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Welding safety sensor


The RKC-500 Detect-A-Finger drop-probe device prevents welding machinery from starting its stroke if a finger or hand is detected in the point-of-operation area. Key components are a sensing probe module with a rod shaped to fit over or around the work piece and a control module. When the welder operator initiates a stroke, the sensing probe is released and drops. If the probe detects anything more than the material, it averts cycling. If an operator’s fingers or hands haven’t entered the point-of-operation area, the sensing probe will drop into its preset position and the control unit will allow the welder to operate.

Rockford Systems

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