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The What and Why of Power-Off Clamping

Nov 15, 2019

The first in our 6 part series of The Complete Guide to Power-Off Clamping. Learn all about the basics of Power-Off clamping systems and the difference between Power-Off and Power-On applications.

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Who Needs to Know About Power-Off Clamping Devices for Power Press Safety and Position and Hold Applications

Nov 15, 2019

The second article in our Complete Guide to Power-Off Clamping. Learn about the various industry professionals that could benefit from learning more about power-off clamping applications and power press safety.

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What Are the Pricing Factors for Power-Off Clamping Solutions?

Nov 15, 2019

In the third article in our Complete Guide to Power-Off Clamping series, we cover the ins and outs of the pricing behind Power-Off clamping applications.

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Power-Off Clamping for Safety in Industrial Press Machines

Dec 19, 2019

If a large industrial press loses power and the platen comes crashing down it can cause catastrophic damage to the machine, serious injury to the machine operator, and in the worst cases, loss of human life. For this reason, various governmental standards and regulations have established guidelines and directives to prevent against the damages of a gravity fall due to loss of power to the press. Power-off clamping devices can be designed into new machinery or added to existing machines to guarantee compliance for the safety standards throughout the world.

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What Environmental Factors Should I Consider for My Safety Catcher or Rod Lock Application?

Jan 08, 2020

There are several environmental factors that can disrupt the effectiveness of your rod lock or safety catcher if you fail to consider them. Explore some common environmental factors such as extreme weather, vibration, and food-grade environments.

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Safety Catcher Vs. Rod Lock – What Do I Need?

Jan 08, 2020

Safety catchers and rod locks are very similar, but they have different functions. What is the real difference between a safety catcher and a rod lock, and how do I select the best option for my specific application?

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