Wednesday, May 11, 2016

C&E Now Carries Heavy-Duty Safety Doors For Automated Processes From Assa Abloy

The Albany Rapid Protect 300, from Assa Abloy, is a heavy-duty machine protection door. It's a tough and reliable safety door for automated processes and production lines. The door features a tear-resistant curtain, making it able to withstand wind load and direct pressure and allowing installation close to the machine. Rapid opening and closing speeds help increase worker safety, work flow, and overall productivity.

Assa Abloy will be joining C&E sales at the upcoming Industrial Automation Expos. They would welcome the opportunity to address applications, questions, and interests. These expos will be held in West Chester, OH on May 24th and Evansville, IN on May 26th. Visit for more information and registration.

Albany RP300:
  • Rapid opening and closing ensures short cycle times
  • High reliability even after years of high numbers of cycles
  • Versions conforming to various factory standards are possible
  • Type tested machine protection door with fabric door blade

Door Design
The side frames and the top roll cover are made of aluminum profiles. The front cover can easily be removed and allows easy access for inspection and maintenance. The motor cover is made of a steel plate painted in aluminum color.

For process monitoring when the door is closed, various window variants are optionally available. On PVC curtains with colored reinforcement strips, there are large viewing areas. For all other variants of curtains, optional horizontal or vertical windows are integrated in the door curtain.

Door Curtain
Depending on the application, various door curtains and colors are available: from partially transparent PVC curtains with colored reinforcement stripes with a high degree of transparency to highly rigid RollTex and NomaTex.

Safety Features
The bottom profile is monitored by an electrical safety contact edge. A door line photocell also prevents the door from closing when objects are interfering. 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please call 800-228-2790. Thank you!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

New Technician Locker Systems From WireCrafters

WireCrafters has unveiled their new Technician Locker Systems designed for drivers/technicians to enter the facility in a controlled environment and have all of their parts sorted and waiting in their designated lockers. A simple padlock can be utilized, however WireCrafters also offers a variety of locking systems in biometrics, key card readers, key pads, etc.

On the reverse side the parts manager can load all lockers from the inside of the WireCrafters cage system. All items stay separated and inaccessible from the technician side of the locker bay, allowing the driver/technician to only access their designated cell.

Common Configuration

Controlled access area within cage allows
parts managers to fill lockers while keeping
parts protected.
  • 4 Compartments High (ea 1'-8"H) 
  • 4 Compartments Wide (ea. 2' W)
  • 16 GA Galvanized Shelves
  • Ceiling Panels
  • 2'W x 1'-8"H Door Size
Padlock hasps come standard but lockers
will accept and of WireCrafters other
lock options.
  • 2" x 2" GA Welded Wire Mesh
  • Mesh Welded to Angle Frame
  • 2" x 2" 14 GA Sq. Tube Posts
  • Hinged Doors
  • Padlock Hasps

For questions or more information, please contact C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you!