SPINDLE AND GRIPPER AREA GUARDING: Please avoid operation of any cappers not outfitted with proper guarding and interlocks. These guards were not the norm and industry standard in some of the past generation machines (A, B (BA, B-A2, BC, BD, BE), C, D, E, F (F4, F6, F8), A2, GA, GC, GD, GE, and GA2.) and now are. To ensure the safety of your operators please inquire about retrofit kits that include interlocking switches prior to continuing to operator these machines. Guards look like below:
GUARDING TUNNEL EXTENSIONS: We recommend in addition to the above adding to cappers, cap tighteners etc etc the below guard that extends the infeed and discharge of above stainless guards. These are available a retrofit kit. These tunnels include a 1’ intake and a 1’ discharge lexan guard. To mount them it would be provided with a mounting bracket, screws and nuts so I can it can be simply drilled on each of the two sides of the capper and simply screwed together. See below drawing 21-220 for illustration.
Note: The above is not a replacement ... Read More