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Lathe and turning machine safety

We have a large selection of lathe safety guards to choose from. We offer lathe chuck guards, lathe lead screw covers and various other important safety products for turning machines. Most of the items below come equipped with a category 1 or category 3 safety interlock switch which stop or disable starting the machine if the guard is in the open position.

 

Please note that many of our products come in a variety of sizes and can be made to measure. Please take a look at our PDF catalog for more information.

 

Lead screw cover

 

Product Code Description Sample Image
AR

Repar2 model AR lathe lead screw cover blinds

This safety guard installs on both sides of the carriage and covers the lead and feed screw completely

Sold in sets of two covers. Available for large lathes as well.

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Lathe safety guarding
AR COIL

Metal spring lead screw covers

 

Designed to be installed on very small lathes such as the Hardinge or Cyclematic lathe.

 

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Coil spring safety guard for lathe lead screw

 

Chip and coolant shields / Carriage safety guards

 

Product Code Description Sample Image
TC

 

Interlocked rear or front mount chip shield

This safety guard moves with carriage in one or two axis and protects operator against coolant and chips.

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TC chip and carriage guard

 

Chuck guards

 

Product Code
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TF

 

Lathe chuck shield - Our most popular model!

Electrically interlocked chuck guard with polycarbonate screen and heavy duty metal frame.

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Lathe safety guarding
TFM

 

Super heavy duty lathe chuck shield

Same design concept as our TF model above, however with an all-steel shield for an extra heavy duty construction.
Electrically interlocked for extra safety

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TFM
POL

 

Super heavy duty lathe chuck shield with see through windows

Same design concept as the TFM above. Metal steel sheet frame with large Polycarbonate screen windows.
Electrically interlocked for extra safety

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POL
VT

 

Super heavy duty lathe chuck shield with see through windows

Same guard and shield as model POL; However, with laminated safety glass windows instead of polycarbonate.
Electrically interlocked for extra safety

 

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POL
IE

 

Interlocked heavy duty lathe chuck shield

Large, see through windows offer an exceptional visibility on this sturdy, steel frame contruction safety guard.
Electrically interlocked for extra safety

 

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IE

MINOR

 

Industrial quality lathe chuck guard

Guard is mounted on two industrial linear motion bearings and slides vertically out of the way. Offers maximum visibility, maximum strength and maximum protection.

 

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Minor ST
ST Major

Industrial quality lathe chuck guard
For large lathes/chucks

 

Guard is mounted on two industrial linear motion bearings and slides vertically out of the way. Available in standard sizes as well as custom made sizes. Smooth operation and great visibility. Contact us for more information on custom options for this guard.

 

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ST Major
CUSTOM SAFEGUARDS FOR LARGE LATHES

Custom made safety guarding solutions
For large lathes/chucks

 

Custom made safety guard designed to fit your lathe by Repar2. Please contact us for more information or to request a quote.

 

Our safety guards are all come with electrical safety interlock switch or solenoid activated latch. Ferndale is also able to custom design electrical panels to retrofit old machines.

Custom
TP

Safety guards for lathes with medium-sized chucks or tables. Steel frame with double hinges for tilting, complete with microswitch. See catalog for sizes.

 

Guard is electrically interlocked with a safety switch.

TP
AM

Protection screen for lathes, sliding on ball guides, made of steelsheets, with safety microswitch. Sizes on request.

 

Guard is electrically interlocked with a safety switch.

AM
PT

Safeguard for lathe with vertical arm lifting, adjustable in height and
lenght, with gas spring and safety microswitch.

 

Guard is electrically interlocked with a safety switch.

PT
LA

Side protection screen for chucks, made of steel-sheets, with safety microswitch. Single and double. Sizes on request.

LA

 

 

Protection for rear side of lathes

 

Product Code Description Sample Image
POST Fixed safety guard for lathes to be fitted at the rear of the machine. Steel frame with polycarbonate screen. Protection of operator against chips and coolant. Suitable to any kind of turning machine. Sizes on request . POST
AB Rear safeguard for lathes, with steel frame and shockproof transparent grate to protect against chips and coolant. Adaptable for any kind of lathe. Provided with wheels. Dimensions on request. AB
SD Sliding safeguard, made of tubes and Polycarbonate, mounted on rear protection, frame provided with microswitch on Chuck Guard. Sizes on request. SD

 

 

Other lathe safety products

 

Product Code Description Sample Image
LE Double safety levers under headstock and carriage - Article Code :LE/2, Single are also available - Article Code: LE Double Lever
OM Transparent screen to ensure good protection against chips and splinters.
Can be position easily near to any machine tool. Standard modules available. On request, different sizes can be made.
OM
CSA (Safety Key) Safety key for chucks, with automatic ejection. Metric and SAE available. CSA
PED Electric safety device for machine stop, model PED PED
FI (Swarf Hook) Chip hook with hand guard. FI