Demystifying Die Safety Blocks

OVERVIEW Die safety blocks are called by many names: safety blocks, ram blocks, die blocks or prop blocks. Regardless of the¬†term, die safety blocks all have the same purpose: provide protection to anyone working in the die area¬†from a free-falling upper die/slide. This all-too-common accident happens in the event of a brake or counterbalance failure, … Continue reading Demystifying Die Safety Blocks