Lathe Guard Toolpost Chip Shield

From: $496.00

This lathe carriage chip shield protects the operator from flying chips, coolant, and other debris from the point of operation on a lathe.

  • Protects against chips and coolants
  • Safety interlock switch available
  • Mounts behind the carriage
  • Moves with the toolpost
  • The shield flips up
  • The shield rotates out of the way
Safety Switch
Electrically Interlocked
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Protect yourself and your operators from hazardous projections using our lathe carriage chip shield. The point of operation on a lathe is usually near the toolpost, and this guard protects this area from chips, coolant, and other projections.

Features of the Lathe Carriage Chip Shield

  • Heavy-duty safety guard to be mounted on the lathe’s carriage
  • Protects the operator from chips and coolant at the cutting area of the machine
  • Highly durable construction with a high-visibility polycarbonate shield
  • Swings freely from side to side or maybe locked in place
  • Available in standard rear mounting or front mounting configurations
  • Electrically interlocked for added safety with ample wiring included
  • It May be installed on the cross slide to provide movement in two-axis directions
  • Available with optional coolant nozzle attachment.

Sizing Information

We offer two different styles of this safety guard.

The main difference is the mounting style. The TC-1, TC-2, and TC-3 have an upper arm and allow mounting further back.

The TC-4, TC-5, and TC-6 have a much shorter mounting arm and fit onto large tool posts or cross slides.

For Small to Medium-Sized Lathes


TC-1 16″ 8″ 6″ 12″ 12″ 24″
TC-2 23″ 10″ 8″ 15″) 14″ 24″
TC-3 26″ 14″ 12″ 14″ 18″ 28″

For Large Lathes

Important Note: These models do not come with any electrical interlock option.

P/N A B C Width
TC-4 13″ 6″ 14″ 12″
TC-5 15″ 6″ 18″ 14″
TC-6 12″ 6″ 18″ 18″

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Swing over bed

Up to 14" (p/n: TC-1), 14" to 18" (p/n: TC-2), 18" to 26" (p/n: TC-3)


With interlock, No interlock


Ferndale Safety


Ferndale Safety

Has interlock switch

No (No Interlock), Yes (With Interlock)

Product color

Ferndale Yellow

Product Features

Bolt-on, Polycarbonate, Laminated Glass, Replaceable screen or shield, Adjustable

Installation Manual

TC Installation Guide EN

Disclaimer: By purchasing Our Products, you agree not to use them for "hot work" (e.g., grinding, welding, soldering, cutting) due to fire risk. Misuse is forbidden, and following all safety guidelines is required. Non-compliance means you accept full responsibility for any resulting harm or damage. For your safety and the effectiveness of Our machine guarding, remain within the "Safe Work Zone" directly in front of the guarding. Standing to the side increases injury risk and breaches our usage policy. Adhering to this rule ensures your safety and the Products optimal performance. For detailed safety and operational guidelines, please see our Terms and Conditions. (click here)

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