shadow Board System

Lockout tagout processes and devices vary depending on the exact needs of a workplace. The type and scale of operations undertaken on your premises and the number of people directly or indirectly exposed to these work area risks help formulate the appropriate lock out tag out processes and determine the type, number and placement of lockout devices used to effectively secure the area before a planned maintenance or emergency repairs, and clear it once the job is done. It is an important task to store and locate lockout devices in their allotted places and track their usage across any given … Continue reading

The Importance of Calibration for Manufacturing

In scientific labs, instruments are calibrated to help maintain their performance and accuracy. Hence, it’s a process that is an integral part of any instrument. The manufacturer has to keep in mind the calibration factor and design the product accordingly. This article gives a basic understanding of the level of importance calibration holds to the manufacturer of the device. Calibration and its Relevance to Manufacturing Calibration is the process of finding the relationship between two unknown readings. Broadly speaking, it is a process of comparison. The readings may be shown by an instrument such as a voltmeter. Every value that … Continue reading

Electrically Insulated Safety Helmet with Integrated Arc Flash Face Shield – 8.0 cal/cm² or 24.0 cal/cm²

Powerpoint Engineering are proud to introduce the Electrically Insulated Safety Helmet with Integrated Arc Flash Face Shield. This innovative product protects the face and head against thermal effects from Arc Flash. Available in 8.0 cal/cm² – Class 2 (Part No. ARC 8 HELMET) or 24.0 cal/cm² – Class 2 (Part No. ARC 24 HELMET) ELECTRICALLY INSULATING SAFETY HELMET The Electrically Insulating Safety Helmet with integrated face shield is available in 8.0 cal/cm² (Class 2) or 24.0 cal/cm² (Class 2). The helmet has been constructed using Modified High Impact Polyamide and is suitable for live working with electrical connections.

What is a PAT Tester?

What is a PAT Tester? PAT tester is short for Portable Appliance Tester. A PAT Tester is an electrical safety testing device that tests any appliance in which a plug top is fitted. The idea behind the PAT test is to ensure that the electrical safety parameters i.e earth continuity/insulation resistance that were embedded by the product manufacturer have not been compromised while the equipment is in service.

What You Need To Know About Infrared Windows

The use of infrared windows has grown exponentially in industrial applications in the past number of years. Our customers for thermal imaging regularly pose questions relating to IR windows, their use and also their limitations. I have put together the following information that I hope will help in providing a better understanding of what you need to know about IR Windows.