Automated Machine-Door OperationNovember 1, 2019
The Safe Machine Door Actuator (SMDA) line from Servax, available in North America through Dynatect Manufacturing Inc., offers a complete end-to-end solution for automated machine-door operation with a maintenance-free direct-drive motor, compact controller and intelligent operating software. The drive, based on proven technology for pedestrian passages, is fitted with a protective function that triggers an immediate change of direction if an obstacle is encountered. SMDA ensures that the force and permissible kinetic energy are compliant with EN 12453, and EN 14120 is safely maintained.
With user-friendly SMDTuner operating software, commissioning the protective door is simple and can be accomplished within 15 min. This PC software programs the machine door actuator, starts the actuator and saves data for documentation purposes. A retrofit kit available for new and existing machines, for all horizontal-door types, and for door openings to 59 in.
See also: Dynatect Manufacturing Co., Inc.
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