Making Sense of Control Reliability

29 August 2019

Hard guarding alone does not ensure a safe machine operation. With access needed to perform maintenance, often times for set up or to remove a jam, how can safety be ensured?

Calculating a Safe Distance between to position a Light Curtain from a potential hazard.

01 August 2019

Light Curtains have become a very popular safety device since they provide a machine shutdown when properly integrated into the Safety System and an Employee breaks the protected barrier/beam, while providing clear sight into the process. However, many times the Employee is not adequately protected because of the safe distance not being established or incorrectly applied.