Dump Truck Safety System Design

The design of the modern work truck is moving forward at an amazing pace. With long haul trucks, the focus has been on collision avoidance systems and advanced controls for fuel economy, but dump truck builders have long had a different

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Dead Man’s Switch – The Electrical One…

While a Google search of “dead mans switch” brings with it a host of interesting non-engineering references, we concern ourselves today with the ones related to the more pedestrian and technical meaning:  Operator Presence Detection. The phrase “Dead Man’s Switch” was originally coined by engineers at

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Safety Interlock Switches – Limit Switch Design Considerations.

One of the most common applications for our high performance Limit Switches is in the area of safety or performance controls for extreme duty machines. These are applications where failure of some component or system would be catastrophic or costly to replace. An example of

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