Posts Tagged safety

[VIDEO] What is Fault Masking and How to Eliminate Your Risk?

[VIDEO] What is Fault Masking and How to Eliminate Your Risk?

Large machines have at least one thing in common across all industries: the need for a variety of protective devices. However, as the complexity increases, so do the integration requirements. It becomes increasingly critical to ensure the machine stops safely in the case of danger or a fault—and that

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Safety and More – SICK Provides Protection and Navigation Data for KUKA’s KMR IIWA

Safety and More - SICK Provides Protection and Navigation Data for KUKA's KMR IIWA

Industrial production in the future will see us working with assistants that are modular, versatile and, above all else, mobile. In KMR iiwa, KUKA Roboter GmbH has developed a fully automated, autonomous solution that combines the LBR iiwa lightweight robot and the OmniMove mobile platform. KUKA’s long-standing partnership

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How to Calculate Safety Distance for Light Curtains

How to Calculate Safety Distance for Light Curtains

When safeguarding your machinery, it is not enough to simply install a light curtain(s) and assume that the machine is now safe. Calculating safety distance, as defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is a crucial step for any light curtain installation.  This post explains how to

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How To: Reset deTec4 Prime to Factory Settings

How To: Reset deTec4 Prime to Factory Settings

To reset your deTec4 Prime light curtain to factory settings means bringing the device back to default with no cascading, no coding, no EDM, and no reset button configuration. This procedure is recommended when: Reset and/or EDM is configured, but isn’t needed in the light curtain for

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Top 4 Benefits of Fenceless Machine Safety Solutions

Top 4 Benefits of Fenceless Machine Safety Solutions

Could your machine safety solution be slowing you down? Are hard guards, mechanical fences, and perimeter guarding devices eating up floor space that could be used for more productive processes? An emerging concept – fenceless machine safety – is introducing machine builders and end users to a

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