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2014-01-09 16:20:14

Air-purifying escape respirator incorporates unique powered ventilation system FREDERICA, Del., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover, the manufacturer of innovative protective equipment for the most demanding applications including spacesuits for NASA and gas masks for the military, announced today that their SCape(® )CO/CBRN escape mask has received Factory Mutual approval for use in Class I,II,III, Division 2 areas. The user-friendly escape mask incorporates an integral...

2011-05-02 16:21:46

Carbon nanofibers assembled into photonic crystals change color as activated charcoal filters become saturated with dangerous vapors A new kind of sensor could warn emergency workers when carbon filters in the respirators they wear to avoid inhaling toxic fumes have become dangerously saturated. In a recent issue of the journal Advanced Materials, a team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego and Tyco Electronics describe how they made the carbon nanostructures and...

2011-03-30 14:50:00

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) said today it has increased production of its air-purifying respirator (APR) line in two U.S. factories in response to greater demand for such products from Japan. The respirators, which include half-mask and full-facepiece models, are being produced to help protect Japanese cleanup workers and health officials involved with remediation and containment efforts associated with the...

2010-12-17 00:00:46

Samgong Corporation, a Korean manufacturer of Nuclear-Chemical Biological Protective Equipment (NBC) is launching and promoting in Chile its safety masks industry and practices following the Chilean mining incident. Samgong has developed high-quality, high- performance respiratory personal protective equipment, such as industrial gas and dust masks, since 1950, and is dedicated to contributing to the protection of workers against industrial accidents. New York, NY (Vocus) December 16, 2010...

2009-07-21 13:18:00

PITTSBURGH, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the world's leading provider of safety equipment, today announced it has received more than $10 million in contracts and product orders from three U.S. government agencies for respiratory protective equipment and to participate in the development of the Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH) -- a next-generation ballistic helmet being developed for the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army. The Enhanced Combat Helmet is a new ballistic...

2008-07-17 12:01:02

By REBECCA ANNA STOIL; Yaakov Lappin Israeli civilians are unprepared for nonconventional attacks, warned prominent members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Tuesday afternoon, blasting the defense establishment for ignoring calls to fix the situation. Committee chairman MK Tzahi Hanegbi (Kadima) and MK Yuval Steinitz (Likud), chairman of the Subcomittee for Readiness, held a press conference during which they called on the government to begin immediate...


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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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