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Metal Fabrication

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Across the wide range of processes in a metal fabrication facility, workers face many conflicting demands. They are asked to deliver increased productivity while at the same time remaining compliant with process and product protection mandates. Workers are exposed to hazards from extreme heat and molten metal to heavy duty stamping, forging and cutting. They require the rugged protection of welding and insulated gloves along with powerful grip and small-muscle dexterity needed for assembly, finishing and maintenance. Ansell offers gloves and sleeves that meet this wide range of worker needs.

Industry Processes

molding

CASTING & MELTING

Applications

  • Foundry operations
  • Handling materials with sharp or rough edges
  • Handling parts in high heat areas

User needs

  • Abrasion & cut resistance
  • Grip in dry environments
  • Flame & contact heat resistance
sheet_metal_workshop

FORGING

Applications

  • Forging operations
  • Forging shapes using presses or hammers
  • Extruding, bending and punching shapes

User needs

  • Abrasion & cut resistance
  • Grip in dry environments
  • Flame & contact heat resistance
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STAMPING & CUTTING

Applications

  • Press shop operations
  • Processing sheets, coils, tubes
  • Cutting glass sheets, panels

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, impact resistance
  • Grip in both dry and oily environments
  • Contact heat resistance
machining

MACHINING

Applications

  • Metalwork, glass processing
  • Fabricating metal parts, glass sheets
  • Assembly and inspection of components

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, chemical resistance
  • Grip in both dry and oily environments
  • Dexterity, tactility
logistic

LOGISTICS

Applications

  • Delivery of parts to production line
  • Delivery of finished equipment
  • Driving fork lifts and trailers

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut resistance
  • Grip in both dry and oily environments
  • Thermal protection against cold weather
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FINISHING SHOP

Applications

  • Plating, coating, sealing, painting
  • Applying finish to materials, products
  • Handling application & cleaning tools

User needs

  • Paint compatible, antistatic clothing
  • Silicone- and lint-free hand protection
  • Sweat resistant garments
final_assembly

ASSEMBLY

Applications

  • Fastening components, parts
  • Positioning equipment using hands, tools
  • Adjusting panels, parts, components

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut resistance
  • Grip in a dry environment
  • Dexterity, tactility
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MAINTENANCE

Applications

  • Production line support & maintenance
  • Equipment repair, maintenance
  • Assembly & disassembly of equipment

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, chemical resistance
  • Dexterity, tactility
  • Flame & contact heat resistance

Case Study

Metal Fabrication-Case Study

Metal Fabrication

Ansell Guardian for Metal Fabrication

In the News

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Almost 20% of all workplace injuries involve cuts and lacerations to the hand and fingers. Most of these could have been prevented with the right protection. #madewithHyFlex

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22 April 2019

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