Woven Wire: A Flexible Advantage

THE CHALLENGE

An International leader in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) needed a woven wire protective guarding technology for a large custom system.

The solution needed to meet OSHA machine guarding specifications that properly prevented personnel from coming into contact with the automated equipment.

Also, the solution needed to include a safety barrier in case an item fell or slipped from the machines. Likewise, the guarding material needed to absorb the strong energy of any falling items.

Another key consideration for this particular system was limited space in the facility. Therefore, they needed a barrier guarding solution that required minimal growth to allow employees to work within the contained space. Yet still, maximize the number of standard components used to keep price and lead times down. In fact, they needed a guarding system that would be ready as soon as possible.

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