The Albany RP300 machine protection door is a heavy-duty safety doors designed for automated processes and production lines. Built with a minimal number of parts, this rugged machine-guarding door is reliable, easy to install and low maintenance. Albany RP300 safety doors are resistant to windload and direct pressure, allowing for installation a short distance from the machine. Fast opening and closing speeds increase work flow and productivity.
The new generation of Albany machine protection doors offers significant improvements:
Service friendly: Two-pieced aluminum side frames offer easy access for inspection and maintenance.
Pre-running photocell: in combination with control system Albany MCC a pre-running photocell is available as option. It provides more comfort and higher closing speed.
Integrated cable chain: The cables of the electrical safety contact edge and pre-running photocell are guided in cable chains inside the side frame.
Pluggable cables in the cable chain.
Drive unit: A chain drive is available as option in case of space limitations.
Short cycle times: up to 5 cycles per minute is possible. Thanks to its design and small number of parts the Albany RP300 is rugged, reliable and easy to install. It allows short cycle times and can be installed in machines, in production lines and safety fences. The roller door can be installed at short distance from the machine due to its stable, wind load resistant door curtains, which also protect against direct pressure.
The side frames and the top roll cover are made of aluminum profiles. The front cover can easily be removed and allows easy access for inspection and maintenance. The motor cover is made of a steel plate painted in aluminum color
For process monitoring when the door is closed, various window variants are optionally available. On PVC curtains with colored reinforcement strips, there are large viewing areas. For all other variants of curtains, optional horizontal or vertical windows are integrated in the door curtain. Also anti-UV windows conform to EN 1598 for window applications.
Depending on the application, various door curtains and colors are available: from partially transparent PVC curtains with colored reinforcement stripes with a high degree of transparency to highly rigid RollTex and NomaTex.
Colors standard of the reinforcement stripes are blue. As Option: Orange, grey, yellow, red, white, black.
All door curtains are silicon-free.
Side-mounted wind tabs reduce inward bending of the door blade.
The bottom profile is monitored by an electrical safety contact edge. A door line photocell also prevents the door from closing when objects are interfering. As option the door can be equipped with a pre-running photocell in combination with control system Albany MCC
Integrated cable chain
Integrated cable chain guides cables for pre-running photocell or electrical safety contact edge inside the side frame.
Motor cover and top roll cover
Motor cover made of steel plate painted in aluminum color. Top roll cover made of aluminum. For doors of height < 2300 mm the use of top roll cover is required according to standard EN 13241-1
Motor can be mounted right- or lefthand side. Motor position can be chosen in step of 45°. A chain drive is available as option in case of space limitations.
Depending on the application there are 2 control systems which offer a broad spectrum of speeds, power supplies and options for connecting control and safety devices.
Standard: Albany ACS 50, Option: Albany MCC
On request the door can also be delivered without control system. Extensition box: Space saving extension box for Albany MCC allows mounting of interface card or safety monitoring module for safety limit switches.
The display unit with its user-friendly graphic display and foil keypad.
Safety limit switch integrated in side frame
For the indication “door safely closed”, safety limit switches according to PL d/Kat. 3 and PL e/ Kat. 4 (EN ISO 13849-1), SIL 3 (EN 62061) are integrated in the side frame. Delivered with safety monitoring module as standard.
Optional evaluation by safety systems of the machine (version without safety monitoring module).
Due to the use of safety limit switches, machine protection doors cannot be equipped with a knock-out mechanism.
Floor mounting brackets
The door can be mounted freestanding on floor with optional mounting brackets. Levelling screws allow adjustment by uneven floor.