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Machine Guard Covers

Emco Industrial Plastics is one of the most trusted and leading manufacturers of machine guard covers. We have the skills and expertise to complete any requirements our clients need, especially for those who have specifications they want to order for their essential pieces of equipment.

A machine guard and cover are commonly used in various industries. Its primary purpose is to cover machines that can potentially injure workers. So using a machine guard cover in your facility is essential to avoid any mishaps. Fortunately, we have the in-house capabilities to create the ideal machine guard cover that will meet or even exceed your expectations.


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Machine Guarding for the Safety of Your Workforce

The most common industries that use plastic machine guards are equipment manufacturing and production environments. It's where you can find machines that can cause severe workplace injuries, which is why machine guards are crucial.

Because workplace injuries commonly happen due to moving machine parts, OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) sets standards regarding machine guarding. So it's not a preference anymore but a requirement that every facility must meet.

Fortunately, Emco Industrial Plastics offers polycarbonate machine guards plastic that can absorb high impact from a defective machine or broken tooling. In addition, these can assist in safeguarding a product from contamination during manufacturing.

The Most Commonly Used Materials in Creating Machine Guard Covers

Our clients can choose several kinds of machine guard cover material. It depends on what the client needs for their specific piece of machinery. These materials are the following:

  • Polycarbonate 

  • PETG

  • Acrylic

  • Clear PVC

Polycarbonate is the most usually used material. It features distinct and superior characteristics that make it an excellent choice. For instance, I t has tight tolerance machinability, transparency, and hardness. However, PETG, Acrylic, and Clear PVC are also used in special or unique applications.

Why Choose Polycarbonate for Your Machine Guards?

Apart from the transparency and toughness polycarbonate offers, it's a general-purpose material that applies to many types of machinery. In facilities where food contact is a concern and priority, we offer FDA-grade Polycarbonate that won't compromise the quality and safety of the food your facility is processing.

Polycarbonate is naturally self-extinguishing and has a V-0 flame test rating. They're also available in various grades, including smoke, gray, and bronze. In addition, we can also reverse engineer different types of materials and parts.

Custom Machine Guard Covers from Emco Industrial Plastics

Emco Industrial Plastics offer customized machine guard covers. We understand that not all types of machinery have the same shapes and sizes. So instead of offering standard machine guard covers, we can also work with you to achieve the custom machine guards you need.

These are made to maintain the safety of your workers as they go on their daily operations. So you must choose only the best material for the machine guard covers you will use in your facility.

Let Emco Industrial Plastics Handle Your Machine Guard Covers

Emco is the right option if you're looking for a trusted manufacturer with outstanding skills and expertise. We have professionals who have honed their capabilities to ensure that we deliver quality products that provide safety.

So if you have any concerns or questions, don't hesitate to contact us today. We're here to answer all your questions. Or you can get a free quote, and we'll start the project right away.

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