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July PPE Offerings – N95 Masks, Gowns, Shields, etc,

27 July 2020

RT Technologies has several PPE options available for purchase (masks, gowns, gloves, shields).  Please see the chart below and contact us with order inquiries.  You may email us at contact@rtlasersafety.com or call us at 770-332-0092. We look forward to working with you! We do have a few cases of the N95 masks (#4 below) in […]

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

5 June 2020

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? Coveralls, masks, gloves, respirators – They have different functions, but their goal is the same:  to protect the wearer from potential health and safety hazards. Body Suits, N-95 Masks, and Alcohol wipes – we’ve got you covered! RT Technologies offered PPE to the nuclear industry before the COVID-19 pandemic.  […]

How can I protect myself from the Coronavirus?

19 February 2020

The coronavirus has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China, over 2,000 deaths, and more than 75,000 sickened.  There is also a growing number of other international locations, including the United States (California, Illinois, Arizona, Washington, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Texas – so far).  According to the CDC director: “Novel coronavirus ‘is probably with us […]

Laser Safety Enclosures – Custom made to fit your facility

31 January 2020

RT Technologies designs and manufactures custom laser safety enclosures.  Our enclosures are tailor-made for your specific application.  Whether you need a full sized room with a door for a robot, or a portable enclosure that can moved from place to place, we have a solution for you. Room Size Laser Safety Enclosures Delivery for a […]

Reduce Radiation Exposure and promote ALARA in your Radiation Safety Program

10 January 2020

The ‘State of the Art’ ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) suit has been proven to reduce Gamma Doses at your nuclear facility.  The ALARA suit utilizes a patented blend of shielding material to reduce whole body radiation exposure to workers.  This solution affords the wearer of the suit with a comfortable wearing experience while […]

Safety messages on LED signs for your office or hospital

17 December 2019

X-rays are one of the greatest discoveries ever made. Their uses include the medical field, the auto industry, packaged goods industry, and airport security. Their uses are essential, but that doesn’t mean they’re good for us. Exposure to X-ray radiation is a health hazard, especially when used on a daily basis.  Posting x-ray warning signs […]

Do windows need to be covered when using a laser?

6 December 2019

A few times I have been told that people are using a piece of cloth to cover windows when they are using a laser.  They believe that since the window is blocked to light that a laser beam will not pass through.  This is NOT a true statement!  This would be similar to saying “I’m […]

Protecting first responders in a radioactive emergency

21 October 2019

Are you concerned about a radioactive emergency? We have the protection you need. On March 11, 2011, following an earthquake, a 15-meter tsunami disabled the power supply and cooling of three Fukushima Daiichi reactors.  This caused a nuclear accident.  All three cores largely melted in the first three days.  Workers at Fukushima Daiichi currently are […]

Do you need an interlock system for your laser?

27 September 2019

Do you need an interlock system for your laser? Most likely, the answer is yes.  The main function of a laser interlock system is to prevent inadvertent access of untrained people to a designated laser area where they may be at risk of exposure to a harmful laser emission. We provide easy to install, turn-key […]

Vision Panels for Operating Room Windows

16 September 2019

Vision Panels are ideal for any of the following industries and applications where privacy and observation controls are needed: • Healthcare • Commercial • Security They are ideal for use in operating rooms and are effective in blocking all medical lasers of all wavelengths. The vision panel can be installed as a standard fit within […]

How to Properly Position Laser Curtains in Your Facility

30 August 2019

Laser curtains are used as a passive guard to enclose an area where Class 3B or Class 4 lasers are in use.  They protect against accidental exposure to the laser beam or for long term blocking of laser radiation at lower power densities. We offer many types of barriers depending on the power of your […]

Illuminated Safety Signs in a Medical Setting

19 August 2019

Do you need illuminated safety signs in a medical setting?  Keeping patients safe in a medical office or hospital is of utmost importance.  If your facility uses lasers or X-Ray machines, an illuminated sign will keep patients, visitors, and employees aware of the hazards. RT Technologies offers several types of signs, but today we will […]

A Guide to Choosing Laser Safety Glasses

7 August 2019

Protecting Their Eyes: A Guide to Choosing Laser Safety Glasses Lasers are in use in many facets of our lives today.  For example, they use lasers in medical offices, dentist offices, eye surgery centers, research, education, and industrial applications.  You need eye protection when using a laser.  And, if you are in a medical facility, […]

Curtains or Blinds? Choosing a Laser Safety Barrier for Your Facility

30 July 2019

Choosing a Laser Safety Barrier for your facility can be a difficult decision.  But, we can help you decide if curtains or blinds would be the best fit for your application.  Curtains are a great option if you have a large area you would like to separate into smaller areas.  For example, in a laboratory, […]

Designing a Laser Entry System

23 July 2019

Designing a laser entry system may seem like a daunting task.  But, it can as simple as filling out our design form.  Our ICS-6 Interlock system provides a fail-safe Interlock System.  The ICS-6 Controller prohibits unauthorized personnel from laser radiation areas. For example, if someone opens a door when the laser is on, the ICS-6 […]

Laser Regulations – Keeping Employees Up-to-Speed

17 July 2019

The American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers (ANSI Z136.1 – 2014) is the primary driver for all laser safety training in the U.S.A.  ANSI Z136.1-2014 is recognized by OSHA as the guide for laser end users in any environment.  The fundamental laser safety training requirements are as follows: You must provide training for […]

Dangers of Exposure: Uncovering Beam Hazards of Lasers

11 July 2019

Let’s talk about the beam hazards of lasers.  The word “laser” is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.  In fact, lasers produce an intense, highly directional beam of light.  As a result, if directed, reflected, or focused upon an object, laser light will be partially absorbed, raising the temperature of the […]

Sizing and Signage: How to Select LED Signs for Your Facility

3 July 2019

Safety signs are found in almost every area in office buildings and large facilities.  Why are these signs important?  They are informational and can also protect you, your staff, and visitors from hazards.  For instance, our LED signs can be connected to an X-Ray machine.  When the X-Ray machine is in use, the sign will […]

Keeping Your Employees Safe: How to Implement and Use Laser Enclosures in the Workplace

24 June 2019

Laser enclosures are essential structures to use as barriers for laboratories, operating rooms,  laser cutting machines, robots, welding, drilling, etc.  Laser enclosures  reduce injuries in the workplace. Barriers do not have to be a room with four walls and a roof (although, this is necessary for some applications).  Here are a few options for containing […]

An Introduction to Laser Blocking Blinds

12 June 2019

An Introduction to Laser Blocking Blinds Laser Blocking Blinds are suitable for many applications involving the use of lasers.   For example, use cases can be found in the Healthcare market — specifically in patient operating rooms, ambulatory centers, and dentist / doctor offices.  Our Laser Blocking Blinds create a safe barrier between the laser and […]