Rockford Systems, Inc.

New Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mats Come in Single-Piece Molded Construction
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New Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mats Come in Single-Piece Molded Construction

Rockford Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mats are designed to detect presence of worker, vehicles or production materials. The units are resistant to wear, oils, grease and acids and are suitable for use industrial environments such as robotic welding, water jets, tube tenders, conveyors and CNCs. The mat’s top surface features rib pattern running parallel with mat length that prevent slipping. The...

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Rockford Systems Goes Beyond OSHA/ANSI Requirements with Interlocked Safety Shield Line for Cutting & Turning Machines
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rockford Systems Goes Beyond OSHA/ANSI Requirements with Interlocked Safety Shield Line for Cutting & Turning Machines

ROCKFORD, IL, JULY 5, 2017 - Drill presses, lathes, grinders and milling machinery are essential metalworking tools, but like all machines, they can be dangerous without adequate safeguarding. Hundreds of injuries occur annually from the improper maintenance and use of these machines, such as amputations, burns and lacerations, according to the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA)....

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Rockford Systems Barrier Guards are First Line of Defense Against Dangerous Machinery
Safety & Security Equipment

Rockford Systems Barrier Guards are First Line of Defense Against Dangerous Machinery

ROCKFORD, IL, JUNE 7, 2017 - Rockford Systems, a leader in machine safeguarding technologies, continues to bring safety-driven solutions to the plant floor with its EX-AL™ barrier guarding systems, now available custom designed and built to meet the safety standards of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). By harnessing more...

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Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are shock and vibration resistant.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are shock and vibration resistant.

Used on slide or swing-open style machine shields, Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are water resistant and meet CE and UL approval standards. Offering non-contact reliability along with tolerance for misalignment between switch and actuator, units are suitable for barrier guard and perimeter guard applications. Ensuring proper position of chip deflection shield between operator and machine’s...

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Milling Machie Draw Bar Cover features a ring and anchor chain.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

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

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...

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Foldable Scales measure guard openings.
Portable Tools

Foldable Scales measure guard openings.

Constructed of precision-engraved acrylic polymer, Guard-Opening Scales are used during design, installation, and inspection of guards to ensure they comply with OSHA, ANSI, and CSA safety standards. Units fold to one-third their size to fit in user's pocket, and include English units on one side and metric units on other side.

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Safety Device For Lathes keeps operators from getting entagled.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Device For Lathes keeps operators from getting entagled.

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...

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Safety Shields fit Bridgeport milling machines.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Safety Shields fit Bridgeport milling machines.

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...

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New Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mats Come in Single-Piece Molded Construction
Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

New Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mats Come in Single-Piece Molded Construction

Rockford Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mats are designed to detect presence of worker, vehicles or production materials. The units are resistant to wear, oils, grease and acids and are suitable for use industrial environments such as robotic welding, water jets, tube tenders, conveyors and CNCs. The mat’s top surface features rib pattern running parallel with mat length that prevent slipping. The...

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Webinar Details Advantages of New Soft Touch Pinch-Point Safety System

Inventor Roger Hirsch to Explain How Soft Touch Prevents Riveter and Welder Injuries ROCKFORD, IL, JUNE 7, 2018 -- Spot welder and riveter operators often need to hold parts close to moving electrodes or riveting tips where hands or fingers can be caught between the tips, resulting in amputations and other bodily damage. To help prevent these injuries and advance worker safety on plant...

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Press Brake and Power Press Safety is Topic of Next Rockford Systems Mini-Webinar

ROCKFORD, IL, MARCH 1, 2018 - In the face of global competition, fabricators are looking for new ways to lower per-piece costs. While automation is one option, another attactive opportunity is machine safeguarding. Having proper safetyguarding in place can not only reduce accidents, it can increase a fabricator's overall productivity and profitability, eliminate costly OSHA violations and...

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Rockford Systems Goes Beyond OSHA/ANSI Requirements with Interlocked Safety Shield Line for Cutting & Turning Machines
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rockford Systems Goes Beyond OSHA/ANSI Requirements with Interlocked Safety Shield Line for Cutting & Turning Machines

ROCKFORD, IL, JULY 5, 2017 - Drill presses, lathes, grinders and milling machinery are essential metalworking tools, but like all machines, they can be dangerous without adequate safeguarding. Hundreds of injuries occur annually from the improper maintenance and use of these machines, such as amputations, burns and lacerations, according to the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA)....

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Rockford Systems Barrier Guards are First Line of Defense Against Dangerous Machinery
Safety & Security Equipment

Rockford Systems Barrier Guards are First Line of Defense Against Dangerous Machinery

ROCKFORD, IL, JUNE 7, 2017 - Rockford Systems, a leader in machine safeguarding technologies, continues to bring safety-driven solutions to the plant floor with its EX-AL™ barrier guarding systems, now available custom designed and built to meet the safety standards of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). By harnessing more...

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Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are shock and vibration resistant.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are shock and vibration resistant.

Used on slide or swing-open style machine shields, Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are water resistant and meet CE and UL approval standards. Offering non-contact reliability along with tolerance for misalignment between switch and actuator, units are suitable for barrier guard and perimeter guard applications. Ensuring proper position of chip deflection shield between operator and machine’s...

Read More »
Milling Machie Draw Bar Cover features a ring and anchor chain.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

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

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...

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Company News

FREE Machine Safeguarding Devices Catalog

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS - Rockford Systems introduces a FREE, full-color Machine Safeguarding Devices catalog (MSD) that features a wide-range of safeguarding devices and other safety-related products for updating hazardous machinery and processes. These devices are designed for point-of-operation safeguarding as well as for auxiliary guarding and large work-envelope safeguarding. The safeguarding...

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