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Industry 4.0 Requires Intelligent Interlocks - Fortress is Delivering

Industry 4.0 Requires Intelligent Interlocks - Fortress is Delivering As we race towards 50 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, Industry 4.0 presents a huge challenge to manufacturers. Collaborative robots and the automation ...
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Visit our team at ProFood Tech - THE Food & Beverage Processing Event 2017

Visit our team at ProFood Tech in the Lakeside Upper Hall on Booth #1249 Register Now THE Food & Beverage Processing Event - ProFood Tech is built to showcase your technologies! McCormick Place, Chicago 4th - 6th A ...
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See our Fortress team at Automate 2017

See our Fortress team at Automate 2017 on Booth #1229 Register Now  McCormick Place, Chicago 3rd - 6th April 2017 “You really get to see a great cross section of the entire automation industry at Automate, along ...
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mar

See Fortress at Manufacturing in America 2017

See Fortress at Manufacturing in America 2017 on Booth #308. 22nd - 23rd March 2017 in Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center New Venue for 2017! Siemens and Electro-Matic invite you to join over 2500 manufacturing executives, en ...
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Industry 4.0 Intelligent Interlocking

Industry 4.0 Intelligent Interlocking We are featured in the March issue of Drives & Controls which is available to view online now! Check out our article on page 83 here.
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Gambica Association Ltd

The Gambica Association Ltd Representing the Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology industries in the UK We are pleased to announced that as of 1st March 2017, we are now a registered member of The Gambica Associat ...
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Protecting High Bay Warehousing

The Interview: Fortress Interlocks Protecting High Bay Warehousing We are featured in the March Issue of the Warehouse & Logistics News Magazine! Check out the Digital Edition of the magazine here.
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Join us at Packaging Innovations 2017

Visit the future of packaging at Packaging Innovations 2017 (inc. Empack).  Five shows under one roof! Packaging Innovations isn't just a stand alone show at the NEC. The whole event incorporates FIVE brands to ensure ...
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dec

Fortress’ proNET Nominated for Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Award

Fortress Interlocks’ proNET safety and communications module has been nominated for the Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Awards 2017. proNET adds industrial Ethernet communications to its amGardpro range of safety interlocks, which ...
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sep

Fortress Lock Label Update

New Lock Label Update The new label samples have arrived and have been accepted! We have been working on changing the labels on the CL locks over the last couple of months. We are removing the CL/CLS/ML/MLS and just having the colour ...
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Extracted Key Adaptor from Fortress Prevents Inadvertent Machinery Startup

To prevent the inadvertent startup of dangerous machinery, Fortress Interlocks has developed an extracted key adaptor for use with its robust amGardpro, amGardS40 (IP69K) and mGard interlock ranges. By forcing an operator to extract the sa ...
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Fortress Showing Safety Interlocks and Communications Modules at SPS IPC Drives Show

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks is showing its extensive range of safety interlocks, communications modules and accessories at this year’s SPC IPC Drives trade show in Nuremberg between 22-24 November. The company will ...
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Near Misses or Accidents on your Machinery?

The Fortress Interlock Extracted Key Adaptor uniquely forces extraction of the safety key for added peace of mind.  The extracted key adaptor also provides additional functionality to the robust safety key module, ensuring that the key c ...
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Available now from Fortress the Stainless Steel S40 Range

Availalbe nor from Fortress is the new Stainless Steel range amGardS40.    
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Safety during Cleaning in Place with IP69K-rated interlocks and safety switches from Fortress

Safety during CIP ensured with IP69K-rated interlocks and safety switches from Fortress   Strict health and safety standards in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries require all machinery used in the production process t ...
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may

Fortress exhibiting at Made in the Midlands

Name: GTG Training Centre When: 12/05/16 09:00 Where: Bearing Drive, WV11 3SZ Website: www.madeinthemidlands.com/content/expo Fortress Stand Number: 110 We are pleased to be exhibiting for the first time at the bi ...
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With Fortress Interlocks it’s always safety first

Wolverhampton-based Fortress Interlocks has a simple mission: to help businesses protect their human and capital assets. The company has been doing this for over 40 years by designing and manufacturing machinery access and control systems ...
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may

Fortress tGard Interlock Switches and Control Devices Get TÜV SÜD Certification

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks has achieved TÜV SÜD European, Canadian and U.S. approval for its tGard range of interlock switches and control devices. This means they meet all the necessary req ...
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Fortress Unveiling Stainless Steel Interlock Switches for High Purity Applications at Automatica

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks is unveiling its amGardS40 stainless steel interlock switches for high purity applications at this year’s Automatica trade fair in Munich. The company will be in Hall B5, Booth 105. Autom ...
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feb

Online Configurators

Our online product configurators for amGardpro, tGard and amGardS40 provide you with real time images and data about bespoke products you can specify yourself
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feb

Fortress Launches Stainless Steel Interlock Switches for High Purity Applications

Fortress Interlocks has launched a new range of rugged stainless steel interlock switches for high purity applications such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical processing. It is also suitable for outdoor use. Manufactured from 316 ...
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dec

Fortress Non-Contact Switch Gets TÜV SÜD Certification

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks has achieved TÜV SÜD certification for its new non-contact switch, the amGardncs. This means the device meets all the necessary requirements of the European Machinery Directive as par ...
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TUV Approval for tGard

 GREAT NEWS The Fortress tGard range of Interlock Switches have been independently tested by TUV and complies with the essential requirements for European Approval and also North America and Canada Approval.  The TUV Certifi ...
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oct

ProfiNet / Profisafe for amGardpro Brochure now available to download

The ProfiNet / Profisafe Brochure now available from Fortress.  Click Here
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oct

ProfiNet / Profisafe for amGardpro now Available from Fortress

Fortress have integrated ProfiNet / Profisafe into the amGardpro range of Gate Switches, proNet.  For more information on proNet download the brochure here
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sep

The Importance of Safety Interlocking in the Waste and Recycling Industry

A metal recycling firm was recently fined £35,000 by the HSE after a worker’s hands were severed while cutting metal strips on an industrial baler. Industrial balers are used to compress recyclable material into stackable, mana ...
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Fortress Interlocks Get Networked

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks is integrating AS-interface (AS-i) and PROFIsafe (PROFIbus Safety or PROFInet Safety) connectivity into its tGard and amGardpro interlocks. The company is also developing non-contact switches a ...
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Easily configure your amGardpro and tGard products using the online configurators

Use the Fortress online amGardpro and tGard product configurators to create the assembly you are looking for. The easy to use step by step configurators will guide you through the product selections.  At the end of the selection pro ...
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Fortress Adds Industrial Ethernet Communications to its Interlocks

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks has added industrial Ethernet communications to its amGardpro range of safety interlocks. The new proNET communications module, which uses the PROFINET protocol and its extension PROFIsafe, int ...
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Fortress Interlocks and Troax Mesh Doors up to the Impact Challenge!

A dramatic impact test on the Fortress Interlocks amGardpro interlock fitted to a Troax St30 mesh door has been captured on video. In the test, the mesh door and interlock were subjected to a powerful impact of 1600 joule. The door was sli ...
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mar

Fortress and Troax Partner Up for Perimeter Guarding

Fortress Interlocks and Troax have combined forces to create a new perimeter guarding system to protect workers from dangerous machinery. The system utilises a unique new bracket for fitting Fortress interlocks to Troax perimeter guarding pan ...
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