Joyce/Dayton Corp. has developed its latest adjustable torque limiters that may integrate with the Steelbelt Speed Reducer line. An alternative to electronic or external limiters, the adjustable Steelbelt Torque Limiter uses a slip clutch assembly in an oil bath. The clutch slips automatically to reduce downtime and minimize machine damage. The torque limiters may be used in equipment with overload protection, like conveyors, bottling machines, overhead doors, gate operators, and steel processing equipment. For more information, go to www.joycedayton.com.
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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