SAFETY FIRST STARTS WITH DESIGN…

Safety and Compliance

PARTS & PROCESSES INCORPORATED AS STANDARD IN OUR LINES

At RM Group we pride ourselves in ensuring each piece of machinery that leaves our factory has been fully tested and complies to all relevant standards and directives. Our experienced team have dealt with supply not only to the UK and European market, but much further afield including America, Canada, India and Australia to name a few.

The process of safety first, starts with our design team, a design philosophy founded on ease of operation, without the loss of focus on the operator’s health and safety ensures there is no trade of when choosing RM Group as your partner.

Take a look below at some of the various parts and processes we incorporate as standard into our lines.

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Siemens Safety relays and failsafe Safety S7 PLC units used to provide piece of mind.

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Safety Gate Switches

COMPLETE RANGE OF FULLY INTEGRATED SAFETY INTERLOCKS

amGardpro is the ultimate range of safety gate switches, from Fortress Interlocks.

The range has a unique modular construction which allows easy configuration and provides total electro-mechanical solutions for practically any safeguarding application up to EN ISO 13849-1, Category 4, PLe (SIL3).

Safety Light Curtains

PERFECT SOLUTIONS FOR ANY & ALL APPLICATIONS

Whether individual devices or optimally matched sets: in our extensive line of safety sensors, you will always find a suitable and efficient safety solution for point-of-operation, danger-zone and access guarding. All devices satisfy the applicable legal regulations and standards.

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Other Methods In Our Process

SAFETY STARTING WITH DESIGN

Other methods used in our process are:

Full Project Risk Assessments
The risk assessment determines the requirements for functional safety regarding safety functions (protective measures) and control system integrity.

• FMEA (Failure mode (the way a process can fail) and effects (the ways that these failures can lead to waste, defects or harmful outcomes) analysis)
By anticipating failure during the design stage, we can predict possible failures and address them prior to entering the manufacturing process.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis is designed to identify, prioritize and limit these failure modes.
FMEA is not a substitute for good engineering. Rather, it enhances good engineering by applying the knowledge and experience of the RM Group Team to review the design progress of a product or process by assessing its risk of failure.

• Performance levels and Safety integrity levels are reviewed using the German standard software SISTEMA

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Limits Of Use

Brief product description to include the limits of Use. Limits include the intended use and the reasonably foreseeable misuse. Aspects to be considered include the following:

a) The different machine operating modes and different intervention procedures for the users, including interventions required by malfunctions of the machine.
b) The use of the machinery.
c) Exposure of other persons to the hazards associated with the machinery where it can be reasonably foreseen.
d) Aspects of space are considered.
e) Aspects of Time Limits are considered.

Testing

Testing to ensure integrity and safety of our machinery is done in three stages:

1. All machinery is assembled in the factory and a production run test is completed.
2. A factory acceptance Test (FAT) is completed before despatch.
3. A Site Acceptance test (SAT) is completed once full installation, commissioning and training has been completed.

Robotic Automation UK

The RM Group manufacture all product and pallet handling solutions around packaging and palletising systems. The company has evolved with industry demand for affordable, quality products backed up with a reliable service and after sales care. The company has seen continued growth over years and continues to evolve, becoming one of the UK’s largest packaging machinery provider.

RM Robotics & Rees Trading part of the RM Group of companies.

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Unit C, Mochdre Industrial Estate
Newtown
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SY16 4LE

Tel: +44 (0) 1686 621 704
Email: sales@rmrobotics.co.uk