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  • Recent Safety News

  • Henkel Unveils First Hybrid Adhesive

  • Henkel has introduced Loctite 4090, an innovative hybrid adhesive that combines the key features of structural and instant adhesives – bond strength and speed. This powerful combination provides high impact resistance, high strength bonding on a variety of substrates, and high temperature resistance, making it versatile enough to solve a wide range of design and assembly challenges.

    Loctite 4090 adhesive greatly expands the capabilities of traditional adhesives and opens the door to new applications and new solutions. This is the first hybrid adhesive, it delivers the speed of a cyanoacrylate and the strength of an epoxy.

    “The industry is under pressure to be more competitive, to reduce manufacturing costs and to look for new design and assembly solutions,” said Henkel’s Mike Quail, Vice President Marketing, General Industry. “Loctite 4090 has been designed to reach beyond conventional industry approaches. It is the first adhesive of its kind. Never before has there been a hybrid adhesive designed to tackle the most challenging situations.” ....
  • New Kimtech Pure G3 EvT Nitrile Gloves Deliver Process Protection and Peace of Mind

  • Kimberly-Clark Professional is a global leader in contamination control solutions for cleanrooms and laboratories. Through the RightCycle Program, the business has helped divert 130,000 pounds of disposable garments and 30,000 pounds of nitrile gloves from landfills. The new Kimtech Pure G3 EvT Nitrile Gloves can help cleanroom operators achieve, or even exceed, their sustainability goals by recycling the gloves through the program ....
  • Henkel joins the Save Food initiative

  • Safer food packaging is a common objective of both Henkel and the SAVE FOOD initiative. Hence Henkel – the world’s largest manufacturer of adhesives for the packaging industry – has now joined forces with the initiative, the purpose of which is to promote dialogue between business, researchers, politicians and the public at large on the subject of avoidable food wastage ....
  • Kimberly-Clark Professional Strengthens Commitment

  • Kimberly-Clark Professional is expanding the Jackson Safety line of welding helmets with two offerings: the Jackson Safety W-70 BH3 and the Jackson Safety Balder W-40 SmarTIGer, both of which deliver the highest standards of optical clarity that can be achieved when using an auto-darkening filter (ADF). The Jackson Safety Balder W-70 BH3 ADF helmet provides a uniform shade level over the entire viewing area, without noticeable and annoying ....
  • New Gloves from 3M Protect Hands While Improving Dexterity

  • 3M announces a new line of hand protection. Designed with electricians and contractors in mind, the new 3M Comfort Grip and Gripping Material work gloves provide physical protection from cuts, punctures and abrasions while increasing dexterity and grip. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the potential for hand injury exists for 4.7 million workers and full hand protection compliance could prevent 712,000 lost ....
  • For Outdoor Workers, Kimberly-Clark Professional

  • This summer, when protection against the sun is more important than ever, Kimberly-Clark Professional introduces new and improved Jackson Safety Nemesis Polarized Safety Eyewear. The safety glasses offer extended protection in a polarized lens, reducing eye fatigue as well as providing superior peripheral vision and side protection through a sleek, wraparound design. A specialty lens minimizes ....
  • Demand for food-safe packaging adhesives on the rise

  • The range of applications served by adhesives is broad indeed, with many forms of food packaging included in the list. Henkel's recently launched Food Safe Packaging initiative is especially directed at those responsible for food safety, quality managers, packaging developers, purchasers and other stakeholders wishing to better acquaint themselves with the issue of food-safe packaging. Csaba Szendrei, new Head of Henkel’s Packaging, Consumer Goods ....
  • 3M Peltor Earmuffs X Series Receives 2013 Red Dot Product Design Award

  • Product Design award recognizing its excellent design and commitment to quality. The winners of the are the protagonists of a highly developed design culture and design industry. These days it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish between well-designed products and it is often only in the details that the special qualities become apparent, said Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO. However, those product creations that pass the test ....
  • Whitepaper Some tips to prevent contamination

  • Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel as the world's largest adhesives manufacturer is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe, Henkel offers a whitepaper with “Some tips to prevent contamination ....
  • 3M Introduces A New Collection of Safety Sunwear

  • Safety eyewear line provides protection for both on and off the job 3M newest line of Safety Sun-wear combines heavy-duty protection that sports a sleek look and solid design. Ideal for nearly all types of harsh outdoor working environments, provides workers with a variety of features to improve their level of protection and comfort. The series is composed of four distinct lines of eyewear. All four models have lenses that absorb 99.9 percent of UVA and UVB ....
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