Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Fortress Interlocks
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 02:58 PM IST (09:28 AM GMT)
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Fortress Interlocks Introduces New Intuitive EH Door Handle

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Tuesday, June 28, 2011 — (Business Wire India) — Fortress Interlocks has introduced a safety EH door Handle as part of its amGard range of safety interlocks. he stainless steel EH Handle is used in conjunction with Fortress’ actuator head and is designed to be intuitive with a 90° rotating handle that can be used on either left or right handing doors.

The EH Handle offers an escape release option as standard, ensuring the safety of operators at all times. It also has lock-out features and can support up to four padlocks with a shackle diameter of 8mm.

Cased in stainless steel or zinc alloy depending on the application the EH Handle is easily installed or retrofitted, accommodating differing door thicknesses and a misalignment allowance of ±12 mm.

Fortress Interlocks has specially designed the EH Handle to be discreet and particularly useful for applications using small radius hinged doors in harsh environments. The EH Handle forms part of the amGard range of safety interlocks, a modular, heavy duty interlocking range that provides both safety and security by controlling access to dangerous machinery and safeguarding personnel. A variety of actuators and adaptable mounting arrangements helps sustain a long life cycle and minimizes downtime.

About Fortress Interlocks:

Based in the United Kingdom, Fortress Interlocks ( ) designs and manufactures mechanical and electromechanical interlocking systems. These provide many benefits to a wide variety of industrial sectors, including metal processing, power generation and distribution, automotive, pulp and paper, textiles and material processing.

About Halma:

Halma is an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology. It is a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange and has over 3700 employees in over 40 subsidiaries worldwide. Halma’s subsidiaries make products that protect lives and improve the quality of life for people through innovation in market leading products which make its customers safer, more competitive and more profitable. These subsidiaries are assisting India’s economy in areas such as energy, manufacturing, healthcare, water and waste treatment, construction and transport. Halma has a hub office in Mumbai.

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Mr. Aaron Harvey, Export Sales Manager, Fortress Interlocks, +44 1902 349000, aaron.harvey@fortressinterlocks
Santosh Sen, Halma India, +91 (22) 67080400,
Damian Corbet, Halma PR Services, +44 1494 789152,


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