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Article archive for 3M UK;

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Next generation welding helmet includes latest technology 13 November 2019

3M has launched a new Speedglas Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01. It is available with two filter options and offers Natural Colour Technology for more realistic colour in all states; adjustable airflow; increased configuration versatility for added protection against radiation, sparks and spatter; a Bluetooth app; and an optional helmet-mounted task light....

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3M safety training facility approved for IRATA and GWO advanced rescue training 08 August 2019

3M, the science-based technology company, has received IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) and GWO (Global Wind Organisation) approval for two new, advanced rescue courses at its training facility in Oldham....

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Thorne & Derrick - Reducing cable failures caused by sub-standard cable jointing 10 July 2017

Power supplied by electric cables is the lifeblood of the oil and gas industry: uninterrupted power ensures oil and gas production, processing, transportation, storage and distribution. However, cables are vulnerable to damage and degradation in harsh onshore and offshore operating conditions. ...

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The hierarchy of control for noise 08 April 2015

Anybody with an interest in workplace health and safety is likely to be aware of the hazards associated with harmful noise. In the UK, exposure to noise at work is one of the most common causes of industrial injury, and thus also of occupational compensation claims. This article from 3M looks at the employer's duty of care and potential methods of noise control, and links to an e-learning course developed in collaboration with HSL....

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Specifying hearing protection equipment 15 September 2010

Noise is a fact of life in many working environments. The use of machinery cannot be avoided but it can have a devastating effect on the hearing of operatives if they are not provided with sufficient protection from the noise it creates....

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Safe escape route from fires 28 June 2010

VHB Acrylic Foam Tape 5952, a high-strength product from 3M, the diversified technology company, is playing a key role in an invention aimed at helping occupants breathe and escape from buildings in the event of fire....

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Eyewear products provide protection against hazards 09 April 2010

3M, the diversified technology company, has announced the exciting integration of the well respected and stylish Peltor eyewear protection brand into its evolving portfolio....

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3M approves cable certifiers 22 February 2010

Ideal Industries Network Division has announced that its LanTEK I and LanTEK II series of cable certifiers have now been approved by 3M. 3M has approved the LanTEK I and II series for certifying copper Class E, Class EA, CAT6 and CAT6A 3M cabling systems, according to ISO/IEC 11801 Amendment 1 and 2, EN 50173 series and TIA/EIA-568-B-2-10 standards....

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Enhanced fire safety for the hazardous area 01 July 2008

Many traditional fire protection solutions are no longer acceptable because of climate change concerns. Joe Ziemba looks at an alternative fire protection system that offers many benefits for operators of hazardous areas and does not dame the ozone layer...