Motorized or manual pit cover? Which security system to choose for your workshop in Belgium, France of Luxembourg?

Have you decide to place a maintenance pit cover to avoid any danger to your staff?  The aluminium shutter is an optimal solution to cover this open area. This system is available in motorized or manual version. Discover the benefits ot these two devices and which one is best suited to your needs. 

Manual safety system to cover his workshop pit

The primary benefit of the manual safety shutter to cover a pit is its price. Indeed, this system is inexpensive and more economical than the motorized version. It will therefor be chosen by a workshop that wants to protect its worker without making too much investment. This solution also has other advantages: 

Space saving pit cover 

A maintenance pit, prefabricated or not, is narrow working area, with little room to move. It is therefore essential that the system to cover it is not bulky. The manual security pane meets this requirement. Indeed, it takes only 20 centimeters of space. When open, the top of the slab stack serves as the first step for the staircase that descends into the pit. 

Close you maintenance pit without consuming energy

A manual pit coverworks without external energy. You do not need to bring any energy in you pit to close your safety shutter. A traction of less than 15 kg is enough to close the curtain. 

Motorized pit covers: an effective system for its safety

The motorized version of the pit cover is the most recommended system for workshops. Indeed, easy to use, it offers many significant benefits

A remote control to control his pit cover from a distance

The motorized aluminium safety shutter is closed and remotly open thanks to a radio remote control. This system is easy to install since it works wirelessly and does not require slitting.

Easily and unconstrained coverage of the inspection pit

The motorized pit cover is very easy to use. Thanks to the radio control remote control, it is enough to press a button to activate the closing mechanism. The simpler and simpler a system is for your staff, the more it will be used by your staff. Your inspection pit will therefore be more secure

An anti-obstacle probe on a motorized pit cover 

In order to prevent a person from being locked in the pit when safety shutter closes, an anti-pinch sensor is installed on the motorized system. This allows you to cover you pit remotely without the risk of hurting someone who is still working. 

For the total conformity of the product: 

A pit cover must be preceded by a minimum 2 second sound beep and a flash lamp during the entire closure. Dalis Pit Covers complies as a standard with all the safety listed above hich are part of the machines directives 98/37/EC and 2006/42/CE.

A small footprint of your pit cover

The size of the motorized system to cover a maintenance pit is only 68 centimeters. Like the manual safety shutter, it sits behind the stairs once opened and is used as the first step of the pit staircase. 

Interested in one of the versions of this pit cover security system? 

Dalis Pit Covers is an expert in pit safety solutions in Belgium, France, Luxembourg and all over Europe. For any questions regarding our manual or motorized systems to cover you pit, do not hesitate to contact us by phone or via the online form. Our team will answer you as soon as possible. We can also plan the passage of one our experts to find the most suitable solution for you situation. 

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