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The Material Handling Huddle is an opportunity for you to build more profitable businesses through networking and education. Increase your knowledge of issues, regulations, products and services vital to our industry. Develop and improve relationships with other dealers and manufacturers.

Join us at the Holiday Inn-Rolling Meadows, Ill. for an educational one-day conference, June 7, with key industry leaders giving you ideas to take back to your business tomorrow. This four-session format will include topics that are trending in the industry. Take part in networking opportunities before and during the event, plus a vendor mall for ideas on products and services to expand your product line.

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Safety Stop Switch Detects "Cable Breaks"

Conveyor Components Co. is pleased to announce a “Broken-Cable” version of its Model RS series of cable operated safety stop switches. The new unit incorporates a detection device that signals whenever the actuation cable is severed or pulled. The Model RSB was developed to meet the stringent requirements of safety agencies throughout the world.

This control is designed to act as an emergency stop for conveyors and other moving machinery. The Model RSB is known as a “double-ended” unit and has an external extension spring at the end of each cable run, which maintains constant tension on the pull cable. The spring also helps to compensate for expansion and contraction of the pull cable due to temperature fluctuations. The operating handle is held in the vertical position. If the cable is pulled or the cable breaks, the handle rotates and activates the microswitch. In this way, the alarm signal is generated for both conditions: cable pull or cable break. The operating handle must then be manually reset back to the center position after the problem has been corrected.

If you would like additional information on this or other products that Conveyor Components Co. offers please contact their sales department toll free 800-233-3233, fax 810/679-4510, e-mail info@conveyorcomponents.com or visit their website at www.conveyorcomponents.com.

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