Ford Rouge Factory Tour Shifts Safety Gears with the Help of Larco Mats - Case Study
In the Manufacturing Innovation Theater, a sculpted white fiberglass Ford F-150 appears on top of a four-foot tall main stage, in between two full-size production robots to re-create the factory experience. Safety is Ford’s number one priority, so the company wanted to install safety mats on the floor between the main stage and secondary stage where guests are seated.
Healthcare - Infection Control
Opening the Door to Cleaner Healthcare Environments
Push plate switches are used throughout hospitals to allow for easy door accessibility for wheelchairs and heavy equipment such as hospital beds and carts. Many push plates are made of stainless steel, which unfortunately can allow toxic bacteria to remain active for weeks. CuVerro material kills more than 99.9% of bacteria within two hours.
Industrial Punch Press - Safety Application
A punch press in operation is a very formidable machine. Keeping employees away from the operating pinch point is critical to plant safety.
St. Margaret's Hospital Adds U-WAV™ in Surgical Suite to Reduce Germs
Recently, St. Margaret’s built a brand-new surgical suite consisting of three major surgery rooms and two cystoscopy rooms. In this suite, surgical patients benefi t from the latest technology including the C-Arm, Fiber- Optic Scope and Computerized Anesthesia Units.
Stepping Up Safety and Reducing Equipment Downtime
To protect employees operating its molding machine, ATEK Metal Technologies (another ATEK Company) used a steel plate that sat on springs to stop machine operations. Over time, the steel plates became warped and the springs would stick frequently. They replaced the steel plates with Larco industrial safety mats which eliminate the need for adjustments and increase productivity.
Tube Bending Process - Safety Application
A tube bending operation has unique protection requirements in that a large space around the machinery is required for the work to be moved.