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INCREASE OF RISK SEVERITY

Light material handling

Small parts assembly (without sharp edges)

Cardboard packaging

General purpose

Shipping & receiving

Aircraft engine building & assembly

White goods manufacturing

Carbon fiber handling

Recycling component dismantling

Metal panels Small parts

assembly (with sharp edges)

Light automotive body assembly

Sheet glass handling in production

Electrical wire & component assembly

Steel fixing & erecting

Medium pressing oily metal parts

Canning & bottling

Food preparation & processing

Automotive maintenance & repairs

Cable trunking

Food deboning

Glass & window handling

Heavy pressing oily metal parts

Metal cut-off recycling

Meat processing Heavy duty glass & bottling Pulp & paper Heavy metal sheet handling Canning

USE THIS SCALE TO FIND OUT WHICH CUT LEVEL YOU NEED FOR THE APPLICATION AT HAND!

EN 388: 2016

ACROSS THE SCALE, SHOWA HAS YOU COVERED

LOW CUT LEVEL NEEDED

MEDIUM CUT LEVEL

NEEDED HIGH CUT LEVEL NEEDED

A B C D E F

540D 546X 4561 8110 8127

541 546 234

S-TEX 581 257

542 546W 234X 3416 257X

545 346

S-TEX 541

S-TEX KV3

KV660 386

S-TEX 300

576 S-TEX

350

577 S-TEX

376

GP-KV1 S-TEX

377

GP-KV2R

240

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ANSI vs. EN ANSI/ISEA 105: measures MASS using grams

EN 388: measures FORCE using newtons

N=gx0.00981 force = mass x 0.00981

A 2N-5N

EN 388: 2016 Tested to ISO 13997

B 5N-10N

C 10N-15N

D 15N-22N

E 22N-30N

F 30N+

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