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WireCrafters Physical Barriers at IMTS 2014 in Chicago

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IMTS 2014

WireCrafters will be exhibiting at this year’s IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) in Chicago at booth W-1255.

We will be displaying our wire partition machine guard and physical barrier product – both of which have been updated to reflect upcoming changes in the international standard for the physical guarding of robots and machinery, including the ANSI / RIA international standard (R15.06-2012).

In addition, many other exhibitors will be utilizing WireCrafters’ machine guarding around their robots and other products, including Lincoln Electric (booth N-6520) and Yaskawa Motoman Robotics (booth N-6600).

Machine Guarding with New StandardsRegarding the new machine guarding standards, the post height will be 5′-3 1/4″ with a 3 1/4″ sweep space, with our standard 5 foot high panel. This change will keep WireCrafters’ stock physical barriers in line with the new max sweep space of 0′-6″ while still meeting the minimum height requirement of 5′-0″.

At WireCrafters, we want to provide you a safety product that you can be certain will protect your investments, and more importantly, your employees. Free design & layout assistance is available.

From IMTS:

More than 100,000 industrial engineers attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. They will see new technology demonstrated […] and choose the best for their needs.


IMTS is six full days of innovation, technology, best practices, networking, and the place where experts come together in one place at one time to share what they know. After IMTS, 91% of the attendees said they were successful in finding specific products, solving specific manufacturing problems, or finding ideas to use.


At IMTS they find ways to cut costs and get more work. They know that to survive and succeed, they must keep up with technology […] and stay ahead of their competitors!

To learn more about our Machine Guarding Systems or get a quote, please click the image below.

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