O.S.H.A. says, “The employer shall provide and enforce the use of safety blocks whenever dies are being adjusted or repaired in the press.” Many materials are available for use in blocking the ram and upper die of a press. However, 6061-T6 or T651 aluminum offers much higher extruded strength per cubic inch of material than other known press safety block materials on the market such as magnesium. When static load capacity of material is compared, aluminum becomes the clear choice.
Available in many different capacities and in four sizes. Lengths are available from 4″ to 92″