In the event of a power interruption, the Sensing-Saf-Start automatically disconnects power to a machine so that when power is restored, the machine won’t restart. Only after the reset button has been pressed by the machine operator can the machine be restarted.
The Machine Safeguarding Annual Verification Audit service verifies safeguarded equipment is being used as designed. The primary evaluation criteria are visual inspection and function testing of safeguarding, controls, disconnects, motor starters and properly applied mechanical power transmission apparatus covers.
The RS360 workplace safety portfolio has been expanded with a new Remote Safeguarding Assessment Service designed for customers with less complex machine safeguarding requirements that need to be evaluated for CFR OSHA 1910, ANSI B11 series standards and NFPA 79/70E compliance.
The Ejection Curtain Guarding Kit gives machinists confidence, knowing they’re able to achieve efficient hydraulic press use while being protected by a coiled wire fabric guard that reduces the risk of cuts, lacerations and punctures from flying debris.
The Soft Touch Pinch-Point Safety System is the first and only fully passive safeguarding system designed to prevent a riveter, spot welder or other small machine from applying full force if it detects fingers in the machine’s point-of-operation area.
Rockford Systems introduces the UNITROL Soft Touch Pinch-Point Safety System, the first and only fully passive safeguarding system designed to prevent a riveter or welder from applying force if it detects fingers in the point-of-operation. By measuring electrical continuity between electrodes, Soft Touch prevents the machine from delivering force onto the operator’s fingers.