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Pinch Point Standards

Pinch Point Standards

Pinch Point Standards

Does anyone have ANY information about standards written for pinch points.  I have a design and some conflicting standards about what is acceptable as far as pinch points are concerned.  Can anyone help me out.  Any and all information would be helpful.


RE: Pinch Point Standards

Look on the ANSI online standards store (www.ansi.org) for Pinch-Points as well as Nip-Points; I just saw them this afternoon.
If you are designing for use around laborers look into OSHA CFR 29 Parts 1900-End.

RE: Pinch Point Standards

Look in the ANSI B15.1 standard for point of operation and nip point if you are working on general machirery
If you are working on a power press look in standard ANSI B11.1 for mechanical power press, in ANSI B11.2 for hydrailic press and B11.3 for power brake press.

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