Paper Machine: Automatic Door & Safeguarding Project
A Paper Machine Gets a Safety Upgrade.
Ferndale Safety was asked to design a safety system that would keep operators safe from moving components and projections, while not hindering daily production on a paper machine. Ferndale Safety’s engineers developed a multi-layer safety system that included light curtains, pneumatic opening doors, and solenoid latching safety interlock switches.
Safety System Requirements:
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In this video, The automatic door is demonstrated. The customer asked to have a fast door opening speed and a slower door closing speed. In the video, the door still has a protective film on it, which was removed once testing was complete.