Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

By Franko Gregory and Dwayne Somers, Cementex Products, Inc. Arc flash incidents are of major concern for personnel working with energized equipment. When first adopted by OSHA in 2006 (1), the arc flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worn by these personnel was often hot, uncomfortable, and cumbersome. Innovations in arc flash PPE, however, are maintaining and even increasing user safety while also improving users’ experience of comfort and visibility. Improved ventilation systems and the addition… Read More

Cementex Announces Range of T-Handle Tools Including Hex Wrenches, 6-Point Socket Wrenches, and Drivers

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of its T-Handle Driver Tools, including Hex Head Wrenches, 6-Point Socket Wrenches, and Drives. All of the T-Handle tools incorporate the superior Cementex 2-layer insulation system and solid core handle to distribute pressure evenly through the gloved hand. Made in the USA featuring hardened American steel, the T-Handle tools rigid construction prevents twisting and flexing while providing the quality customers rely on from Cementex as the industry… Read More

New Cementex YouTube Channel Features Demonstrations and Educational Videos

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, is excited to announce its new YouTube Channel, which features demonstrations and educational videos to help customers understand how to use tools safely and productively. First up is a video demonstration on how to use the Cementex CPGI Glove Inflator as part of the OSHA required inspection of Class 0 and 00 insulating rubber gloves. The demo shows how easy-to-use design… Read More

Cementex Announces Insulating Rubber Apron Now Available with New Belt Strap

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of its insulating rubber apron, now available with a new belt strap and is ideal for working on or around battery storage systems. The apron is a good choice for technicians who have to reach over energized conductors to perform standard maintenance. The new belt strap allows for easy cinching at the waist to help decrease the risk of the apron dragging across… Read More

Cementex Announces New Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the new Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set, ideal for measuring overhead and underground voltages. The new Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set handles 0–40 kilovolts (kV) and can be used on higher voltages up to 240 kV if used with additional pairs of extension resistors. The device automatically adjusts the voltage display to match resistors if used. With three operation modes, AC, Hi-Pot, and DC, the Digital Voltage Phasing Meter… Read More

Cementex Personal Protective Task Wear and Equipment for Worker Safety

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights its UltraLite Series of Arc Flash PPE Task Wear and PPE storage canisters. Cementex’s UltraLite Series Arc Flash PPE Task Wear is designed to combine complete safety with comfort. The 11 cal/cm2 UltraLite garments include a balaclava-hooded long-sleeve t-shirt and simple high-waisted12 cal/cm2 pants, made to fit comfortably over daily-wear clothing. With kits available that include gloves, a hardhat and clear faceshield. UltraLite Task Wear… Read More
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