The Smart Factory reduces insurance costs and increases productivity and profitability by investing in new systems with advanced technology to protect both workers and equipment. Here are some of the latest advances in protective equipment, safety automation and services, and more that can help make your shop become a safer workplace.
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They now sell the Sentinel Plus press brake guarding system in North America to safeguard operators from serious injury.
They realign management of sales territories, shift resources to support key markets, and add Mike Spain as director of key accounts.
Rockford Systems launches a campaign to help raise funding and student awareness of the importance of machine safeguarding.
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.