Catalog 251 provides information on products including vises, tables, arbor presses, bench grinders, and material support stands. The literature provides design features and dimensional specifications and includes photography and line drawings. The catalog also highlights international products. The products described are for medium- to heavy-duty use, and are used in metalworking, woodworking, and general plant workholding applications.
Palmgren Steel Products, (M) 8383 S. South Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60617, FAX (773) 721-9739.
Industrial workplaces are governed by OSHA rules, but this isn’t to say that rules are always followed. While injuries happen on production floors for a variety of reasons, of the top 10 OSHA rules that are most often ignored in industrial settings, two directly involve machine design: lockout/tagout procedures (LO/TO) and machine guarding.
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