DOES YOUR EMERGENCY STOP BUTTON SYSTEM COMPLY WITH THE AUSTRALIAN STANDARD AS 4024 FOR THE SAFEGUARDING OF MACHINERY?
It can with Australian Safety Guarding's Dual Redundant Monitored Emergency Stop Control Box.
have Category 3 or 4
machinery the Australian
Standards require that a single fault
does not lead to the loss of the safety
function(s) and that the fault is
Comply with these requirements by incorporating this Emergency Control Box.
Conforms to Australian Standard AS 4024 Safeguarding of Machinery and Australian Standard AS 1543 Electrical Equipment of Industrial Machines.
Dual redundant contacts in the mushroom type Emergency Stop button are monitored by an approved Pilz safety relay.
Can be installed on new or existing machinery (single or three phase).
Suitable for stationary machinery (lathes, drills, mills).
Inclusion of lockable electrical isolator fitted to the Emergency Stop Control Box assists with machine tag out or maintenance work.
Unit shown designed to suit up to 4kW.
Questions to consider when assessing the risk for an Emergency-stop:
- Is the safety of the machine for the operator enhanced by the inclusion of an Emergency Stop device?
- Does the machine have more than one operating position (especially where one position is remote to the other)?
- If any, do the existing safety controls on the machine offer adequate protection for the operator?
- Does the machine need up-grading to protect the operator?
- Has past experience indicated that there is a need for an Emergency Stop button?
- Has independent expert advice indicated that there is a need for an Emergency Stop button on the machine?