gate interlock

gate interlock

[′gāt ′in·tər‚läk]
(mining engineering)
A system that prevents movement of shaft conveyances or transmission of action signals until all shaft gates are closed.
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failed to act on the recommendations of their inspection contractor, particularly in respect of the jamming problem and the absence of any access gate interlock and ignored comments on one report of their that there was a potential fatal accident waiting to happen.
panels in customized designs, they can be arranged in options such as an 18-position ac power distribution panel with meter and two ac high Amp mains with source selection, sliding gate interlock or a meter panel to monitor volts and Amps from both ac and dc sources.
Caption: The Super Blackhawk Hunter's loading gate interlocks with the cylinder latch so you can load and unload the gun with the hammer down and gate open.
Fortress manufactures safety gate interlocks for use on hazardous machinery which works in sequence to ensure industrial workers are safeguarded by eliminating any human error.