Once you have invested in safety controls for machines and conveying systems, you may wonder if there is any reason to upgrade or change it down the road – does safety technology change too? The answer is yes, and the new Guardmaster Lifeline 5 safety switch that Rockwell just released is a great example.
We often hear talk in the market about making devices, at all levels, smarter. Well that is just what has happened here.
Could you imagine that a cable pull safety switch might have a microprocessor in it one day? That a pull switch might be able to automatically compensate for changes in tension due to thermal conditions?
Well guess what – they do!
It is always a good idea to stay up-to-date on the latest technology, particularly in safety. There might be significant features that could save you, whether it is time, money, or productivity.
For example, here is a quick summary of new technology features that you might appreciate in the Guardmaster Lifeline 5: