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Switchgear Application with Trapped Key Interlock Safety System
Protecting Personnel during Switchgear Maintenance
Within a substation, KIRK® trapped key interlocks are used to ensure the isolation of hazardous energy for several switchgear maintenance applications. Preventing the paralleling of two energy sources, ensuring a breaker is locked open (or closed) for maintenance operations, preventing the disconnection of breakers under load, and minimizing the potential of a hazardous arc flash are just a few applications where trapped key interlocks can be found.
Salvo loading dock safety systems prevent drive-aways during loading/unloading by interlocking the trailer’s air brakes with the dock door. This ensures that the trailer cannot depart until loading/unloading is completed and the dock door is locked closed. Salvo keeps your personnel and equipment safe by – eliminating human error.
History of Trapped Key Interlocking Trapped key interlocking has been keeping people safe from hazardous energy and environments for over 100 years. A trapped key interlock safety solution ensures that a pre-determined sequence of operations is followed each time and cannot be circumvented or short cut. The transfer of uniquely coded keys ensures that personnel remain safe throughout the process and eliminates human […]
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Data Center UPS Systems with TKI Solutions Continuous, uninterrupted power is critical to our infrastructure. Everything we do is dependent on power, and in today’s COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing our lives impacted in more ways. Increased online businesses, home offices, and online schooling depend on power and connectivity to outside data centers and servers. […]
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