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Keeping the Tracks Turning

Fluid Transfer Solutions provider Pirtek UK returns to the PlantworX exhibition with a new product that can help safeguard the safety of anyone exposed to hydraulic systems. ugg australia classic nike air max 90 femme 2017 From 6 to 8 June this year, Pirtek will take its place amongst the elite of the construction equipment and plant hire sector at the PlantworX exhibition at Bruntingthorpe. adidas homme And rightly so. From the very moment of its inception more than 30 years ago, Pirtek has been a staunch and loyal supporter…

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Pirtek shows the love with new glove

The velocity of fluid forced through a pinhole break in a hydraulic hose can be in excess of 250 metres per second (600 ft/s) close to the muzzle velocity of a gun. Fluid, released in a fine jet at this velocity is sufficient to penetrate through protective clothing, including protective gloves. Skin penetration can occur up to 100 mm away from the fluid source and at pressures as low as 100 psi. The toxicity of the injected fluid leads to necrosis of the affected area, in addition compartment syndrome occurs,…

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