Coal Age

JUN 2013

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product news continued High Visibility Glove ing to the company. Its compact size also makes it easier for operators to lift the winch to different levels within the mine. Ingersoll Rand designed protective cages to surround the motor and control system and help guard against corrosive debris and falling rocks. The heavy duty, abrasion-resistant pendant hoses are also protected by a sheath and designed with quick release/replace disconnects to enable operators to replace parts easi- June 2013 ly. Another new feature is the quickcheck oil site gauge on the motor, which eliminates guesswork by giving miners direct oil level readings and protects the engine from burnout. The Infinity Series air winches also meet the American National Standards Institute and American Society of Mechanical Engineers safety classification ANSIASME B30.7–Winches. DuPont Kevlar Stretch Armor liner, the new HyFlex 11-515 gloves, offer ANSI Level 4 cut protection and a high visibility appearance to keep workers' hands safe in low light situations. An orange foam nitrile coated palm provides ANSI Level 4 abrasion resistance and ensures longer life, with new "safety yellow" Intercept Technology yarn providing visibility and dexterity. The patented KVSD (Knitted Variable Stitch Design) releases tension in high stress areas to improve comfort and fit. An extended cuff and enhanced cuff over-edging supply additional cut protection and elasticity in the highly sensitive wrist area. 59

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