Providing a safe working environment for operators is essential, especially when using pneumatic tools and compressed air.
If there is a failure in the air network and the hose is not adequately clamped, the resulting whiplash could be devastating. Failure to follow best practice can result in injuries, associated production downtime and decreased productivity.
In this video Annabelle Bray, our Accessories Product Manager, demonstrates how to fit an air fuse to an air line set-up in just a few seconds, and gives advice to increase safety in the workplace and protect workers from potential hose whiplash.
“Adding an air fuse to your air line set-up will prevent you from hose whiplash.”
“Select the air fuse according to your tool maximum air consumption.”
Pneumatic impact wrenches were originally meant for loosening stubborn nuts and bolts. However, nowadays mechanics use impact wrenches for tightening bolts too, for example on wheels, so they can do their jobs faster, with more efficiency, and increased safety. Here’s some insight on torque regulation and how to make sure the tools is performing as expected.
Power tools are a key to productivity in the oil & gas or the metal working industry. Maintenance and production tasks must be carried out efficiently, however intensive use of vibrating power tools, such as grinders, can expose operators to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). How can we reduce risks, improve productivity and reduce abrasive costs at the same time?
Calibration process is a vital step in ensuring tools are working as they should be, giving correct readings, providing a safe working environment for end-users, and ensuring that companies are upholding their legal obligations. However, calibration is often confused with accuracy and precision. Here we explore what exactly is meant by calibration and why it’s so important.