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Fortress mGard interlocks receive TUV SUD safety approval


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July 29, 2013
By PEM Magazine

July 29, 2013 РFortress Interlocks says its mGard range of safety interlocks has achieved approval from TUV SUD, boasting it is now the only trapped key manufacturer to carry third-party approval on its trapped key range of interlocks for use up to SIL3/PLe. Trapped key interlocking safeguards machinery or potentially dangerous areas by ensuring procedures are followed in the proper sequence. The mGard range’s fail-safe design has undergone Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and over 100 different safety tests, says Fortress. The mGard range is suitable for applications across a range of industries, such as manufacturing, food and drink processing, washdown or explosion-proof applications.