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Fortress - Bresimar Automação S.A.


Fortress Interlocks

Switches, interlocks and safety systems for machinery and automation systems.

The Fortress Interlocks brand is a manufacturer of customized safety equipment and solutions, ideal for the protection of industrial automation systems. With 40 years of experience in the industrial safety market, the Fortress brand has stood out in the industry with reliable safety solutions, with robust engineering and innovative design.

Fortress products are customizable to meet all customer application requirements. The universe of applications and industries that can be equipped with Fortress security solutions, are characterized by being equipped with several security systems, which ensure the protection of operators and production equipment. Fortress has a greater presence in the industries / applications of:

  • Warehouse automations;
  • Metals production;
  • Automobile industry;
  • Wood and paper industry;
  • Food and beverage industry;

The strength of Fortress Interlocks' safety locks and switches ensures compliance with international machine safety standards and is distinguished by its ease of installation and ease of customization.


Fortress Interlocks
  • Heavy duty guard locking with PROFISAFE & CIP safety - amGardpro

    amGardpro is the ultimate range of modular safety gate interlocks for robust and heavy-duty applications with a retention force of 10,000N. Its unique modular construction allows easy configuration; providing electro-mechanical solutions for practically any safeguarding application up to SIL3 (EN/IEC 62061), Category 4 and PLe (EN/ISO 13849-1).

    amGardpro family

  • Industrial access control system - FRANK

    Keep your production lines safe and protected from unauthorized access. With Fortress's FRANK industrial access control systems, you can manage access permissions to restricted areas. Access control can be done through identification cards, increasing the security index of your application.

    frank controlo acesso industrial   frank industrial access control
  • Interlock switches and control devices for automation safety - tGard

    The security systems of tGard product family offers an innovative approach to controlling access to hazardous equipment and machinery. tGard is a compact metallic body system with support for electrical switches, mechanical keyed systems and electrical operator controls. tGard solutions are customizable where elements such as selector switches, safety switches (solenoid or non-solenoid), indicator lamps, handles for hinged and sliding guard doors can be included. tGard solutions, in addition to the ease and speed of installation, were designed to be compatible with the new machinery safety standards.

    tGard fechaduras segurança máquinas


  • Mechanical trapped key interlocks - mGard

    mGard system is the only line of mechanical trapped interlocks with key, 3rd party approved, which meets the PLe requirements and is perfectly suitable for heavy-duty applications. The mechanical component eliminates much of the electrical wiring associated with other types of safety systems, reducing installation and maintenance costs.

    mGard solutions are suitable for use up to SIL3 (EN / IEC 62061), Category 4 and PLe (EN / ISO 13849-1).

    mGard travas segurança chave

  • Non-contact safety switches - ncGard

    ncGard non-contact safety switches are suitable to protect operators, industry, and productivity. It is the indicated system for applications with high level of misalignment between sensor and actuator. This type of solution has a long service life and requires minimal maintenance. ncGard switches are shock and vibration resistant and offer a high level of prevention against manipulation.

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