Press Release Summary:
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 are available in several sizes.
Original Press Release:
Electrically Interlocked Lathe Shields
Rockford, IL - Rockford Systems, Inc. has introduced a new line of electrically interlocked heavy-duty lathe shields. The use of these electrically interlocked lathe shields goes beyond OSHA and ANSI safety requirements.
These lathe shields have a thermo-formed, impact-resistant, transparent polycarbonate shield that protects operators from direct contact with the upper portion of the rotating chuck. The heavy-duty tubular-steel frame is attached with a steel clamp to support a rotating arm that operates the safety microswitch. When the lathe shield is lifted up, the positive contacts on the microswitch open, sending a stop signal to the machine control. The safety microswitch has an enclosure rating of IP 67 with a mechanical life of one million switching cycles.
These heavy-duty interlocked shields are available in several sizes.
For further information, please write, call or fax Rockford Systems, Inc., P. O. Box 5525, Rockford, IL 61125-0525, Phone: 1-800-922-7533, Fax: 815-874-6144, Web Site: www.rockfordsystems.com, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.