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Pyroban new “ATEX” lift trucks for Witton Chemicals

Pyroban New ATEX lift trucks for Witton Chemicals

Manufacturer Witton Chemicals has selected Pyroban to provide explosion protection on its latest forklift trucks operating in Zone 2 hazardous areas. “As a contract chemical manufacturer for blue chip companies, Witton provides a flexible and responsive service,” says Steve Owen, Operations Manager for Witton Chemicals. “Our operations are highly productive …

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Update your training for Ex-forklift engineers advises Pyroban

Update your training for Ex-forklift engineers advises Pyroban

Safety company Pyroban is advising companies that their forklift engineers may need new training ahead of the introduction of the updated EN1755:2015 standard for explosion protected forklifts in November 2017. “To remain effective and safe, explosion protected forklift trucks must be serviced and maintained by trained engineers,” explains Darren Boiling, …

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Pyroban – more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban reports a “growing population” of electric tugs being used in potentially explosive atmospheres to support manual handling. “Electric tugs can complete the ignition triangle in Zoned hazardous areas, unless they are suitably protected,” says Rob Vesty, Sales Manager, UK and Ireland, for safety company Pyroban ®. “We believe there …

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