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SDH38-63 Stone transportation car
SDH38-63 Stone transportation car
  • - Heavy load applications
  • - Test and calibration appliances
  • - Military and off road
  • - Test stations
  • - Impact or collision protection
  • SDH38-63 Stone transportation car
  • SDH38-63 Stone transportation car
  • SDH38-63 Stone transportation car
SDH38-63 Stone transportation car
Complete protection on a test facility

Downhill security

ACE safety shock absorbers defy the forces of nature. In order to efficiently protect against falling rocks, a net is put through its paces under realistic conditions. Large sized SDH80-500EU-F type safety shock absorbers with additional crash sleeves safeguard the high durability of the test construction. These models provide the necessary reserves for energy absorption, especially with regard to the supporting forces which must be considered during the very high collision speed imposed on a stone transportation car.

SDP63-160 Brakes in locks
SDP63-160 Brakes in locks
  • - Shipbuilding
  • - Buildings
  • - Heavy load applications
  • - Cranes
  • - Conveyor systems
  • SDP63-160 Brakes in locks
  • SDP63-160 Brakes in locks
SDP63-160 Brakes in locks
Heavy safety shock absorbers, which are specially designed for this application, are able to brake in lock masses of up to four million kg

Customized buffer beam dampers

Driving into lock gates should be specifically facilitated when navigating through Dutch river locks. That is why ACE developed special dampers, based on existing safety shock absorbers but with optimized characteristics, a fixed stop and a stroke of 800 mm. These are able to absorb 500,000 Nm, which means they can cope with fully loaded ships and also the mechanical impacts resulting from water movement. To return to the initial position, the safety shock absorbers operate on the same nitrogen-based principle as the gas springs produced by the damping specialists in Langenfeld.

SCS33-64 Aircraft Industry - Emergency stop
SCS33-64 Aircraft Industry - Emergency stop
  • - Turntables
  • - Swivel units
  • - Finishing and processing centres
  • - Machines and plants
  • - Conveyor systems
  • SCS33-64 Aircraft Industry - Emergency stop
  • SCS33-64 Aircraft Industry - Emergency stop
  • SCS33-64 Aircraft Industry - Emergency stop
SCS33-64 Aircraft Industry - Emergency stop
Optimally protected turntable

Controlled emergency stop

ACE safety shock absorbers protect precision assembly jigs for the aircraft industry. The basic mount of this coordinate measuring machine for the production of parts in the aircraft industry is made of granite and must not be damaged. To avoid damage from operating errors or mishandling, all movement axes were equipped with safety shock absorbers of the type SCS45-50EU. If the turntables malfunction the safety shock absorbers decelerate the loads before expensive damage can occur to the granite measuring tables.

SCS38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
SCS38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
  • - Test stations
  • - Linear slides
  • - Air and space travel
  • - Cranes
  • - Heavy load applications
  • SCS38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
  • SCS38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
SCS38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
ACE safety shock absorbers protect end positions in two axes of a driving simulator

Safe driving in end positions with ACE

The aim was to protect a driving simulation capsule on two of its eight axes. The demands placed on a potential emergency stopper were high because it was clear that its failure would lead to massive damage to the complete construction as well as to the capsule. Even the possibility of damage to the health of the test personnel could not be ruled out and was taken into consideration in a diverse range of mass-speed combinations. Two ACE safety shock absorbers now safely contain destructive forces, e.g. during power outages, and eliminate high risks.

SCS33-64 Protection of linear modules
SCS33-64 Protection of linear modules
  • - Linear slides
  • - Machines and plants
  • - Swivel units
  • - Handling modules
  • - Pneumatic cylinders
  • SCS33-64 Protection of linear modules
  • SCS33-64 Protection of linear modules
SCS33-64 Protection of linear modules
For protecting equipment and modules such as these, the SCS series from ACE is the ideal solution in the emergency stop sector

High-level protection of linear modules

Safety shock absorbers produced by ACE are installed in the top linear system models of one of the most prestigious companies in the field of drive and control technology. Their job: to protect the z-axis from damage caused by uncontrolled movements. Various safety dampers are used for different load ranges. Tests have shown that, in the worst case, a collision speed of up to 5 m/s might occur. To be on the safe side, the interpretations were based in all cases on a slightly higher value.

SDH38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
SDH38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
  • - Test stations
  • - Linear slides
  • - Air and space travel
  • - Cranes
  • - Heavy load appliances
  • SDH38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
  • SDH38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
SDH38-63 End-position damping in 2 axes
ACE safety shock absorbers protect end positions in two axes of a driving simulator

Safe driving to the end positions

The aim was to protect a driving simulation capsule on two of its eight axes. The demands placed on a potential emergency stopper were high because it was clear that its failure would lead to massive damage to the complete construction as well as to the capsule. Even the possibility of damage to the health of the test personnel could not be ruled out and was taken into consideration in a diverse range of mass-speed combinations. Two ACE safety shock absorbers now safely contain destructive forces, e.g. during power outages, and eliminate high risks.