June 16 - 18, 2020 | Toronto Congress Centre (South Building)

S10: Machine Safeguarding Overview

Breakout Session | Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Safeguarding for Metalworking Machines” will be the primary focus (guards, devices, distance, location, and opening) all from ANSI B11.19. This will include point-of-operation and perimeter guards with electrical interlocks, infra-red light curtains, area laser scanners, press brake laser devices (AOPDs), two-hand controls, awareness barriers, chuck shields for lathes, chip/coolant shields for mills and drills, NFPA 79. The electrical standard for industrial machines will include main power disconnects, motor starters and emergency stops. Basic principles for risk assessment also will be discussed.

Roger Harrison, Rockford Systems LLC


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