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Knowledge of Safety Locks

Mar. 12, 2020

Definition of safety lock:

Padlock industrial safety locks are a type of lock that is used to hang locks on shop floors and offices. It is to ensure that the energy of the equipment is absolutely shut down and the equipment is kept in a safe state.Locking prevents the device from accidentally moving and causing injury or death.There is a purpose is to play a warning role, such as the fire fighting equipment in the mall lock, different from the general anti-theft role of the lock.

The purpose: to ensure that the workers or related personnel working on the machine do not get hurt.

Purpose of using safety lock:

1. Prevent misoperation

2. Prevent accidents

Nip in the bud

4. Warning

Usage of electrical security lockout:

1. Power switch

2. Origin switch

3. Pipe valve

4. The warning needs to be highlighted

5. Other places where permission management is required

Classification of safety locks:

Safety padlock: engineering safety padlock, insulation padlock, long beam padlock, short beam padlock, dustproof padlock, cable padlock, thin beam padlock, long body padlock, safety jacket padlock, aluminum padlock, 1000 layer padlock, antimagnetic explosion-proof padlock.

Electrical Safety Lockout

Electrical Safety Lockout

Optional for electrical safety lockout:

Safety lock of products on the market is uneven, the good and bad are intermingled, many enterprises procurement staff in selecting some uncertain security locks, so user should choose them tall brand or brand agent, because we have enough economic strength and stability of the network system to guarantee and after-sale service, avoid disputes caused by product quality problems.

1. Check the surface treatment status

Locks before leaving the factory generally want to go through electroplating, spraying or coloring, these steps are beneficial to the locks themselves, because after this series of treatment, will form a layer of protective film on the surface of the locks, can play the role of anti-corrosion and anti-oxidation.User can measure the stand or fall of lock directly through this.

2 weight ratio hand feel

The lock that cut corners USES hollow inferior material to make commonly, weigh in hand not only light, and use rise feel to also compare bad.

Check safety standards

Both at home and abroad have very strict standards for hardware locks, small manufacturers will not comply with the standard in order to save costs, and big brands will generally comply with the standard.

Maintenance of safety locks:

1, the lock can not be exposed to the rain for a long time, the rain water contains nitric acid, nitrate, will corroded the lock.

2, usually keep the lock clean, do not let foreign matter into the lock, resulting in difficult to open or even unable to open.

3. Regularly inject lubricating oil, graphite powder or pencil powder into the lock to help reduce the oxide layer left by the long use time.

4. Pay attention to the heat expansion and cold contraction caused by the weather (wet in spring and dry in winter), so as to ensure the reasonable coordination between the lock body itself and the key, and ensure the smooth use of the lock.


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