Common Foundries Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.

Abrasive Handling

Preparing casting molds is rough on a workers hands.  With abrasive resistant gloves, your hands are protected.

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MCR Safety Cut Pro®  10 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut and Puncture Resistant Work Gloves Nitrile Foam...

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 10 Gauge...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Hero™ 7 Gauge Regular Weight Shell Made with ARX® Aramid Fibers Cut...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja® Max Cut Resistant Work Gloves 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond...

Radiant Heat

Hot-Casting work requires arms and hands covered with excellent protection.  Good thing we manufacture an aluminized backed glove!

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Side Split Leather Aluminized Back and...

MCR Safety Welding Sleeve with Adjustable Neck Strap 25 Inch Length

Bib with snaps to fit cape sleeves, 20 Inches

MCR Safety Welding Select Split Cow Leather Welding Chaps - 38 Inches Long

Chemicals and Liquids

Metal casting involves liquids, moisture, and some hazardous chemicals like Benzene, Formaldehyde, and Sulfuric Acid, just to name a few.  Check out the chemical protection offered.

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Long Flock Lined Rubber Latex Gloves 18 mil Thickness 12 Inch Length Industry Standard...

PredaStretch™ Work Gloves 18 Gauge Seamless Nylon Shell Full PVC Nitrile Coating with Sandy...

Etched Rubber Coated Work Gloves 12 Inch Length Fully Coated Comfortable Interlock Lining Treated...

Hot Steam

6X greater Anti Fog eyewear and goggles are excellent for working around hot steam. 

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Swagger® RP2 Series Black Safety Glasses with Clear Lenses MAX36™ Anti-Fog / Anti-Scratch...

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 Piece Molded Face Shield MAX6® Premium Anti-Fog Coating

Hydroblast­® HB3 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6™ Anti-Fog Lens Coating Adjustable Rubber...

HDX1 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Lenses MAX6® Anti-Fog Coating Removable Elastic Strap

Impaired Vision

Eyewear hazards are everywhere in foundries, definitely when there is a lot of flying molten metal present.  Do not worry; we have a wide variety of premier eyewear styles to choose from.

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Ratchet Take Up Headgear Lightweight Blue Nylon Adjustable Size

Combo Kit, Item 483000 (Double Matrix headgear) + 494400 (Double Matrix Clear Acetate Face Shield)

Dominator™ DM3 Series Clear MAX6® Lenses - Anti-Fog Safety Glasses Gun Metal Frame Color with Red...

Mossy Oak® Blades® Swagger® UD1 Series Camouflage Safety Glasses Mossy Oak Shadow Grass® Blades®...

Material Handling

Handling rough metal parts premium premium safety gear.

Goatskin Leather Drivers Work Gloves Premium Grade Gold Grain Goatskin Leather Keystone Thumb

Mustang Utility Leather Drivers Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm Lined and Sewn with DuPont™...

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves DSM...

MCR Safety NXG® Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon Spandex Shell Bi-Polymer Coated Palm, Fingers, and...

Overall Visibility

Poor illumination throughout foundries requires workers needing visibility. 

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ANSI Class 2, Type R Tear-away, Mesh, 2" Silver Dual horizontal stripes, hook & loop closure, Orange

Flame Resistant (FR) Safety Vest Class 2 Modacrylic / Aramid Blend 2 Inch Silver Stripes

Flame Resistant (FR) Deluxe Reflective Coverall Max Comfort™ Material with reflective stripes 88%...

Flame Resistant (FR) Safety Vest Class 3, Mesh Modacrylic / Aramid Blend 2 Inch Silver Stripes

Sharp Objects

Handling mold plates can easily lacerate a worker's hands.  Check out our cut resistant gloves.

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Leather Drivers Work Gloves Select Grade Cow Grain Leather Kevlar™ Lined with Keystone Thumb

MCR Safety Gloves For Glory Leather Welding Work Gloves, Kevlar® Lined Premium Grain Goatskin...

Big Jake A+ Side Leather Palm Work Gloves 2.75 Inch Safety Cuff Palm Lined with DuPont™...

Leather Drivers Work Gloves Premium Goatskin Leather Lined with HyperMax® Cut Resistant...

Lack of Safety Knowledge

The saying goes, "You don't know what you don't know". Let our 360 team help you know more abut PPE.

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