Why use plastic machine guarding panels in an automation facility?

There are several arguments of using plastic panels as fence guarding for automation machines. The type of machine guarding panel to use (mesh, plastic or sheet) depends on the specific application and the level of protection required. Each type of panel has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Plastic panels are made of durable plastic materials and are often used to protect against hazardous areas of the machine, used to guard against small flying objects and impact or chemical exposure.


Bullets points on why to use plastic machine guarding panels in an automation facility?


  • Durability: Plastic panels are highly durable and can withstand harsh environmental conditions, making them ideal for use in industrial settings.
  • Chemical resistance: Many plastic panels are resistant to chemicals, which is important for guarding against spills or leaks.
  • Hygiene: Plastic panels are easier to clean and sanitize than mesh panels. They do not have the same nooks and crannies where bacteria and other microorganisms can grow, which means they can be more easily sterilized and kept clean.
  • Impact resistance: Plastic panels can absorb impacts without cracking or breaking, which makes them effective in protecting against small flying objects or accidental collisions with machinery.
  • Transparency: The plastic panels are transparent, which allows for easy visibility of the machinery and better control over the flow of materials producing in the cell, while still providing protection.
  • Lightweight: Compared to sheet metal panels, plastic panels are much lighter, making them easier to install and move as needed.
  • Customizability: The range of our plastic panels are wide and can be customized to fit specific requirements.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Because of the wide range of our system we can offer you a more cost-effective choice by using this system compared to others on the market.


Ultimately, the choice of machine guarding panel will depend on the specific requirements of the application, taking into consideration factors such as the size and type of objects being guarded against, the level of protection required, and the environment in which the panel will be installed. Consulting with a safety expert or supplier can help you make an informed decision.

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