Flexible Automation Supply takes machine safety very seriously. Where there’s automation and moving parts involved around a person, the chances of injury are greatly increased. That's why we offer Machine Guarding and Light Curtains available to order online, and can even help you install them onto your current automation operation.
Right now, there may be machines in your facility that violate safety standards. Should an inspector arrive unannounced, would you know which machines are compliant and which ones are not? It is imperative that an employer can ensure that each employee is safe at work. Flexible Automation Supply can help you with machine safety around your facility, we will be able to help make sure your equipment is up to date with today's safety standards.
Do you need consultation? Contact us today. Please include your name, phone number, company address and details of your operation and what you feel is not up to date with current standards.
Machine Guarding is one of the most effective ways to alleviate injury to an operator in the area. With these panels, you can prevent an employee from entering the area of operation where your machines are automated and working. Machine safeguards are essential for protecting workers from injury; thus reducing the chances of work-related injuries to your employees. Machine guarding can also protect employees from potential loose flying objects, such as screws and pieces of cut metal.
Custom Machine Guarding
Are you unsure of how you want to lay out your machine guarding panels? Contact us and we'll work with you on purchasing your panels and setting them up at your facility. We take safety very seriously, and will work with you in order to meet modern safety standards and ensure safety to your workers. A safe working environment creates an efficient working environment.
Light Curtainscan be used alongside machine guarding panels. Light Curtains can be used to slow down or stop the operation of a machine, upon an employee or operator entering your machine's working area. Flexible Automation Supply has a variety of type 2 and type 4 safety light curtains for machine safeguarding and access control in dangerous areas. The Light Curtains have basic and advanced functions, such as integrated muting, override, blanking, along with models that are cascadable and configurable.
Are you not sure of the difference between Type 2 and Type 4? The difference between the two is to ensure that the proper safety requirements are made to protect your employees.
What is a Type 2 Light Curtain? Type 2 Light Curtains use fault exclusion as its main method to ensure the integrity of safety at your facility. Type 2 Light Curtains also have a larger field-of-view (FOV) or Effective Aperture Angle (EAA). Type 2 Light Curtains are ideal for hand and body detection.
What is a Type 4 Light Curtain? Type 4 Light Curtains attains high levels of fault tolerance through constant monitoring. Type 4 Light Curtains have a quicker response time and narrower Effective Aperture Angle (EAA) when compared to the Type 2 Light Curtain. Type 4 Light Curtains are ideal hand, finger and body detection.
Let us help you! Contact us and we will work with you to get your operation up to date and modernized. Please include your name, phone number and company address when contacting us. The more information we have from you, the more thorough and detailed we can be with providing you with efficient machine safeguarding to protect your employees and ensure that you're compliant when a surprise inspection has been commenced.