2014 IDC Product Forum

Jet LaBarge, Owner of Machine Guard & Cover Co., and Becky Sorensen, Office Manager, will be attending the 2014 IDC Product Forum in Indianapolis, IN on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Please feel free to stop by to see Jet and Becky, and also to see our new display. We will proudly be showing our “Tower …

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Bearing Cover Solves Lubrication Problem

Bearing Cover Solves Lubrication Problem

Machine Guard & Cover was approached by a distributor whose customer, a gypsum plant, had a problem. During the wash-down process of their conveyors, the personnel doing the cleaning were not only washing the bearings but also washing the lubrication out of the bearings. Machine Guard manufactured one of our standard bearing covers with shaft …

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Plastic Machine Guard, ASE

Are Plastic Machine Guards Flimsy?

Many years ago Machine Guard & Cover sent a sample guard to an OEM (original equipment manufacturer). It was well over a year before we were contacted about a potential order. One of our standard machine guards was ideal, with the addition of a bump on one end. With a standard standard flanged machine guard, …

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Custom Fabricated Plastic Box

A Big Custom Fabricated Plastic Box

Machine Guard & Cover sells a number of parts that are fabricated boxes. One day, a distributor called to order a very large custom fabricated plastic box, larger than we normally make — therefore, quite a bit more costly. Curious as to why the distributor needed such a large, expensive machine guard, we asked. The …

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