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New Transmon iTEch forklift safety systems at IMHX
Transmon is exhibiting its new iTEch range of safety systems for forklift trucks, including pedestrian alerts, reversing alerts and zone speed control systems, at IMHX 2013 on stand 19J115, in hall 19 of Birmingham’s NEC, from 19-22 March
The new iTEch range from Transmon (http://www.transmon.com/)
“We design, manufacture and install a range of forklift add-on systems that can be used to improve forklift operations” Paul Sercombe from Transmon Engineering explains. “However, all our devices must be utilised in addition to the correct driver and pedestrian training.”
The Transmon iTEch PAS Pedestrian Alert System, for example, enhances safety by making forklift operators aware of a pedestrian’s presence. The system detects the presence of a pedestrian via an RFID active tag worn by workers onsite at all times.
“The iTEch PAS helps reduce the risk of a forklift and pedestrian collision in any operation, particularly when visitors are onsite, such as visiting lorry drivers or during busy times when temporary staff are employed” Paul explains. “It enhances awareness of the potential dangers, but should be considered the last line of defence against accidents, after training, staff accountability and management.”
Another RFID safety system in Transmon’s iTEch range is the iTEch Active Reversing System (http://www.transmon.com/
“The iTEch Active Reversing System is ideal for large plant and vehicles with limited rear visibility” says Paul. “The visual and audible alarms get progressively louder and faster as the vehicle gets closer to an object.”
The iTEch Zone Control System (http://www.transmon.com/
Visitors to Transmon’s stand will be able to see various products from Transmon’s new iTEch range, as well as speak to a specialist about ways Transmon can help materials handling operations to reduce costs, enhance efficiency and improve safety. To find out more, visit www.transmon.co.uk.
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NOTES TO EDITORS
Transmon Engineering Ltd designs, manufactures and installs a range of modular systems that can be fitted to new or existing forklift trucks (or similar equipment) to improve health and safety, fleet management and overall productivity. The company’s product development team incorporates highly experienced engineers to draw on the latest technology to add value to materials handling operations.
Transmon is ISO9001:2000 accredited and based in Leicester, UK, with a network of field service engineers. The company’s portfolio includes over 15 standard systems that are used throughout the world, most of which can be fitted within a day.
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