Elobau introduces SIL certified safety relays
Together with a complete range of Machine Safety Switches and Coded Magnets, available in various sizes, materials and configurations, elobau offers a very comprehensive range of contact-less Machine Safeguarding Solutions.
The current EU standard, EN 954-1 will no longer be applicable and will be replaced by EN ISO 13849-1, which defines a Performance Level (PL) for all safety-related parts of a control system. IEC 61508, along with the sub-category standard EN 62061, determines a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) for the devices.
Manufacturers and operators of machinery are requested to have their machines fully compliant as of December 30, 2009 for the European market. OSHA standards and European standards will later converge towards the IEC61508 international standard.
Senseye introduces version 2.3 of its automatic condition monitoring solution
Knowing the Remaining Useful Life of machinery helps industrial companies to implement predictive maintenance, typically allowing for a 10-40%...
Balluff introduces PROFIsafe IO-Link safety I/O hub
Balluff's safety I/O hub is an IP67 protection rated machine mount IO-Link device. The safety I/O hub features eight M12 ports capable of...
Lenze introduces automation solution combining p300 controller and i500 frequency inverter
The solution integrates a PLC tooling interface to reduce engineering requirements and troubleshooting of automated machines and systems.
Miki Pulley introduces CYT micro clutches
These CYT Clutches are designed for compact precision applications and may be mounted to a driven shaft. Further custom variants can be realized...
Dataiku introduces Dataiku Data Science Studio 4.0
The latest version of the team-based enterprise data science platform is designed to streamline collaboration across large teams, improve large...
Rotork actuators deliver automated safety solution for Mauritius airport
The Profibus-enabled, ATEX-rated failsafe Rotork actuators have been installed in critical valve areas to prevent potential spillages by...
VDW works to revise machine tool safety standards
The intention is to present a harmonized standard on the VDW’s “Safety Day” at the EMO Hannover on 19 September 2017.
ISA Director: Oil & Gas facilities must take action now to protect against cyberattack
Patrick J. Gouhin, speaking at a Bloomberg LIVE conference in Houston, Texas on the future of cybersecurity in the US oil and gas sector, urged...
Improving Worker Safety with Automatic Tank Gauging
By Christoffer Widahl, Emerson Automation Solutions
Manual tank gauging at oil and gas extraction sites is a dangerous and potentially fatal...
Siemens announces launch of Lifelong Educational Advantage Program
The effort is designed to give high school and technical school graduates a basic-to-advanced machine tool knowledge that will benefit them in...