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Harrington Hoists, Inc. Releases Line of Ex Certified Spark Resistant Manual Hoists and Trolleys

 Nationwide Industrial Supply is a preferred distributor of Harrington Hoist, who is recognized as a leading manufacturer of electric and air powered chain hoists, electric wire rope hoists, lever hoists, manual hand chain hoists, push and geared trolleys, overhead cranes, crane accessories, below-the-hook and material handling equipment. Harrington Hoists, Inc. has introduced their new RCB Ex Certified Spark Resistant (for potentially explosive atmospheres that require features that reduce the risk of spark) hand chain hoists and RPT / RGT manual push and geared trolleys.  These products are manufactured with materials that will reduce risk of sparks produced by impact or friction in heavy-duty industrial applications. The hoists and trolleys are Ex certified to level Ex II 2G c IIB T4 and Ex II 2D c 135°C and are in compliance with the ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU. The line is offered in rated capacities of ½, 1, 2 and 3 Ton. Spark resistant features include: copper plated load hook, stainless steel hand chain, nickel-plated DIN load chain, rubber trolley bumpers, and solid bronze trolley wheels on ½ - 2 Ton models; bronze plated trolley wheels on 3 Ton models. Standard hoist features include: all-steel hoist construction for extreme durability, overload limiter, low headroom and lightweight design and a limited number of parts for easy maintenance. Trolleys are adjustable to fit any flange width and have contoured wheels to fit tapered and flat flanged … READ MORE

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN THE INDUSTRIAL FACILITY

Your warehouse can be a dangerous place. When it comes to protecting people on a daily basis, a yellow line painted on the floor does not stop accidents from happening. The whole plant or warehouse is a workplace, and even the most automated conveyor system needs safe access. The safety department, the training department and plant layout need to be involved. Separating and defining work areas and walkways as well as providing drop-off protection for interior loading and rail docks has long been a challenge in industrial plants and facilities. Conducting a pedestrian safety assessment can reveal all areas that need improvement. The Cost of Inadequate Protection: When you consider that the cost of work injuries in 2006 was $164.7 Billion, exceeding the combined profits reported by the 11 largest fortune 500 companies that year (source OSHA), the payoff of adding proper safety barriers is obvious.  OSHA requires that permanent aisles and passageways be free from obstructions and … READ MORE

Klein Tools Tech Bags

 Klein Tools introduced new tech bags to the popular Trademan Pro Organizers line. These products are designed to hold laptops and other technical devices such as meters or smartphones. The Tradesman Pro Tech Backpack and Tradesman Pro Tech Bag are designed for professionals that need to carry a laptop or tablet to the jobsite. Both bags have a separate compartment to keep laptops protected from other tools. There is also storage for adapters and cables as well as an organizer pocket for pens, phones, cables, and more. The Tech Backpack has 25 pockets, including a hard, molded front pocket for safety glasses. It has a bright orange interior and a tough, durable molded bottom to protect from the elements. The Tech Bag has 22 pockets, including a zipper pocket for files and paperwork. It also has a bright orange interior, and protective guards and water resistant material on the bottom of the bag. “Many technicians have to carry two bags to the jobsite, one for their tools … READ MORE

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Steel Shelving

At Nationwide Industrial Supply, our Steel Shelving systems are designed for storage of small parts that might normally fall through standard wire shelves. A dual layer construction with double hemmed perimeter ensures maximum strength and durability for heavier equipment. Nationwide Industrial Supply offers a range of steel shelving units as part of their storage solutions. Shelving offers an alternative to conventional storage in bins, and there are many reasons that make shelving a more … READ MORE

Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents with Floor Mats

Floor mats are one of the most effective ways to prevent slip and fall accidents. However, if improperly selected or installed, the floor mat may actually contribute to a slip and fall accident. Crown Matting Technologies, one of the oldest and largest matting manufacturers in the U.S., suggests the following ways to prevent this from happening: Placement: Entry mats should be placed directly in front of building entries. If two or more mats are installed together, it is best that they … READ MORE

Proactive Maintenance Practice: Insulation

The mindset of “if it isn’t broke don’t fix it” is a thing of the past. It is a mentality that even the best of us have been guilty of from time to time. While it may sound like a good idea, it can be damaging to a company in the long run. Staying the course down a single path can lead to a business owner getting blindsided by future problems. Just because something is working at the moment, doesn’t mean that future problems won’t arise. The new trend is to start protecting your investments and … READ MORE

Learn about Box Dumpers

Box Dumpers dump the contents of your bulk containers in less than a minute. Designed for controlled dumping of material from boxes, crates and other types of containers, this equipment can help your facility increase employee productivity and decrease the risk of injury due to bending and lifting. Constructed of all-welded steel, the dumper forms a dust-tight seal between the container and the discharge hood, tips the container and discharges bulk material through a chute at controlled … READ MORE

Productivity Tips for Conveyors

Below are some common productivity tips that will help you get the most out of your conveyor. General Keep the conveyor clean and dry. Report all wear or damage immediately and discontinue use. Regular servicing by an appropriately trained technician will extend the life of your equipment. Always use original spare parts and components to ensure safe and correct operation. Flexible Gravity Conveyors Keep the conveyor clean of debris and do not store conveyors outdoors. … READ MORE