Emergency Stop and Stop Controllers

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 15, 2018 3:59:59 PM

 

Ever been in one of those situations where you wished you just had a ‘pause’ button? Accidents on the plant floor can cause irreparable damage to equipment and personnel that can adversely affect your company’s productivity, profitability and safety.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, productivity, robotics, Machine Safety, profitability

Banner Engineering Machine Safety: Safety Relays

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 3, 2018 9:21:26 AM

Safety relays are control devices that sit between safety equipment and machines, activated either forcefully through a signal or by setting a physical parameter threshold. In industrial environments, safety is key to a productive plant floor. Devices such as safety relays allow activities to continue without the risk of injury or incidents.

Banner Engineering maintains a comprehensive portfolio of Safety Relays built for every situation, condition, and requirement. No matter what the application, Banner Engineering has the right safety relay for your shop.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Safety, Safety Devices & Software

Two Hand Controls by Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 22, 2018 11:03:07 AM

Two hand controls are safeguarding devices that are used to keep the operator’s hands away from the point of operation. The modules deactivate as soon as the operator removes one or both hands from the mechanism, thus protecting the worker from injuries. This makes them an important piece of safety equipment on a plant floor.

Banner Engineering has a comprehensive offering of two hand safety modules and buttons, meeting the highest of standards while ensuring top-tier sturdiness and reliability.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Safety, Controls, Machine Safety

How Banner Can Benefit Assembly and Robotics

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on May 25, 2018 9:16:24 AM

Manufacturers are always on the lookout for better assembly methods to meet their production schedules and volumes, while limiting their cost overhead. From manual workstations to automated assembly lines, maximizing production efficiency is critical to ensure competitiveness in the global marketplace.

Banner Engineering provides manufacturers with specialized industry knowledge and expertise in the field of sensors, wireless I/O, safety control, and LED lighting, helping manufacturers enhance their processes. Some examples of Banner Engineering’s products at work include the following.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Sensors, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Safety

Safety in Mind with Meltric Decontactor

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 20, 2018 9:35:22 AM

The Meltric Decontactor series of switch-rated plugs hold a high degree of competitive edge and offer a whole range of benefits that are almost non-existent or too minimal in conventional plugs & receptacles in the market.

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Topics: Networks, Machine Safety, Safety, Safety Devices & Software

The Best Cable Reel Rack Solution in the Industry

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 29, 2018 9:46:29 AM

Cable Reel Racks are an essential part of almost every industry, whether its mining, electric, construction or manufacturing. The prime goal of every cable reel rack is to provide quick & sturdy access to the materials it holds, without breaking down in a frequent manner.

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Topics: Safety, Machine Safety

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: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Safety

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: Machine Safety, Safety, Safety Devices & Software

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: Machine Safety, Safety, Safety Devices & Software

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: Safety, Machine Safety

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