Banner Engineering Improves Production Efficiency with Machine Safety

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 18, 2017 12:51:39 PM

It is undeniable that machines have helped improve production efficiencies over a large variety of workspaces. However, at the same time, their moving parts, hot surfaces and sharp edges have also increased the risk of serious injuries. Safeguards are therefore essential to ensure maximum degree of protection to workers.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Electrical Test Instruments: Safety is Still the First Tool

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 5, 2017 1:00:04 PM

Electrical construction, maintenance and repair work all involve a great deal of attention towards safe work practices. Industry electrical publications regularly highlight the various safety issues & their remedies, including the use of tools & equipment for energized & deenergized environments, as well as utilizing the correct personal protective equipment according to the situation.

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Machine Safety, Safety

Winery Connects with Meltric Switch-Rated Quality, Consistency and Style

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 5, 2017 11:01:33 AM

Founded in 1969, ZD Wines has a long history of producing world class Burgundy wines. Quality, consistency and style has been the key to success for ZD Wines as it has always strived to achieve top-quality through improvement in process.

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Machine Safety, Safety

Leuze Electronic Packaging Solutions

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 18, 2017 12:55:02 PM

No manufacturing industry that relies on automation can turn a profit without using accurate and reliable sensory equipment. Leuze Electronic has been developing such technology for over 5 decades, and is therefore well-versed with the challenges present in an industrial environment.

Detecting Packs on a Conveyer

An extremely basic yet vital application, the primary challenge is detecting high shining surfaces and differentiating between various colors. Leuze’s Reference Reflective Scanner HRTR 46B/L.221-S12 solves these issues and adds surety to the entire packaging line.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety

Leuze Improves Work Safety in Sheltered Workshops

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 11, 2017 8:24:07 AM

Handicapped persons are often marginalized in industrial markets on a global scale. Whether it’s a white-collar job, or one that involves getting your hands dirty, people with disabilities are often prone to getting sidelined. The major reason behind this default ignorance policy is the work-safety concern that comes into play for such personnel.
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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety

Leuze Smart Camera Solves Bottle Inspection Challenge

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 7, 2017 11:36:47 AM

Bottle inspection may seem like a minuscule operation to many, but those who work in such industries know the importance of making sure quality is retained in every single unit. Before beverages can make their way to the consumer, they need to pass several vital exams to make sure they are free from any defect, such as torn labels, incorrect fill levels, etc.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety, Industry News

Keeping Machine Safety a Priority

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 4, 2017 9:38:23 AM

Machine safety is a concern for any small or big business. You want to keep your employees happy, healthy, and most importantly safe. Although, it can seem like the improvements you attempt to make to machine safety are only temporary and end up costing you time and money; today that's about to change.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety

Husky Rack & Wire: Recommendations for a Simple Installation

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jul 28, 2017 8:14:00 AM

Husky Rack & Wire’s machine guarding systems are well-known for their versatility, reliability and affordability. Safeguards are essential to ensure worker safety from the risks that wander inside an industrial environment. In dynamic situations, not only does the guarding mechanism ensure maximum protection, but it should also be as simple as possible.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety

OSHA Standards Part 2: The Basics of Machine Guarding

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jul 26, 2017 9:36:00 AM

The list of injuries induced by machines on humans is endless. Not only do they create horrifying hazards but moving parts can set off chain reactions that can even prove fatal for workers. Needless to say, safeguards are vital for ensuring maximum protection and motivation for workers in an industrial environment.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety

Leuze BPS 300i: Product Overview

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jul 26, 2017 9:26:00 AM

The Leuze BPS 300i range belongs to the second generation of bar code positioning systems, setting new standards both in terms of performance and handling. Using visible red laser light, the positioning system determines its position and speed with respect to the bar code tape. The tape itself is fixed along the travel path.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Safety, Industry News

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