Safety Support Device “CLAMP SENSOR” : Prevention of finger injury during pedal clamp operation.

Safety Support Device : CLAMP SENSOR
Prevention of finger injury during pedal clamp operation.

For the cutting position checking operation, usually it is checked by foot pedal clamp.
To prevent injury by clamp during such operation, "Soft Clamp function" already introduced and some cutting machine has been prepered.
The "Soft Clamp Function" is restrict pedal clamp pressure to be 20kg, so even if the finger ( for example) touched during its operation.
So that it is expected finger is not injury by touching clamp.
But, Operator feels very hard if their finger touched clamp.
This "Clamp Sensor" Safety support function is to prevent such touching.
The Sensors beam at the bottom of clamp detects fingers ( or something) , then clamp stop and move up even if pedal has been footed.
Operator will feel more safety.
( Patent pending)

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