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Uniguard Coupling and Stuffing Box Machine Guards for Goulds 3196 Pump

Sizing up new Uniguard coupling and stuffing box guards for dozens of Goulds model 3196 ANSI pumps at a heavy industrial plant as well as 3 huge tapered belt guards too heavy to lift and several custom vertical panels guards.

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Tapered Belt Machine Guard for Paper Mill

I received these tapered belt guard photos that were recently installed at a paper mill customer located in the northeast. “we love the way the new guard looks, light weight and easy to install”. To find your closest distributor go to https://www.uniguardmgc.com/distributors/  

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Tapered Belt Machine Guards for Power Plant

This is the 1st of 17 tapered belt guards to be installed at this power plant I visited earlier this year. The maintenance manager was concerned with the weight of his metal guard and lack of room to access the equipment. We provided maintenance lubrication access points from both the front and the end of […]

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Machine Guarding for Paint Pigment Plant

I had the opportunity to work with one of my distributors this year at a paint pigment plant. The following are photos of 5 of the 7 guards we supplied them. This is the 1st of 26 machines they plan to guard at this facility. They like them so much they are going to share […]

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In Baton Rouge with GCI, Inc.

Last week I had the opportunity to return to Baton Rouge and work with Barry Bond (President), Celeste Barrett (Office Mgr-left) and Jenna Bond (Sales Engineer-right) with GCI, Inc. We then watched LSU vs. Rice from the GCI suite at Tiger Stadium along with one of my favorite guard customers from Dow Chemical.

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Omron Gotcha Stick

If you’re interested in improve your machine guarding to meet OSHA/ANSI/SEMI/CSA safety standards…I suggest purchasing the Omron Gotcha Stick. It will provide you with the appropriate gap allowable based on the distance from the hazard. These can be purchased from a variety of sources and cost as little as $6.00.

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