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Hand guard


Protección contra contacto

Protection contre les accidents

The danger of injury through lack of attention when working with electric power tools can be considerably reduced by covering the mechanical drive shafts with a contact or hand guard. Many different types of guards are in use, here are some examples:

1.Fixed guards for angle and straight grinders

2.Mobile guards for circular saws and planers

3.Transparent guards on saw benches

4.Transparent anti-splinter guard covering the saw blade on jigsaws

5. Chip guards on routers

6.Shifting guards for planers in stationary operation