Mark Nehrkorn, Omron STI Machine Services

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Machine Safety July 1, 2007

Safe, Quick Jam Clearing

A challenge for companies using automated woodcutting machinery is to help operators clear jams quickly without exposure to potentially hazardous machine motion. Simply opening up the machine to clear a jam runs the risk that stored electrical or hydraulic energy might cause the machine to move. On the other hand, performing a lockout/tagout operation to put the machine in a verifiably safe sta...

By Mark Nehrkorn, Omron STI Machine Services
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