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Safeguarding of Hydraulic Power Press Brakes


This document informs companies about the means available for safeguarding hydraulic power press brakes, while emphasizing the two most recent solutions: the safety light curtain and the laser beam device.
The document is aimed at everyone involved in the decision-making process relating to the safeguarding of hydraulic power press brakes: engineers, company owners, CNESST inspectors, etc. As a corollary, users of the document must have knowledge about hydraulic power press brakes in general, and about their own presses in particular.

Additional Information

Publication no.: RF-651
Translated publication no.: RF-634
Language: English
Online since: August 09, 2010
Format: Text