Lathe Chuck Guards

OSHA Requirements To Make Lathe Chuck Guards

The lathe chuck guards prevent the operator’s hand or clothing from getting caught in the chuck while it is turning. For additional security, the chuck guard is designed in such a way that one cannot “forget” the spindle key in place by omission. These guards are available for manual centering lathes of different sizes and the type of guard to be used is selected according to the size of the lathe and its maximum workpiece diameter. Chuck guards are always equipped with a microswitch. How Chuck Guards Are Made? Chuck guard is a material that is useful in many different industries. If you are currently working in these industries, you are probably familiar with this type of guard already. But in case you weren’t aware, this tool is not only for your tool’s protection, but it also acts as a protector or shield to your operators. Injuring an employee or staff is not...

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