According to manufacturer 80/20 Inc., Columbia City, Ind., Guard It T-Slotted aluminum extrusions are easy to assemble, requiring only simple hand tools. The extrusions come in fractional and metric sizes. Units include panels, hinges, door handles, wire mesh, lift-off hinges, and extruded aluminum framing.
Fence off restricted areas
The EcoSafe guarding system consists of prefabricated screen frames, suspension brackets, and baseplates. Screen frame elements come in a number of sizes and configurations and are hung on suspension brackets bolted to upright posts. The manufacturer, Bosch Automation Technology, Buchanan, Mich., says the components are easily re-configurable; users can modify or extend the enclosures with add-on and conversion parts.
Catch cup makes for operator safety
The CA-2000 catch cup assembly, from V. Cannelli Co., North Branford, Conn., catches broaches or shafts as they exit an arbor or hydraulic press. Adjustable in any direction, the device comes with changeable vertical stacks that accommodate long or short tooling.