Wirecrafters Machine Guarding Systems
Economical, Versatile and Safe
Machine Guarding products from WireCrafters® are an easy, effective way to protect employees from the hazards posed by way of computerized equipment. These guards are a robust and inexpensive approach to a facilities safety needs. Versatility of this system provides easy integration of entry doorways or larger cutouts with system controls.
Machine Guarding also doubles as a safety net by containing malfunctioning equipment. Welded and woven wire mesh is extremely resilient; it resists dings, retains its shape, and is virtually maintenance free.
Completely-framed woven wire or welded wire mesh panels bolt to posts forming a robust, protected barrier around dangerous computerized equipment. In contrast to high-tech mild curtains and switch mats which might be exposed to electrical malfunctions, these protection structures are always protected.
Wire Mesh Machine Guarding
WireCrafters® has available both woven and welded wire mesh machine guarding and perimeter guarding systems to secure and isolated property, equipment, and personnel. WireCrafters® Machine Guarding Systems (or Physical Barriers) are in stock in 5′, 8′, 10′ and 12′ or available in any custom height you require.
By the nature of its woven wire or welded wire design, WireCrafters® guarding systems maintain an unequaled level of safety and security. The standard woven wire mesh machine guarding systems are constructed of a 10 GA wire, woven into a 2″ x 1″ square mesh. This hefty mesh is welded inside a 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″ x 1/8″ angle frame.
A current style of welded wire machine guarding system called RapidWireHD™ features a 10 GA welded wire model and is built in a 1 1/4″ x 2 1/2″ rectangular pattern. The sturdy welded mesh is encapsulated by a 13 GA rolled formed angle frame. RapidWireHD™ is available in a 2″x2″ welded mesh square pattern. Click here for more Woven and Welded Wire Mesh Machine Guarding.
Integrate Guarding Systems
Normally woven and welded twine mesh machine guarding systems call for rigid partitions to be integrated into the structures layout. WireCrafters® stocks solid sheet steel in 16 GA panels in addition to 1/4″ Polycarbonate panels to integrate to your design. Expanded metal and stainless steel panels also are available for machine guarding.
Usually found in weld cells, robotic cells, press break device stations, laser cutting operation areas, metal stamping and folding areas, and punching stations, machine guarding, area guarding and perimeter guarding has a variety of viable applications. Contact Conveyor and Storage Solutions to assist in developing your system guarding needs.
OSHA + ANSI/RIA Compliant
On course with the focus on safeguarding requirements for personnel and equipment, WireCrafters® exists to mitigate the dangers that are present in the workplace by advancing machine guarding and bodily barrier structures. We aim to be OSHA and ANSI/RIA compliant in all of our products.
Customized for Your Configuration
WireCrafters® machine guarding and perimeter guarding configuration utilize a modular wire mesh panel layout which allows for a variety of combinations of standard components to fulfill your specific area and guarding requirements. We provide a complete line of special paint colors and accessories consisting of hinged doorways, sliding doors, lift out panels and locking latches to combine with your machine guarding system.
The welded linear lines and inherent strength of both the woven and welded wire provide a robust, modern looking guard to complement your facility and equipment. WireCrafters® stocks multiple styles of meshes to meet costumer need for heavy, medium, or light duty applications.
WireCrafters® can customize a guarding system that meets your meticulous safety standards.
RapidWire HD™, with its customizable design, can be installed in 20% to 25% less time in comparison to competitive products. RapidWire HD™ is simple to design, and easy to install.
- Standard height of 5′-3 1/4″ with 0′-3 1/4″ sweep & 8′-5 1/4″ with 0′-3 1/4″ sweep.
- Custom size panels and special heights available.
- Fully framed panel adds strength and stability unequaled in the industry.
- Hinged, double hinged, sliding and vertical rise doors available.
- Angle frame design gives installer clear access to hardware, speeding installation.
- Assembly hardware is inaccessible from the secured side of the guarding.
- All hardware including anchors included.
- Standard 3/8″ mounting hardware is the heaviest in the industry.
- Panels may be ordered in alternate woven and welded mesh options, expanded metal, sheet metal, or clear polycarbonate.
- Safety Interlocks available with mounting plates.
Woven Wire Panels
Ten widths, 1′ to 10′ in one-foot increments. Standard panel height is 5′-0″. Mesh: 10 GA wire woven into 2″ x 1″ rectangular openings. Frame 1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ x 1/8″ steel angle. Custom sized panels are available. Alternate meshes are also available.
RapidWire HD™ Welded Panels
Frame: 1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ 13 GA roll formed angle. Fabrication: Mesh is securely welded to frame with flat steel stiffeners welded to frame behind mesh panels longer than 3′-6″. Maximum panel size of 10′ x 5′.
3′ or 4′ wide by 5′-0″ high opening. Two 4″ x 4″ 10 GA tight pin hinges. Padlock lugs are standard, however other locks are available. Ships with two door posts and hardware. Universal construction, works for left or right hand, inside or outside swing.
6′ or 8′ wide by 5′-0″ high opening. Inactive leaf secured by cane bolt (base). Padlock lugs are standard, however other locks are available. Ships with two door posts and hardware. Custom doors available.
3′, 4′, 5′, 6′, 8′, or 10′ widths. Full height partition openings of 8′. Padlock lugs are standard, however other locks are available. Ships with two door posts, two 4-wheel trolley trucks, 16 GA track, and all hardware. Universal construction, works for left or right hand, inside or outside swing. Custom sizes are available.
Stock size is 5′-3 1/4″. Standard hole layout allows for 0′-3 1/4″ sweep space. Posts flush to top of panel. Standard Baseplate: 4″ x 9″ with holes for anchors. 3/8″ floor anchors are included with your order.
Stock size is 8′-5 1/4″. Standard hole layout allows for 3 1/4″ sweep space. Posts project 2″ above top of panel. Standard Baseplate: 2″ x 7″ with holes for anchors. 3/8″ floor anchors are included with your order.
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