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2014-07-23 23:25:09

Control Southern Inc. recently became a channel partner for ZOOK rupture disks and associated pressure protection products in Georgia. Suwanee, Georgia (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Control Southern Inc. recently became a channel partner for ZOOK rupture disks and associated pressure protection products in Georgia. Overpressure protection is a concern for plant operators across a range of industries, including but not limited to chemical, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, power, and pulp and...

2014-07-21 23:04:09

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Gas Sensors Market: Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2012 - 2018" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/gas-sensors-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research published its new market report "Gas Sensors Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012-2018," that...

2014-07-17 23:03:54

New and increasing regulations mandating the presence of fire equipment, coupled with rising export demand, will continue to support sales of industry products. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Demand for the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing industry increased during the past five years, as the rekindling of the US housing,...

2014-06-28 08:21:22

HARTFORD, Conn., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) are sponsoring a "Building Lightning Safe Communities Campaign" as a continuation of its recent initiative to provide lightning protection resources to the public and the fire safety community. LPI-certified master installer firms are participating in the campaign to provide complimentary lightning protection systems for designated fire stations...

2014-06-24 12:30:17

The PSA informs viewers of lightning damage and encourages communities to be lightning safe MARYVILLE, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting lightning safety, awareness and education, unveiled an eye-opening new public service announcement today in conjunction with 2014 Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 22-28). The spot, produced by Richmond-based branding, marketing and PR firm Madison+Main, emphasizes...

2014-06-24 08:33:20

DUBLIN, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4s6kh/global_pressure) has announced the addition of the "Global Pressure Relief Valves Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Increasing competition among existing vendors has led to the development of new and innovative products in the market. Vendors are increasingly trying to retain customers by launching new and innovative...

2014-06-23 08:23:11

The solar industry's most efficient 1000VDC fuse NEWBURYPORT, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the launch of the newest and most efficient UL 2579 listed photovoltaic fuse - the HP10J, an exciting addition to the existing HelioProtection® fuse line, which already includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. The new HP10J photovoltaic fuse line provides superior overcurrent protection at the re-combiner box and inverter levels and...

2014-06-21 23:00:56

The report estimates the global subsea well access and blowout preventer system market by the intensity of drilling activities and subsea well interventions. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/subsea-well-access-bop-system-market-231420747.html) (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 The report "Subsea Well Access and BOP System Market by Type [Well Access System Type (Riserbased WAS and Riserless WAS) and BOP Type (Annular BOP and RAM Type BOP)] and Geography - Global Trends &...

2014-06-20 23:01:23

Consider investing in a certified lightning protection system to reduce the risk of damage to your home or business. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 It’s summertime and as the temperature increases so do the chances for thunderstorm and lightning activity. Next week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) reminds people to take steps to prevent lightning-related damage to their homes and businesses. “Summer can be a...

2014-06-19 08:24:08

Media invited to kick-off Lightning Safety Awareness Week at a free and educational expo focused on building lightning safe communities COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the media are invited to join the Lightning Protection Institute and partners at the University of Maryland on June 24 for an exclusive press conference and reporter workshop in conjunction with Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 22-27). The event will provide fresh leads on stories...


Latest Safety equipment Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-10 10:05:27

When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...

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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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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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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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