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Machine Safeguarding Applications

The two-hand control safety module ensures that the machine cycle begins and runs only when the operator touches both Self-Checking Touch Buttons (STBs) within half a second. The machine cycle will automatically come to a stop if either of the STBs is released. This ensures machine operator safety by positioning the operator in a safe location while the machine is in operation. The module is also compatible with existing mechanical palm buttons. It has inputs for one pair of operator buttons and four 6-amp safety outputs, as well as auxiliary outputs.
Light curtain arrays can be used to protect against potential injury by preventing machine movement when a beam is broken. When a beam is broken by the presence of an object or person's extremity, a safety output is triggered to power down the machine to prevent damage or personal injury. Here a light curtain array is used to prevent access during the operation of a punch press.
  • In Iowa:

    Toll Free: (800) 328-6236
    Phone: (515) 225-6933
    Fax: (515) 225-0063

    1207 Maple Street
    P.O. Box 65310
    West Des Moines, Iowa 50265   (map)
    In Nebraska:

    Toll Free: (888) 304-7629
    Phone: (402) 467-4041
    Fax: (402) 467-4072

    5900 N. 58th Street, Suite 2
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    Phone: (816) 256-4142
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