Carrie Halle

Carrie Halle is vice president of marketing for Rockford Systems, LLC, 4620 Hydraulic Road, Rockford, IL 61109, 815-874-7891, Fax: 815-874-6144,,

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What You Must Know About Die Safety Blocks

They protect anyone working in the die area of a press from a free-falling upper die/slide if a brake or counterbalance fails, a pitman arm or adjusting screw breaks, or hydraulic pressure is suddenly lost. These devices look simple, but many shops struggle with what type of to use, how many to use, and where to put them. Here’s what you need to know.