Milling Machine Safety Guards protect operators from hot flying chips, coolant and accidental contact with the rotating cutter/spindle. Our guards meet OSHA standards and are available with or without a safety interlock switch. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.212 requires that one or more methods of machine guarding shall be provided to protect the ...488 Fairview Road, Sylva, 28779, North Carolina 631 9609
Safeguarding Choices for Milling Machines Posted on by. OSHAs Code of Federal Regulations 1910.212 General Requirements For All Machines specifies that one or more methods of machine guarding shall be provided to protect the operator and other employees in the machine area from hazards such as those created by point of operation, ingoing nip points, rotating parts, flying chips, and sparks.
MACHGUARD manufactures a comprehensive range of milling machine guards to suit virtually all types and sizes of conventional and CNC milling machines both horizontal amp; vertical including Cincinnati Beaver Mills, and all Bridgeport types. They are fitted with electrical interlock systems. Specially designed guards are also available.
Guard swings to the left 180° to allow easy tool changing. When guard is opened, the optional coded magnet safety interlock switch instantly cuts power and an optional air actuated cylinder applies the mill spindle brake to stop the rotating spindle. Replaceable Lexan viewing panel available with sides or with no sides and turned in lip.