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Portable Light Barrier Safety Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037461D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Barenboim, M Kuhlman, JE [+details]

Abstract

A technique is described whereby a portable light barrier safety device provides protection from dangerous mechanisms. The portability of the barrier device enables operators of mechanisms to position a detecting barrier in such a way so as to enable detection circuitry to remove power before injury or damage can occur.