Machine Safeguarding

Safeguarding the Shop: Piping Job Shops for Oxy-fuel Efficiency, Safety and Performance

Ensuring optimal oxy-fuel operations safety and performance is dependent on proper equipment selection and adherence to sound practices.
Machine Safeguarding: Articles

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Machine Safeguarding: Industry News

SICK Hires Safety Applications Specialist

Chris Soranno will be involved in designing machine safety systems, performing safeguarding assessments and implementing risk reduction techniques.
Chris Soranno will perform risk assessments, review safety applications and recommend safety solutions.

Machine Safety Management wins ASSE Award

The Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management recognizes their software solution for machine safety.

Omron Welcomes New President

Robert (Robb) M. Black, Omron Automation and Safety “I am very excited to be joining a company with such a rich history of innovation and passion for serving the needs of society, and I look forward to leading us to the next level. We are already well positioned as an automation leader, and we continue to forge deeper customer relationships in markets where automation makes a significant, sustainable impact such as digital, automotive and packaging, among others.”
Robert M. Black takes over their Automation and Safety business in the Americas.


Machine Safeguarding: Products

Curtains for Machine Guarding

Booth S-2117: Strong stainless steel mesh safety curtains from North American Safety Products can be added to any REAR-GUARD product to maintain flow-through ventilation and visibility for monitoring operations while capturing flying debris and preventing hands, fingers and other objects from entering the guarded area.
Expandable REAR-GUARD perimeter guarding from North American Safety Products provides ideal barriers for welding and machine tool operations.

Machine Guarding Systems for Welding Cells

Strong, reliable and extremely versatile MachineGuard barriers from WireCrafters are an effective and economical way to protect personnel and machinery from the dangers posed by automated equipment. These barriers, which are always on duty, unaffected by power outages or electrical problems, allow easy integration of access doors or material-handling openings with system controls.
WireCrafters offers their Machine Guarding Systems for robotic welding cells and around machinery where employee safety and protecting critical equipment is key.

Safeguarding the Shop

ABB Jokab Safety provides complete protection solutions, from individual safety components to safety PLC controlled custom processes to complete machine safety systems that protect machine operators, staff and equipment while meeting standards and regulations. (second view)
A review of some of the latest machine safeguarding devices and related shop safety systems designed for protection of both employees and equipment in the workplace.