Retrofit Systems for Press Brakes

Our retrofit guarding systems are designed specifically for application to hydraulic, hybrid and electric press brakes. These systems not only provide the highest level of machine and operator protection but also maintain machine productivity and performance.

Explore our range of retrofit solutions.

Retrofit System Comparison

 

Defender Sentinel Sentinel Plus Sentinel Plus XL
Controller  
Hardware CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system CE Certified Category 4 Safety Controller with integrated force guided relays and encoder feedback system 
Software CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface CE Certified Kernel Software with application software interface 
Technology  
AutoSense  •
RapidBend  
RapidBend Plus  
BendShield  
Additional features  
Additional machine monitoring (emergency stop buttons & gate interlock switches)  •
External Device Monitor (EDM) for monitoring up to 4 devices including relays, valve sensors, etc.  •  •  •  • 
Dual guarding support (laser & light curtain)  •
Laser transmitter / receiver  
Laser transmitter CLASS 1 Single planar laser CLASS 1 Block laser CLASS 1 Block laser  CLASS 1 Block laser
Receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Multi-sensor photocell receiver Camera receiver  Camera receiver
Maximum recommended optical range 8 meters 8 meters 8 meters  15 meters
Object detection resolution 4mm 4mm 2mm  3mm
Minimum speed change point  12mm  6mm 2mm   14mm
Connector type M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 12 pin  M12 12 pin
Tool compatibility V tools and non standard tools V tools and non standard tools V tools and non standard tools  V tools and non standard tools
Integrated status LEDs  •
Automatic Tool Alignment  
Special Tools Mode  
User interface panel  
Display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display 4.3” widescreen colour graphics display  4.3” widescreen colour graphics display
Connector type M12 8 pin M12 8 pin M12 8 pin  M12 8 pin
Mounting brackets  
Economy alloy Standard Optional -  -
Linear alloy Optional Standard Standard Standard
Automatic  - - Optional -