Blog

Welcome to our blog! Browse through our blog for photos of our gear in use, client feedback, tips and advise as well as the the latest news on lifting equipment, lashing equipment & tie downs, lifting slings & 4x4 recovery equipment.

Celebrating Valentine's Day at Special Industrial Supplies

Date: 
15th February 2013

We took some time out this afternoon at Special Industrial Supplies to celebrate Valentines Day. All our staff went home with a rose or three!

Valentine's Day Celebration

Fall Arrest System: How to wear a safety harness

Date: 
15th February 2013

A Full Body Harness plays a crucial role in any fall arrest system. Any person working at height should wear a full body harness in case of a fall. The full body harness distributes the force of impact of a fall evenly on the thighs and torso region of the body.

Features of our range of ANSI certified full body harnesses from KARAM

Date: 
14th February 2012

KARAM has introduced a range of ANSI Z359.1 certified full body harnesses. The safety harnesses include features such complete lock stitching at all strap joints, webbing that can hold over 5000 pounds (over 2000 KG) and fully adjustable thigh straps with tongue buckles & grommets for locking (on certain modules).

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Tip from one of our customers who is a tidy camper!

Date: 
6th February 2013

Handy tip from one of our customers:

"As you know tents, pegs and ropes can become quite a messy business. After camping for a weekend its fairly easy just to chuck all these mentioned items into a bag an "wola" it’s the end of it.

In the pic you can clearly see the two black bags, containing the tent and side awnings. It not only appears neat and organized, but also contributes to the life of the tent.

Full Body Harnesses

Date: 
3rd February 2013

A full body harness is the ideal fall protection wear that should be worn by a worker, since it distributes the force of impact incurred in the event of a fall evenly on the thighs and torso region of the body.

RUD expanding in South Africa in partnership with Special Industrial Supplies

Date: 
1st February 2013

Special Industrial Supplies was recently mentioned in a RUD press release. The German copy of the press release is attached as a PDF below and can be loosely translated into English as:

"By bringing Special Industrial Supplies on board as a distributor, we will strengthen and expand our market in South Africa.

We remained stuck to the ground – thanks to your SECURETECH storm straps!

Date: 
23rd January 2013

Here are some pictures from Andre Janse van Rensburg taken over the holidays:

"Our campsite was right in front with the beach on our doorstep. We had the best view in town and took the full force of the wind from either side. We remained stuck to the ground – thanks to your SECURETECH windstraps".

Storm Strap

Versatile Cargo Nets

Date: 
2nd January 2012

SECURETECH manufactures high quality cargo nets in different sizes and with different size meshes. The nets are made of UV treated, high-tensile polyethylene braid to ensure that your load stays in place!

The cargo nets are idea for securing a load on a roof rack, back of a bakkie or trailer. The cargo nets come with different attachments including heavy duty rings, hightech lightweight duckbill with teeth moulded in nylon or heavy duty die-cast cam buckle system.

Quality Machine Moving Skates

Date: 
19th December 2012

We supply a range of high quality machine moving skates imported from Germany. The moving skates are capable of handling loads from 6 000kg to 150 000kg.

The picture below shows the 12 000kg set.

Machine Moving Skate

Machine Moving Skates

SECURETECH kinetic recovery rope

Date: 
15th December 2012

We recently supplied our range of SECURETECH 4x4 recovery equipment to a VOETSPORE tour.  The picture below shows the Kinetic Recovery Rope from SECURETECH.