Retrofit Systems for Press Brakes

Our retrofit guarding systems are designed specifically for application to hydraulic and electric press brakes. These systems not only provide the highest level of machine and operator protection but also maintain machine productivity and performance.

Explore our range of retrofit solutions.

Retrofit System Comparison

 

Defender Defender Plus Sentinel Sentinel Plus
Controller
Hardware CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system
Software CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface
Technology
AutoSense
RapidBend
RapidBend Plus
BendShield
Additional features
Additional machine monitoring (emergency stop buttons & gate interlock switches)
External Device Monitor (EDM) for monitoring up to 4 devices including relays, valve sensors, etc.       • 
Dual guarding support (laser & light curtain)
Laser transmitter / receiver
Laser transmitter CLASS 1 Single planar laser CLASS 1 Dual planar laser CLASS 1 Dual planar laser CLASS 1 Block laser
Receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Camera receiver
Optical range 6 meters 6 meters 14 meters 8 meters
Object detection resolution 4mm 4mm 4mm 2mm
Connector type M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 12 pin
Tool compatibility V tools and non standard tools V tools and non standard tools V tools and non standard tools V tools and non standard tools
Integrated status LEDs
Automatic Tool Alignment
Special Tools Mode
User interface panel
Display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display
Connector type M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 8 pin
Mounting brackets
Bracket type Economy alloy Economy alloy Linear alloy Linear alloy
Linear rails and bearings
Tool change lock
Vertical bracket length 700mm (other lengths available on request) 700mm (other lengths available on request) 700mm (other lengths available on request) 700mm (other lengths available on request)
Vertical adjustment range 488mm (suits punch height up to 400mm) 488mm (suits punch height up to 400mm) 530mm (suits punch height up to 450mm) 530mm (suits punch height up to 450mm)
Horizontal adjustment range 40mm 40mm 40mm 40mm