Ensuring optimal oxy-fuel operations safety and performance is dependent on proper equipment selection and adherence to sound practices.
Rockford Systems underscores the human element of machine safety while improving the bottom line by increasing compliance, reducing risk, lowering costs and improving productivity.
They want to better educate manufacturers to the dangers of unguarded machinery and help to curb serious injuries and reduce lost productivity.
Machine guarding plays an increasing role in protecting operators of robotic welding, assembly, CNC and metal cutting equipment.
Ideal for quick machine shut-off in dangerous situations, ECN/EQN/ERN 400 connection encoders from Heidenhain use a new shaft coupling for mechanical fault exclusion when connecting to the user’s machine shaft.
The GuardRite Retractable Barrier System from Rite-Hite is ideal for wide loading, flatbed and finger docks, and protecting sensitive internal equipment installations and pedestrian areas from forklift impact in steel and automotive industry applications.
An alternative to light curtains or area scanners, the Vertiguard Automated Barrier Panel from Rite-Hite Machine Guarding is ideal for small interaction points with single or double robotic cells, part assembly, and conveyor openings.