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Here you will find a collection of Webinar Recordings.
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Challenges of Machine Safeguarding

This informative webinar discusses some of the common challenges and issues with machine safety and safeguarding. Understanding some of the gaps will help develop a more effective machine guarding program, to help make your workplace a safer place.

Duration: 1 hour
Recording hosted by New Equipment Digest, Machine Design magazines

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Validation of Machine Safety Functions

This webinar reviews some of the characteristics with validation in both design and physical testing of a safety system. Some examples are provided with an overview of some validation principles. It provides an explanation why validation is important and what can potentially happen if an effective validation is not done.

Duration: 1 hour
Webinar hosted by New Equipment Digest, Machine Design magazines

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Machine Guarding Technology

Many technologies evolve and advance over time, and machine safety technology is no different. Adding intelligence to individual components can improve your safety levels, increase tamper resistance, and have more diagnostic capabilities - All of which results in increased machine up-time and longevity. In this webinar where we review some of these technological advances and the reasons for them.

Duration: 1 hour
Webinar hosted by New Equipment Digest

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Safeguarding On Robots And Robot Cells

From the traditional robot to modern technology with collaborative robots, do you know what some of the basic criteria is for safeguarding designs? More and more robots are being introduced and utilized for industrial automation. There are many advantages to Robot Integration, but also comes with challenges on having people effectively work safer on robots and robot cells. This webinar reviews some of the basic concepts and considerations with robot safeguarding.

Duration: 1 hour
Webinar hosted by New Equipment Digest

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Lock Out Tag Out Versus Machine Guarding

One of the challenges that continues to be controversial and has sparked numerous debates within organizations is proper application of LOTO. Varying interpretations and understanding of the standards places companies in a difficult and many times a costly position. This webinar will provide some insight as to the differences between the two methods and why to use LOTO on some tasks and machine guarding on other tasks.

Duration: 1 hour
Webinar was hosted by New Equipment Digest

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Machine Safety or Productivity

There is the consistent dilemma between effectively safeguarding a machine and maintaining the expected productivity of the machine. Many times conflicts arise from varying opinions supporting one or the other. In this webinar Michael DeRosier discusses some of the approaches and challenges driving the decisions for effective machine guarding and/or production output.

Duration: 1 hour 
Webinar was hosted by New Equipment Digest

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Webinars:

  • Machine Guarding - Separating Guards

    A look at the methods of machine guarding - originally presented on October 18, 2012 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on demand. Duration: 1 hour

  • Machine Guarding - Non-Separating Guards

    A look at the methods of machine guarding - originally presented on April 4, 2013 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on demand. Duration: 1 hour

  • Understanding and Implementing Safeguarding

    A look at machine safeguarding implementation - originally presented on February 17, 2015 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on YouTube. Duration: 1 hour

  • ISO14119 Interlock Design

    A look at the new machine safety standard for guard door interlocks - originally presented on March 3, 2015 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on demand. Duration: 1 hour

  • Safety System Control Architectures

    A look at safety circuit designs - originally presented on September 18, 2013 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on YouTube. Duration: 1 hour

  • Understanding and Implementing Standards

    A look at machine safeguarding standards - originally presented on April 2, 2014 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on YouTube. Duration: 1 hour

  • Machine Guarding - Demystifying the Process

    A look at the methods of machine guarding - originally presented on October 18, 2012 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on demand. Duration: 1 hour

  • Tamper Resistance and Fault Masking

    Explore these two important aspects of machine guard design - originally presented on April 12, 2016 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on YouTube. Duration: 1 hour

  • Understanding Machine Safety Functionality

     

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    Considerations leading to a safe condition in a machine - originally presented on November 30, 2016 by Mike DeRosier, now available to view on demand. Duration: 1 hour

  • Minimum Safety Distances

     

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    Discussion of safety distance requirements for guards and presence sensing - originally presented on May 18, 2017 by Mike DeRosier, now available on demand.