Steel Machine Guarding 

Overview

THOR Safety Steel Guarding is designed and manufactured to provide heavy-duty protection for the workplace.  Each system is developed around the requirements of each client to provide durable protection systems that comply with current legislation and safety requirements. 

 

Our in-house divisions and specialist expertise offer a comprehensive service. We provide complete solutions and advice on all areas of machine guarding and workplace safety find out more.  

Ideal Applications

​​Perimeter Guarding Low Level & up to 7m. 

  • Robotics and Automation Cells. 

  • Close fit guarding. 

  • Welding automation applications with weld grade viewing windows. 

Compatible Products 

THOR Safety offers a wide range of complete solutions for robotic and automated cells specially designed for manufacturing, automation and packaging industry. 

 

  • Weld Timer Stands. 

  • Turn Table Centre Screens. 

  • Bespoke Fabrications for all special system requirements. 

  • Robot Bases.

  • Teach pendant boxes (Robot Controllers) 

  • Fume Extraction Hoods/ Roofs.

  • Roller Doors. 

  • Rise to Close Doors. 

  • Man Access Doors & Sliding Doors. 

Specifications

Our Steel Guarding is fabricated from our facility in the West Midlands, using local suppliers and our in-house team. This offers clients short lead-times and diverse range of guarding specifications for producing products that meet the safety requirements of their applications. 

Our steel guarding can be manufactured from a variety of steel, box-section types, and thickness.

Standard options are:

 

  • Posts/ door frames (50 x 50 box section other sizes available). 

  • Heavy Gauge Welded Mesh 

  • Woven Mesh 

  • Sheet Steel 

  • Non-break Polycarbonate (Up to 6mm thick) 

  • Stainless Steel 

  • Weld grade windows (Up to 6mm thick)

  • Custom laser-cut steel profiles ideal for branding. Add it to your weld cells with a weld grade PVC sheet that eliminates the weld flash within the welding automated cell.  

All our Steel options are available in an extensive variety of RAL colours to match your brand theme or facility aesthetics.

Conforming to legislation 

All THOR Products are designed to the latest safety legislation and come with a declaration of incorporation to the Machinery Directive. 

Our guarding meets the following legislation:

  • BS EN ISO 14120:2015 - Safety of Machinery – Guards – General requirements for the design, construction and selection of fixed and movable guards.

  • BS EN ISO 12100:2010 - Safety of machinery - General principles for design. Risk assessment and risk reduction

  • BS EN ISO 13857:2008 Safety of machinery - Safety distances to prevent hazard zones being reached by upper and lower limbs.

Address

Thor Safety Ltd. 

Unit 6 Albion Works 

Moor Street 

Brierley Hill 

West Midlands

DY5 3SZ

Get in Touch

E: Ben@thorsafety.co.uk

T: 01384476457