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Sensors & Instrumentation Live

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

25/09/2019 - 26/09/2019

Sensors & Instrumentation Live will celebrate its 10 year anniversary in 2019 and the UK’s (more)

PPMA Show 2019

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

01/10/2019 - 03/10/2019

The UK’s largest ever event in the processing and packaging sector calendar. With over 350 exhibitors (more)

Advanced Engineering 2019

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

30/10/2019 - 31/10/2019

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Can pneumatics blow away light curtains?

Can pneumatics blow away light curtains? Guarding systems using light curtains, interlocks and other high tech solutions would be great if they were not so expensive. Hoerbiger-Origa has advanced the state of the art of machine guarding and operator safety with the development of an obstruction detection system based on technology transfer from the rail industry. It can be used vertically, horizontally and at all angles in between; there is independent and variable speed control in all directions; and variable or lockable pressure control to give the right power for any given application. Extras that can be added include passive brakes for added security, dual direction obstruction detection, bi-parting solutions, short, medium and long stroke configurations, and multi layered backup detection.

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