Machine Guards & Machine Guarding Solutions
Providing machine guarding solutions to Aerospace, Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical, Construction, Defence, Education, Food, Mining, Oil and Gas, Power and Energy industries. The majority of our products are available to buy online/telephone. All major credit cards accepted by telephone. If you can’t find what you are looking for just give us a call: 0121 603 1235.
Lathe Machine Guarding Solutions
Comprehensive range of protection devices designed for most sizes and types of lathes.
- For the smaller centre lathes – fabricated steel chuck safety guards with high impact strength polycarbonate screens fitted onto stainless steel mounting arms with integrated microswitches.
- For the larger lathes – sliding fabricated steel protection screens with high impact strength polycarbonate windows and mounted onto high rigidity headstock mounted frames with integrated microswitches. Standard sizes to suit up to 1.2m diameter chuck. Options for integrated adjustable coolant deflector.
Sliding safety guards also available incorporated into a machine back safety guard Other protection devices include:
- Chip Safety Guards – saddle mounted adjustable chip guards available for rear or front fitting dependant on size and type of lathe. Options for integrated coolant system available.
- Lead screw roller blind protection – These roller blind units have heavy duty return spring systems fitted. Roller protection fabric is heat resistant. Available to suit bed lengths up to 3.0m.
- Back Safety Guards – custom built or standard universal back-guards are available to prevent access to dangerous parts of the machine from the rear. Any questions please contact us.
Milling Machine Guard Solutions
Standard range of guarding solutions are available for most types and sizes of vertical, horizontal and universal milling machines.
- Milling Cutter Machine Safety Guards – hinged and interlocked cutter guards with protection screens up to 600m dia are mounted onto a range of rigid adjustable interlocked arms that fit onto a stainless steel bracket designed to fit on the side of the machine.
- Milling Machine Table Guards – A range of table guards with hinged interlocked loading doors with high impact strength vision panels and adjustable height polycarbonate screens to three sides. Options include a vice opening in the loading doors and an integrated front tray.
Drilling Machine Guarding Solutions
Extensive range of drill guards with various designs of mounting bracket incorporating integrated microswitches.
The mounting brackets are designed to fit to the side of the drilling machine head. A stainless steel rod passes through the mounting bracket and is height adjustable. Several sizes of high impact strength transparent polycarbonate protection screens are available. This provides clear vision during drilling and hinges to the side for easy and safe access to the drill and drill chuck.
Solon Systems provides machine guarding solutions from several manufacturers covering most types of machine tools commonly found in tool rooms and workshops. They have many innovative features to ensure ease of use and to provide high protection for the machine operators.
For machines requiring custom built safety guards Solon Systems Ltd will provide a full design and manufacture service. This includes fabricated custom built close fitting guarding solutions to machinery, perimeter fencing and purpose built enclosures,
Solon Systems Ltd will also provide additional safety equipment such as safe edges (bump strips), antislip matting, machine lights, safety labels, light guards, acoustic enclosures etc.