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Beacon’s Contribution During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID -19 pandemic has taken its toll on us all, the impact has been profound, and the consequences are certain to be felt for years to come. As individuals and businesses, we have had to adapt to the challenging environment we have found ourselves. I wanted to give some personal insight into the past…

We’re Expanding!

We are delighted to announce that today we have acquired ARENZ, an asbestos removal equipment retailer in New Zealand. We are excited to extend our expertise globally and will continue to pride ourselves on excellent service and high-quality products. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients for their trust and custom,…

What type of coveralls should I use to protect me against hazardous substances?

What type of coverall should I use? There can be many reasons to use protective clothing, in particular the different types of coveralls. In most situations our bodies are effectively protected by our regular clothes and our skin. However, in some circumstances, we are subjected to environments and substances that are more harsh than day-to-day…

How to Use Bostik ET150

Bostik Idenden Sprayable Vapour Barrier Coating or ET-150 is ideal as an incapsulating barrier coating. It is often used as an asbestos encapsulant, as well as for internal and external insulated piping equipment and air conditioning ducting. The removal or incapsulation of asbestos, or material suspected to contain asbestos requires care and dismantling of any…

X-Tex: A How-To DIY Guide

How to Use X-Tex Artex Remover? Trade Strip X-Tex is an excellent Artex remover, and allows for the removal of textured coatings such as *Artex® without causing dust from harmful asbestos fibres. Some textured coatings, which were mainly sold and applied before the 1990s, may contain harmful substances such as asbestos fibres. It is important that…

Updated Product Guide for 2021!

We are pleased to announce the new version of our product guide.   If you would like a copy sent to you, please call your local branch: London 01708 869 333  Midlands 01536 762 939  Leeds 0113 279 9990 Click below to open the product guide in a new window Click here

Pro 2000 Filter: Can a reusable mask filter block a virus?

The short answer is yes, in most cases the Pro 2000 PF10 P3 filter can protect the user from viruses. There are, of course, some things to consider when looking at the efficacy to filter out viruses though. The filter is an incredibly fine mesh which works by blocking the virus particles from coming through…

Do you need a face fit test for a Scott Aviva 40 half mask?

Whether you are a seasoned wearer of protective equipment, or you are new to the world of half mask respirators, the requirements and specifications can often be confusing! This article will explain what a face fit test is, what a Scott Aviva 40 half mask can protect you against, and whether you will need to…

50 x NPU 5000s in Action!

We have received a fantastic picture of 50 of our NPU 5000s in action, taken by Allan Brown. You can browse our NPUs to hire here Or to buy here Get in touch to discuss your needs 01708 869333 #Asbestos #AsbestosRemoval #AsbestosAwareness #HealthandSafety #Demolition

3 of Beacon's SafeChange Vacuum Cleaners in red and black

Beacon SafeChange Vacuum Cleaners

Our new range of Safe Change Vacuums allow the user to safely vacuum hazardous dust and when the job is finished the full dust collection pod and be safely removed and a new one fitted without the need for a controlled environment. This new range of equipment is ideal for asbestos removal licensed and non-licensed…