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Rockford Systems, Inc.

4620 Hydraulic Rd., Rockford, IL, 61109, USA

  • 800-922-7533

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Rockford Systems, Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable and Push-Button E-Stop Assembly provides cam operation.

March 20, 2017

Featuring red mushroom-head button and indicator light bulb, CLM510 Cable and Push-Button E-Stop Assembly offers unique cam operation for faster positive stopping of metal working machines. Constructed with 21 ft of red PVC-covered steel cable and cable tension kit, CLM510 create safe condition when cable goes slack or is cut.

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Safety & Security Equipment

Milling Machie Draw Bar Cover features a ring and anchor chain.

October 12, 2016

Safe guarding vertical mill in machine shops from injuries caused by rotating shafts 7 feet or less from the floor and working platform, Milling Machine Draw Bar Cover is fabricated as a non-rotating, smooth, welded-steel enclosure, that is secured firmly to the vertical mill. Easy to install on any vertical mill that has up to a 7" extrusion,  draw bar cover acts as barrier between the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Safety Device For Lathes keeps operators from getting entagled.

May 31, 2012

Roll-up lead screw protection device for lathes protects operators from coming into contact with moving parts of lathe and keeps work clothes from getting entangled with moving parts. Two self-rolling/unrolling units consists of tear- and oil-resistant band attached to aluminum and pressed steel brackets that secure to and travel with lathe carriage. Roll-up lead screw protection device is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Safety Shields fit Bridgeport milling machines.

February 27, 2012

Suited for Bridgeport milling machines, chip shields provide barrier between flying chips (swarf), sparks, and coolant, and operators or other employees in surrounding area. Shields can be repositioned to accommodate tool and part changes. Constructed of transparent polycarbonate material, products attach directly to existing head machine bolts and feature flexible neoprene material attached at... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Grinder Shields suit single- and double-wheel grinders.

October 18, 2011

Consisting of impact-resistant, transparent polycarbonate with aluminum profile support, Electrically Interlocked Grinder Shields protect operator from flying chips and coolant. Shields offer horizontal and vertical adjustment with steel arm for mounting. When shield is swung out of position, positive contacts on microswitch open, sending stop signal to machine control. Use of shields exceeds... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Machine Shields protect milling operators from chips, coolant.

April 26, 2011

Available for vertical milling machines, electrically interlocked heavy-duty milling machine shields exceed OSHA and ANSI safety requirements. Products consist of thermo-formed, impact-resistant, transparent, polycarbonate front shield in tubular-steel frames. When shield is swung out of position at either of 2 safety microswitch location, positive contacts open and send stop signal to machine... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Heavy-Duty Drill Shields are electrically interlocked.

March 15, 2011

Made of high impact-resistant, transparent polycarbonate, Electrically Interlocked Drill Shields protect operators from flying chips and coolant. Adjustable shields clamp to steel support rod that rotates 180° and operates safety microswitch. When shield is swung out of position, positive contacts on microswitch open, sending stop signal to machine control. Available for small to large drill... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Electrically Interlocked Lathe Shields are IP67-rated.

October 20, 2010

Thermoformed, impact-resistant, transparent polycarbonate lathe shields protect operators from direct contact with upper portion of rotating chuck on. Heavy-duty tubular-steel frame is attached with steel clamp to support rotating arm that operates safety microswitch. When lathe shield is lifted up, positive contacts on microswitch open, sending stop signal to machine control. Interlocked shields... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bench Grinder Safety Gauge helps achieve OSHA compliance.

June 23, 2010

Made of Grade 5052 aluminum with H32 hardness, laser-cut bench grinder safety gauge enables users to properly adjust tongue and work rest openings on bench grinders to be in compliance with OSHA standards. It measures 2¾ in. wide, 2¼ in. high, and 0.1000 in. thick, and has ¼ in. hole for attachment to bench grinder. Safety yellow, durable powder-coated gauge has silk-screened text and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Heavy-Duty Safety Shields are electrically interlocked.

April 22, 2010

Designed for drill presses, milling machines, and lathe applications, electrically interlocked shields with safety microswitch send stop signal to machine control when swung out of position. Heavy-duty arms are constructed of pressed steel, while mounting brackets enclose safety microswitch to IP67 rating. Shields are made of high impact-resistant transparent polycarbonate that provides operator... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Safety Bumper System has built-in sensing device.

March 22, 2010

Industrial grade, pressure-sensitive, 4-wire safety bumper is designed to protect someone or something from hazardous machine conditions. When person or object comes in contact with safety bumper, signal is sent to stop machine. Bumper is fabricated of yellow, heavy-duty reinforced vinyl, and has 6 ft cable and aluminum mounting channel. Applications include in automated manufacturing, packaging... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Machine Safety Device protects small machne operators.

March 17, 2010

Designed to protect operator's fingers from point-of-operation hazards, DAF-100 Detect-A-Finger® consists of control box, drop-probe assembly, and aluminum sensing probes and provides adjustable stroke of up to 4 in. Drop-probe assembly moves sensing probe to point-of-operation hazard prior to each machine cycle, if probe encounters operator's fingers and fails to drop to preset position,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

Solid-State Press Automation Control has color touch screen.

September 28, 2009

OSHA and ANSI compliant SSC-3000 solid-state press automation control system is available for part-revolution-clutch mechanical power presses. Rack-mounted modular control system comes with expandable options, allowing changes to be made, or features to be added or deleted as press requirements change. It includes power supply module and main CPU card, and is designed to hold 8 additional cards... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flexible-Arm Shields protect operator from chips and sparks.

April 17, 2009

Suitable for lathes, drills, mills, grinders, and band saws, Flexible-Arm Shields have spring steel arms covered with vinyl to protect against grease and oil. Arms offer virtually unlimited adjustment possibilities and direct or magnetic mounting. Direct-mount base can be fastened right on machine, while magnetic base consists of 3 in. diameter magnet with 100 lb holding force. Transparent... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

Grinder Shields can be mounted directly or magnetically.

July 11, 2007

Double-wheel grinder shield provides protection for both wheels of grinder and measures 18 x 6 in. Measuring 6 x 6 in., impact-resistant single-wheel grinder is available with 2 different sized arms. Shields are made of clear 3/16 in. polycarbonate and can be mounted using direct-mount base fastened to grinder table or pedestal. Able to be secured to flat ferrous mounting surface, magnetic base... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Services

Seminar teaches machine safeguarding processes.

March 21, 2007

Offered monthly, 2½-day seminar informs those in positions of responsibility for machine safety how to safeguard point-of-operation hazards on all types of metal fabricating machines. Along with interpretations of current OSHA and ANSI standards, sessions include classroom discussions combined with live demonstrations of machines under power and audio-visual presentations. Seminar helps... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

Barrier Guards safeguard personnel from machines.

October 31, 2006

Designed and constructed to meet OSHA Regulations and ANSI standards, Barrier Guards are made-to-order and are used on front, sides, and backside of machines to protect employees. Framework is extruded aluminum channel and attaches directly to machine using mounting bracket hardware. Depending on guard's application, different panel constructions are available, including ½ in. square mesh and... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Lathe Chuck Safety Shields deliver operator protection.

October 31, 2006

Designed for protection against exposure to rotating chuck, flying chips, and coolant splash, lathe shields come in sliding, crosslide-travel, small and large steel, as well as transparent versions. All shields have polycarbonate window that promotes visibility into point of operation, and various mounting rods, hinges, and brackets are available for mounting to lathe headstock. Frames can be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Flexible-Arm Shields protect machine users from swarf.

May 12, 2005

Used on lathes, drills, mills, grinders, band saws, or similar equipment, shields place barrier between operator and flying chips, sparks, and coolant generated at point of operation. Heavy-duty, flexible arms are made of spring steel and covered with vinyl to protect them from contaminants that would lessen their holding power. Offered with direct or magnetic mounting base, shields have... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Guard-Opening Scale offers English and metric units.

September 30, 2003

ANSI guard-opening scale is used for reference when determining guard application requirements and allowable guard openings. Folding aluminum guard-opening scale shows English units on one side and metric units on the other. Read More

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