Tire press protection encompasses multiple safety hazards

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The very nature of the tire press machine requires multiple guarding, limited access protection, interlocking and fixed guarding.  Significant areas are cutting and crushing impact safety hazards.  There is also crushing shearing entanglement of the closing of the movable upper parts of the press.

Bursting projection of the materials or steam is a concern.  Burning or scalding of the steam system is possible.  .  Inhalation of fumes or asphyxiation by the system nitrogen is possible.  Projection of fluids on the machinery system towards an operator is possible.  Some of these can be protected with safety light curtains, safety scanners, safety door latches, safety mats, safety single being sensors or plain hard guarding or enclosure of the press.

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