Schmersal presents: Safe solutions for your industry
Schmersal is a world class designer and manufacturer of machine safety products, industrial switches, position sensors, and related control accessories. With over 250 safety interlocks and a comprehensive range of application accessories, Schmersal has safety solutions for a wide variety of applications.
Every industry has its unique risks and environments which affect the safety, availability, and accessibility of machines - requiring safety switching components to meet unique and particular standards of performance. To assist in the selection of appropriate safety components from our wide selection, Schmersal has introduced a new site which focuses on the safe solutions for individual industries:
Currently the site provides selection guides for the Food Processing, Packaging, Elevator, and Wood Working industries. Soon to be added are guides for the Construction, Machine Tooling, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Automotive industries.
This section provides links to recent articles on the field of packaging. It also highlights the various factors that affect the selection of safety switches for the packaging industry:
High performance and rapid pace of packaging machinery
Limiting downtime by quick troubleshooting of safety system faults
Hygiene considerations during the packing of foodstuff and pharmaceutical products
Protection from dust explosions
Keeping these factors in mind, our guide has recommendations for Schmersal keyed interlocks, solenoid latching interlocks, safety rated position switches, switches for hinged guard doors, safety sensors, safety light curtains and grids, command and signaling devices, and safety controller modules.
Download a PDF of the Schmersal Packaging Industry guide: