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mGard is the premier range of modular robust trapped key interlocks for heavy duty applications. Trapped key interlocking is a tried and tested method of mechanically safeguarding dangerous machines and hazardous processes, and is suitable for use up to SIL 3 (EN/IEC 62061), Category 4 and PLe (EN/ISO 13849-1). It is called "Trapped Key" as it works by releasing and trapping keys in a predetermined sequence. After the control or power has been isolated, a key is released that can be used to grant access to individual or multiple doors. The principles of trapped key technology apply to all industries where it is essential that all energy sources are isolated before gaining access to machinery. Almost all safety issues can simply be solved by selecting the Fortress interlock. All Fortress Interlocks electrical switches have a European, Canadian and North American approvals. Fortress' mGard Modular Robust Trapped Key Interlocks

Fortress Interlocks, The Global Supplier of Total Access and Control Safety Systems:

  • All Fortress products are developed and manufactured in the United Kingdom
  • Fortress mGard products are specially developed for use in harsh environments and can withstand moisture, dust and vibration
  • mGard products can be used up to SIL3 (EN/IEC 62061) Category 4 and PLe (EN/ISO 13849-1) applications
  • The modular arrangement allows the customisation of products to address practically any mechanical guarding requirement
  • Fortress has over 40 years of experience in the development and distribution of industrial safety products
  • A pre-determined key sequence eliminates the use for written procedures
  • By using mGard, wiring on the installation is no longer necessary
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