Banner Engineering Emergency Stop Controllers

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 29, 2018 11:08:08 AM

While the industrial world is making regular breakthroughs in the field of intelligence and automation, it still relies heavily on human workforce for day-to-day operations. Several repetitive tasks have already been delegated to robots, which come in a range of sizes, the larger greatly adding to the risk of injury in the workplace. It is therefore vital to have sufficient emergency controls throughout the plant floor to neutralize or minimize damage to human life.

Banner Engineering offers a number of stop devices with respect to this that can greatly reduce workplace accidents and ensure workers' peace of mind.

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Safety, Banner Engineering

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: Machine Safety, Safety, Controls, Banner Engineering

Banner Engineering Safety Limit and Interlocking Switches

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 21, 2018 9:15:55 AM

In industrial plants, safety is an important factor for any plant floor. Thus, Banner Engineering offers a wide range of Safety Limit and Interlock Switches to keep accidents from occurring.

Safety interlock switches can be used to control personnel access, shut off power, and prevent machines from starting when the position of a gate or mechanical shutter changes. These switches are perfect for protecting personnel and equipment that lie within hazardous areas, especially where high inertia rotating machines are involved.

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Safety, Banner Engineering

Safety Controllers by Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 5, 2018 10:59:05 AM

Often considered just another programmable controller, safety controllers handle the highly sophisticated and uphill task of enforcing maximal safety in the plant floor. These controllers act as an interface between safety devices and the processes those devices monitor, providing a simple solution to workplace protection.

Banner Engineering has much to offer in this area, with controller products including:

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Safety, Controls, Banner Engineering

Simply Safe: Network Integration via PROFIsafe/PROFINET

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on May 1, 2018 1:20:44 PM

The RSL 400 is an outstanding laser scanner from Leuze Electronic, and is underlined by its wide scanning range, reliable operation and robust build. Featuring operating ranges up to 8.25 meters, scanning angle of 270 degrees and ability to track four protective fields simultaneously makes it a perfect one-in-all replacement for multiple scanners.

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Topics: PLCs, Safety Devices & Software, Safety, Sensors

Magswitch Automation Magnets: Applications

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Apr 20, 2018 2:16:04 PM

Magswitch claims it's changing the way things are done; a statement that is very much accurate. The mechanical device’s phenomenal ability to turn permanent magnetic field on/off at the switch of a button makes it eligible for an exhaustive list of applications, while revolutionizing the way things are currently done in the steel fabrication & handling industry.

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Topics: Safety, Industrial Magnets

Why Should You Use Automation Magnets?

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 26, 2018 1:17:41 PM

Magswitch's disruptive technology is making headlines in the automation industry as it has broken the conventional monopoly of electromagnetic tools through an “On/Off” magnetic technology.

The new range of automation magnets operate with a simple 180-degree knob turn. Magswitch Technology uses the alignments of rare earth magnets with respect to each other for developing magnetic fields, that are then able to provide an ultra-lift that is not efficiently unachievable through electromagnetic technology.

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Topics: Safety, Industrial Magnets

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

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: Machine Safety, 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: Safety Devices & Software, Machine Safety, Safety

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