Machine Guard & Cover makes a variety of non-metallic machine guards and bearing covers. We make guards for chain, belt and gear drive power transmission systems. We make bearing and coupling guards, conveyor roofs, drip trays and custom parts.

Our machine guards meet OSHA safety guard standards if the guards are installed in accordance with the relevant standards.

We have years of experience in custom plastic vacuum forming and solving our customer’s machine guarding needs.

Generator Turbine Shaft

Case Study: Hydroelectric Plant Shaft Guard

Machine Guard & Cover Co. specializes in both stock machine guards and bearing covers, as well as in-house tooling and manufacturing of custom parts. The Challenge Low head hydraulic power plants have turbines set at or close to the discharge level of the water, with a generator placed above the turbine. (See Figure 1) These …

Outsourcing Safety Guards

Why Outsourcing Safety Guards Makes Sense

Although adding a guard to a machine seems like an easy finishing touch, it can prove to be more difficult than originally thought. Taking the time to fabricate a guard can pull a person away from their own system development, or from their main projects. Many companies consider outsourcing their physical guard manufacturing for the …