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One of the primary purposes of workwear, no matter what type of work is involved, is of course to help protect the wearer from injury and reduce the risk of accidents in the workplace. But just wearing it is only half the battle; a fact that is very often overlooked is that it’s just as important to ensure that workwear is properly maintained so that it performs to maximum efficiency at all times; and that means it is the duty of both the individual and employer to make sure all types of workwear are kept clean, hygienic and fit for purpose. Read More

If a machine or system is expected to produce potentially hazardous overtravel movements, a combination of safety interlock on the guard and standstill monitor in the switch cabinet can provide the requisite level of safety. The SSW303HV is the Schmersal Group’s latest sensorless standstill monitor, offering a significant improvement over its AZR and FWS series predecessors. Read More

The Coronavirus Pandemic sent shockwaves through the world in 2020, both in terms of its human toll and economic impact. While we are still nowhere near the end of the stay-at-home era, newly approved vaccines give us a timetable for when we can expect to get back to work in the way we used to, or otherwise resume some of the activities we took for granted. However, when the public is finally able to safely dine indoors, go to the movies, or resume normal work operations, concern around contagious diseases will linger in the back of our minds. Read More

Metrel is one of very few companies that develops and manufactures its products at a single location in Slovenia, starting with design and ending with final assembly, quality control and calibration. From its UK office in Epsom, Surrey, Metrel UK supplies its leading range of measuring and testing equipment to customers across the country, as well as providing repair, adjustment and calibration services. Read More