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We have been shortlisted in the Pride of Tameside Awards!

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Pride of Tameside Business Awards in the categories of Manufacturing & Engineering Business, Micro Business and Export. A special mention should go to Justin Benson, our Managing Director, who has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneur of the Year category. The 2019 awards ceremony will be presented at a gala […]

Solotec Scientific designs an enclosure for testing of lithium-ion battery cells for leading UK Electric Vehicle Manufacturer

The Challenge The initial brief was to design and supply an enclosure for the testing of lithium-ion battery cells. Lithium batteries are one of the most commonly used energy storage units today. Whilst they offer distinct performance advantages in comparison to other batteries cells, lithium batteries also present significant safety concerns that need to be […]

Asbestos Safety: Safety Enclosures

Asbestos refers to six naturally occurring minerals containing silicate anions, these microscopic fibres can cause a number of different health conditions. Before the dangerous health concerns were discovered, asbestos was commonly used in buildings built before 2000 for insulation, roofing, flooring as well as being sprayed onto ceilings and walls. Asbestos poses little risk if […]

School Safety: Asbestos in Schools

In previous news articles, we have discussed the dangers of asbestos inhalation and why it is vital to use safety enclosures when examining possible contaminated materials. Continual exposure to dangerous asbestos dust can cause inflammation in the respiratory tract, this can cause scarring which develops into conditions such as emphysema. Asbestos was used in building […]

Asbestos Safety: Safety Enclosures

Not all of our customers use our cabinets for Asbestos Analysis,recently however there have been a couple of high profile cases in the press regarding the issues surrounding the material. Below is a short piece on Asbestos, its problems and testing in a laboratory environment. Asbestos Safety: Safety Enclosures Asbestos refers to six naturally occurring […]

Do I Need a Safety Enclosure?

A chemical reaction is defined as the process of two reactants chemically changing to produce one or more products, these are commonly performed in laboratories throughout the world. Some reactions produce hazardous by-products which, if inhaled through the respiratory system, would be harmful to anyone within the surrounding area. To prevent this, fume enclosures are […]

Made to order products

If you require any information on our products, custom built benchtop ductless (or ducted if required) fume hoods and enclosures or accessories please do call us on +44 (0)161 339 6187 or email us at info@waysafe.co.uk  and we will gladly discuss your needs, providing you with a solution to your benchtop safety requirements. As well as […]

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