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Fortress and Troax Partner up for Perimeter Guarding
Mounting & Attaching Products

Fortress and Troax Partner up for Perimeter Guarding

Fortress safety interlocks pair with Troax mesh doors to form a simple, modular and tough machine guarding system Erlanger, Ky. — Fortress Interlocks and Troax have combined forces, creating a new perimeter guarding system to prevent access to dangerous machinery. The system utilizes a unique new bracket that fits Fortress interlocks to Troax perimeter guarding panels, enabling the safeguarding...

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Customized Access Control System secures hazardous machinery.
Controls & Controllers

Customized Access Control System secures hazardous machinery.

Configured as separate devices or integrated into one device, tGard includes safety switches, personnel keys, emergency release, push buttons, e-stops, indicator lamps, and choice of operating handles for both hinged and sliding guard doors. Required elements are selected by user and assembled into metal-bodied housing. IP65-certified as standard, tGard can be mounted directly onto flat surfaces,...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fortress mGard Interlock Range Receives TUV SUD Safety Approval

Only trapped key interlocks to carry this quality certification Erlanger, Ky.– Fortress’ mGard range of safety interlocks has achieved approval from TUV SUD*, the leading international Notified Body for the certification of safety components. Fortress is the only trapped key manufacturer to carry independent third party approval on its trapped key range of interlocks, for use up to SIL3/PLe....

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Safety Gate Switch Interlocks target heavy-duty applications.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Gate Switch Interlocks target heavy-duty applications.

Designed to safeguard plant and personnel in heavy-duty environments, amGuard Pro Interlocks feature modular construction and are forward and backward compatible to integrate with existing installed interlocks. Emergency release options further maximize plant safety, while non-contact feature provides redundancy. With corrosion-resistant stainless steel heads and anti-vibration parts, interlocks...

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Fortress Debuts amGard Pro at IMTS 2012
Controls & Controllers

Fortress Debuts amGard Pro at IMTS 2012

Erlanger, K.Y. - Fortress Interlocks will be exhibiting its safety access and control systems at the International Manufacturing Technology Show, September 10-15 at McCormick Place (Chicago, Ill.). The Fortress exhibit at booth E-5846 will include its new amGard Pro range of heavy duty interlocks, as well as its mGard, amGard and eGard products, designed to safeguard manufacturing personnel and...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Double Door Interlock regulates access in hygienic areas.

Suitable for all types of doors, Model DMSK2 is made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel with smooth design that helps minimize dirt traps while protecting workers from hazardous areas. As part of interlock system, DM locks are used to control access to enclosed areas until safe condition has been achieved. In typical operation sequence, key is inserted into lock and turned; actuator is...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fortress Locks up at Pack Expo 2011

Erlanger, K.Y. - Fortress Interlocks will be exhibiting its safety access and control systems at Pack Expo 2011, September 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Las Vegas, Nev.). The Fortress exhibit at booth 5709 will include its mGard, amGard and eGard products, designed to safeguard packaging and processing equipment. Several Fortress safety interlock applications will be demonstrated in...

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Extracted Key Adapter restricts access to moving machinery.
Controls & Controllers

Extracted Key Adapter restricts access to moving machinery.

Part of amGard range of modular safety gate switch interlocks, Model E1 ensures that door to hazardous machinery cannot be opened without removing safety key, and machinery cannot then be restarted until key is returned. E1 also ensures specific sequence of operation and can be stacked or combined with other adapters; up to 5 adapters can be used in one configuration. Working with access key and...

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Fasteners & Hardware

Safety Door Handle withstands harsh environments.

Cased in stainless steel or zinc alloy depending on application, EH Handle is used in conjunction with Fortress' actuator head and features 90° rotating handle that can be used on either left or right handing doors. Escape release option, offered as standard, ensures safety of operators at all times. Handle also provides lock-out features, supports up to 4 padlocks with shackle diameter of...

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Modular Pneumatic Valve Interlock supports flexible application.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Modular Pneumatic Valve Interlock supports flexible application.

Suitable for isolation of pneumatic power source, Pneumatic Valve+ (PV+) unit has modular design that allows configuration of array of valves, trapped key interlocks, and key switches in any combination. Constructed with zinc alloy valve body and mild steel, zinc-coated plates, design enables unit to be used in conjunction with other functional modules. Combination of isolation/access keys is...

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Fortress and Troax Partner up for Perimeter Guarding
Mounting & Attaching Products

Fortress and Troax Partner up for Perimeter Guarding

Fortress safety interlocks pair with Troax mesh doors to form a simple, modular and tough machine guarding system Erlanger, Ky. — Fortress Interlocks and Troax have combined forces, creating a new perimeter guarding system to prevent access to dangerous machinery. The system utilizes a unique new bracket that fits Fortress interlocks to Troax perimeter guarding panels, enabling the safeguarding...

Read More »
Customized Access Control System secures hazardous machinery.
Controls & Controllers

Customized Access Control System secures hazardous machinery.

Configured as separate devices or integrated into one device, tGard includes safety switches, personnel keys, emergency release, push buttons, e-stops, indicator lamps, and choice of operating handles for both hinged and sliding guard doors. Required elements are selected by user and assembled into metal-bodied housing. IP65-certified as standard, tGard can be mounted directly onto flat surfaces,...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fortress mGard Interlock Range Receives TUV SUD Safety Approval

Only trapped key interlocks to carry this quality certification Erlanger, Ky.– Fortress’ mGard range of safety interlocks has achieved approval from TUV SUD*, the leading international Notified Body for the certification of safety components. Fortress is the only trapped key manufacturer to carry independent third party approval on its trapped key range of interlocks, for use up to SIL3/PLe....

Read More »
Safety Gate Switch Interlocks target heavy-duty applications.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Gate Switch Interlocks target heavy-duty applications.

Designed to safeguard plant and personnel in heavy-duty environments, amGuard Pro Interlocks feature modular construction and are forward and backward compatible to integrate with existing installed interlocks. Emergency release options further maximize plant safety, while non-contact feature provides redundancy. With corrosion-resistant stainless steel heads and anti-vibration parts, interlocks...

Read More »
Fortress Debuts amGard Pro at IMTS 2012
Controls & Controllers

Fortress Debuts amGard Pro at IMTS 2012

Erlanger, K.Y. - Fortress Interlocks will be exhibiting its safety access and control systems at the International Manufacturing Technology Show, September 10-15 at McCormick Place (Chicago, Ill.). The Fortress exhibit at booth E-5846 will include its new amGard Pro range of heavy duty interlocks, as well as its mGard, amGard and eGard products, designed to safeguard manufacturing personnel and...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Double Door Interlock regulates access in hygienic areas.

Suitable for all types of doors, Model DMSK2 is made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel with smooth design that helps minimize dirt traps while protecting workers from hazardous areas. As part of interlock system, DM locks are used to control access to enclosed areas until safe condition has been achieved. In typical operation sequence, key is inserted into lock and turned; actuator is...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fortress Locks up at Pack Expo 2011

Erlanger, K.Y. - Fortress Interlocks will be exhibiting its safety access and control systems at Pack Expo 2011, September 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Las Vegas, Nev.). The Fortress exhibit at booth 5709 will include its mGard, amGard and eGard products, designed to safeguard packaging and processing equipment. Several Fortress safety interlock applications will be demonstrated in...

Read More »
Extracted Key Adapter restricts access to moving machinery.
Controls & Controllers

Extracted Key Adapter restricts access to moving machinery.

Part of amGard range of modular safety gate switch interlocks, Model E1 ensures that door to hazardous machinery cannot be opened without removing safety key, and machinery cannot then be restarted until key is returned. E1 also ensures specific sequence of operation and can be stacked or combined with other adapters; up to 5 adapters can be used in one configuration. Working with access key and...

Read More »
Fasteners & Hardware

Safety Door Handle withstands harsh environments.

Cased in stainless steel or zinc alloy depending on application, EH Handle is used in conjunction with Fortress' actuator head and features 90° rotating handle that can be used on either left or right handing doors. Escape release option, offered as standard, ensures safety of operators at all times. Handle also provides lock-out features, supports up to 4 padlocks with shackle diameter of...

Read More »
Modular Pneumatic Valve Interlock supports flexible application.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Modular Pneumatic Valve Interlock supports flexible application.

Suitable for isolation of pneumatic power source, Pneumatic Valve+ (PV+) unit has modular design that allows configuration of array of valves, trapped key interlocks, and key switches in any combination. Constructed with zinc alloy valve body and mild steel, zinc-coated plates, design enables unit to be used in conjunction with other functional modules. Combination of isolation/access keys is...

Read More »

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