Face Shield Safeguards Against Machining Equipment

The Rockford Systems’ Protector Shields defends operators from flying debris, lubricants, coolants and swarf from cutting and turning machines.


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Rockford Systems' Protector Shields.

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Rockford Systems’ Protector Shields safeguard against mills, drills, lathes, grinders and other cutting and turning machines. Constructed of 14-gauge, powder-coated steel and thick 3/16” shock-proof, scratch-resistant polycarbonate, Protector Shields are said to defend operators from flying debris, lubricants, coolants and swarf. An LED light incorporated into the frame also illuminates the work area for improved visibility; some models may feature color-changing options, to help indicate when the shield is open or closed.

For additional protection, an interlock will disengage power and prevent a connected machine from starting up when a Protector shield is not in the correct work position. An optional safety monitoring relay can also be added to monitor the interlock switch for failure or damage.

Rockford Systems’ Protector Shields Series are modular in design so that shape, size, mount, arm, offset, lighting, interlocking and safety monitoring can be configured according to specific machine needs.


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