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Fortress Interlocks

148-150 Birmingham New Road
West Midlands
United Kingdom

Telephone : +44 (01902) 499600
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Fitting safety switches to machine guarding 20/06/2017
Configuring a mounting plate for an interlock is easy with Fortress Interlock's new Eazi-fit mounting system, which allows any amGardpro interlock safety switch to be easily fitted to machine guarding. Full Story...

Interlock gains Industrial Ethernet communication capabilities 03/10/2016
Fortress Interlocks has added industrial Ethernet communications to its amGardpro range of safety interlocks. The new proNET communications module uses the PROFINET protocol and its extension PROFIsafe.  Full Story...

Fortress Interlocks get networked 15/09/2015
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 and output signal switching devices which can be incorporated into its tGard and amGardpro units. Full Story...

Preparing for the arrival of ISO 14119:2013 11/03/2014
There has been a great deal of discussion about the forthcoming ISO 14119:13 Safety of machinery – interlocking devices associated with guards.  Control Engineering Europe garnered some views about its main requirements.  Full Story...

Fortress Interlocks introduces compact SR safety key switch to isolate power 17/09/2013
The new SR unit from Fortress Interlocks is a compact safety key switch that is ideal for isolating power to machinery. Full Story...