System solutions for machinery safety

Schmersal to showcase application-specific safety concepts at SPS Whether safety solutions for new machinery and systems or a safety retrofit on older machinery, safety concepts need to be both flexible...

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New safety module for sensorless standstill detection of drive systems

If a machine or system is expected to produce potentially hazardous overtravel movements, a combination of safety interlock on the guard and standstill monitor in the switch cabinet can provide...

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50 year old product makes dramatic comeback to help beat the virus

When the Melaphone Speech Unit was designed 50 years ago for the booking offices at British Rail stations, nobody could have predicted that half a century later it would suddenly...

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Smart, compact, safe – the door locking mechanism CTM

In addition to the obvious need for high levels of safety; economic efficiency and machine availability were key considerations during the development of the highly innovative door locking mechanism CTM...

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How can holding open doors prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been more essential in the current climate. Holding open internal doors provides an easy and effective method of infection control within...

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Ear defenders accreditation check

Under the new PPE Regulation – and with hearing protection moving to Category III – companies and officers of companies face the prospect of fines if helmet mounted ear defenders...

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