Fortress designs and manufactures customised safety equipment, protecting people working in hazardous workplaces.
Our interlocks control access into potentially hazardous areas, ensuring the area is safe before the employee can enter and keeping the employee safe while a task such as essential maintenance is being carried out.
We believe every employee working in a potentially dangerous environment around the world deserves the best possible protection, so we manufacture solutions to order Australia, UK, USA and China along with sales offices in the Netherlands and India. Our large global network of trusted safety partners ensures our customers and their individual needs are fully supported around the world.
“mGard is the only range of trapped key interlocks 3rd party approved as being capable of meeting PLe and is perfect for heavy duty applications.
Trapped key interlocking is a tried and tested method of mechanically safeguarding dangerous machines and hazardous processes. Mechanical keys eliminate most of the electrical wiring associated with other types of interlocks making it cost effective to install and maintain.
Fortress’ mGard is suitable for use up to SIL3 EN/IEC 62061), Category 4 and PLe (EN/ISO 13849-1).”