News & Case Studies

It's clear why Rivet made the big change to TECMEN

Posted by Shane Carroll on 25 June 2019

Rivet, New Plymouth - case study

'Now we can start and work right through the day comfortably with no problems'

We meet with Nana and Ganesh, two of the engineers at Rivet about what they think of the TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmet with FreFlow Respirators 

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

Action Engineering share their love for Tecmen Welding Helmets

Posted by Shane Carroll on 18 June 2019

Action Engineering, Dunedin - case study

' It's terrific!  I find it has more clarity than my old Speedglas™ helmet or my Sentinel helmet ..and I thought they were good!'

We meet with Matt Davidson from Action Engineering about what they think of the TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmet with FreFlow Respirator 

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

How select and fit earmuffs for hearing protection

Posted by Andy Thomas on 11 June 2019

When it comes to hearing protection, earmuffs are often thought of as the more comfortable option over earplugs, however concerns arise in terms of getting them to fit with other PPE such as helmets, hardhats and glasses.  The good news is, there's actually a wide variety of earmuffs in the market to suit most workplace situations.  Read on to find out how to select, and correctly fit the right earmuffs for your workshop situation.

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Topics: Safety

June July Update 2019

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 05 June 2019

 

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Topics: Insider

How to correctly insert and check earplugs

Posted by Shane Carroll on 28 May 2019

Earplugs are a must for many people, whether you're working in a noisy environment, or need to block out noise to get to sleep at night.  Although earplugs are now available with up to level 5 protection (the highest level of protection for Australian and New Zealand standards), like other equipment, they can only provide that protection if worn correctly.  Here's a quick guide to fitting and checking your earplugs.

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Topics: Safety

Everything you need to know about workplace hearing protection

Posted by Clayton Thomas on 22 May 2019

Hearing protection is a serious matter - once it's gone, it's gone!  The good news is, keeping everyone safe from excessive noise in the workshop doesn't need to be complicated - keep reading for your so quick, so easy guide to workplace hearing protection...

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Topics: Safety

Mirror finishing on stainless steel tubes & pipes

Posted by Eddie Thomas on 14 May 2019

Want to know how to get a quality mirror finish on your stainless steel pipes or tubes?  Look no further - here's a guide to all the tools and techniques you need to make your fabrication shine!

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Topics: Metal Finishing

How to get a satin finish on stainless steel tubes & pipes

Posted by Eddie Thomas on 07 May 2019

Getting a nice brushed satin finish on flat surfaces seems simple enough, but what about products with curves?  Stainless Steel tubes and pipes require a little more time and technique, especially if you've got welded T-sections or tight curves, but with the right tools and information it can be done!  Here's how...

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Topics: Metal Finishing

How to polish stainless steel to a mirror finish

Posted by Julian Prestidge on 23 April 2019

A mirror finish on stainless steel is not just aesthetically pleasing, but it has a few other benefits depending on exactly what you're fabricating.  Keep reading to see if a mirror finish is what you really want, and find the processes and products that will get you a great end result!

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Topics: Metal Finishing

April May Update 2019

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 17 April 2019

 

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Topics: Insider