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Cutting machines with high-speed safety systems, and actuators used in high-speed safety systems, are disclosed. The cutting machines may include a detection system adapted to detect a dangerous condition between a cutting tool and a person. A reaction system performs a specified action, such as stopping the cutting tool, upon detection of the dangerous condition. An actuator may be used to trigger the reaction system to perform the specified action.

Title
Actuators for use in fast-acting safety systems
Application Number
10/205164
Publication Number
6945149 (B2)
Application Date
July 25, 2002
Publication Date
September 20, 2005
Inventor
David A Fanning
Vancouver
WA, US
Stephen F Gass
Wilsonville
OR, US
Assignee
SD3
OR, US
IPC
B23D 009/00
B27B 003/26
B26D 007/06
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