Industrial Safety Engineering Support

When it comes to the safety of the people in your plant, settle for nothing less than the experts in machine guarding and area protection. Rite-Hite Machine Guarding is comprised of a team of mechanical and electrical engineers, draftsmen and support personnel. We have more than 30 years of experience designing, engineering and manufacturing innovative products that offer full-time protection under the toughest conditions.

Once you're ready to purchase a Rite-Hite Machine Guarding Product, our sales representatives will visit your facility and work closely with you to determine your needs. This process allows us to provide a full one year warranty against defects in workmanship or component failure, guaranteeing millions of cycles on our products.

Many of our standard product designs, in fact, began as custom solutions for our customers. We work closely with our customers to determine their needs, then we engineer products that solve those needs. We continue to engineer products for specific applications on a weekly basis.

If you have a unique application or require additional engineering support, please contact our sales department directly at 866-852-1500.

Answers from Rite-Hite Machine Guarding Products

If we do not answer your questions here we will be able to assist you by calling 866-852-1500. Or, if you'd like, please complete the request more information form in our contact us section.

What does a high-speed barrier door do?
A high-speed barrier door can quickly prevent entry to any area that is hazardous for people. For instance, it can be installed in front of a dangerous piece of machinery and integrated into the control system so it automatically closes when the machine is in operation.

What type of fabric is right for my application?
We offer many different fabric options, for a wide assortment of applications, PVC strips and curtains in different colors and thicknesses, as well as opaque materials and fire rated fabrics. Tell us about your application, and we'll send you samples of the proper fabrics.

Can you build a complete safety enclosure for a robot?
We can design and build a complete custom enclosure for any application based on existing CAD drawings of our products.

Why use a fume extractor or fume collector?
Capturing weld fumes and toxic smoke will improve overall plant safety. It can also improve your energy costs. We offer the most affordable fume collection products that capture, clean and release filtered air back into your facility.

What's the purpose of a barrier door?
Barrier Doors including the Slimline, Guardian, Flashfold and Vertiguard offer greater protection for machine operators and have up to Category 4 per EN 954-1, PLe per EN ISO 13849-1 specifications when applied properly. An E-stop will be signaled and the process will be ceased if the door is lifted, impacted of if a fault is detected.

How can I reduce noise levels in my plant?
We can design and manufacture sound absorption and flexible noise barrier fabric curtains to isolate or partition noisy areas. Our sales experts will gladly visit your facility and offer the most economical and efficient acoustic curtains to suit your application.