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 Sentinel Plus XL
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 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 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  CLASS 1 Block laser
Receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Camera receiver  Camera receiver
Optical range 6 meters 6 meters 8 meters 8 meters  15 meters
Object detection resolution 4mm 4mm 4mm 2mm  4mm
Connector type M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 12 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  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  4.3” widescreen colour graphics display
Connector type M12 8 pin 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 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)  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)  530mm (suits punch height up to 450mm)
Horizontal adjustment range 40mm 40mm 40mm 40mm  40mm