Safety guarding is recommended on equipment like the dumper shown in the animation. Relays control the e-stop position and if personnel trips the switch, the equipment will cease operation. This PRS (Pallet Retention System) shown on a DP3000 Dumper, and allows the combo to complete the dump cycle by separating from the pallet, limiting the potential for contamination. A liner hold-down prevents the liner from separating from the combo and falling into the hopper. A drop-tier conveyor can be included in system layouts to provide visual inspection of the food product. The articulating screw conveyor is designed to pivot to allow for versatile production and lower for maintenance. Custom stainless and passivated platforms provide personnel safety and easy access for sanitation. Electropolished food contact surfaces guard against bacterial attachment and create sanitation efficiencies. Tool-less quick-release seals provide quick access for maintenance and sanitation. Durable food safe coating on equipment components resists corrosion in harsh environments. Type 304 or 316 stainless construction is a best practice for equipment designs using either open-frame construction with exposed threads or tube frame designs with non-exposed threads. That's our top 10 safety best practice call-outs for this system, learn more at www.mepaco.net.