Safety > Safety controllers & relays

Allen-Bradley TÜV-certified e-stop buttons

10 September, 2010

All styles of Allen-Bradley emergency-stop push buttons are now available with TÜV-certified B10d Functional Safety ratings. This provides users with published certified safety product data for calculating the safety level of their entire control safety system, helping to ensure control safety system reliability.

Metso Neles ValvGuard VG9000 safety valve controller with HART

22 June, 2010 by

Metso has the launched the HART version of its Neles ValvGuard VG9000 safety valve controller. The safety-valve controller and automatic partial-stroke testing (PST) device is for both emergency shutdown (ESD) and emergency venting valves (ESV). The VG9000 is therefore now available in both HART and Foundation Fieldbus versions and can be used with both single- and double-acting actuators. The HART version supports also both safety AOs and DOs. TÃœV Rheinland has certified VG9000 as compliant with IEC61508, up to SIL3.

Invensys Operations Management Triconex Trident safety system v2.1.1

21 June, 2010 by

Invensys Operations Management has announced the availability of version 2.1.1 of its Triconex Trident safety system. Two input modules are now provided that are designed to enhance worker safety, reduce downtime and deliver more accurate trip analysis in power and turbomachinery applications. One module enables faster response to unsafe equipment conditions; another optimises trip data analysis to prevent future upsets.

Schneider Electric Sepam protection relays

21 June, 2010 by

Sepam protection relays are now IEC 61850 level 2 compliant with direct ethernet connections. Based on the ethernet protocol, the IEC 61850 communication standard ensures high communication speeds and versatile communication architectures, and interoperability between manufacturers

Siemens Simatic CPU 317TF-2DP controller

17 May, 2010 by

The Simatic CPU 317TF-2DP controller from Siemens implements motion control, safety and standard tasks in one device. The controller utilises PLCopen-compatible motion control blocks and is suitable for coupled motion sequences of multiple axes.

Allen-Bradley 193-EC5 E3 Plus solid-state overload relay

24 March, 2010

The Allen-Bradley 193-EC5 E3 Plus solid-state overload relay features voltage protection and energy monitoring. Part of the E3 Plus family, the overload relay combines current and voltage protection with enhanced power monitoring and diagnostic capabilities.

Pilz PNOZ s30 safety relay

10 March, 2010 by

The Pilz PNOZ s30 safety relay monitors safe standstill, speed and direction of rotation. Safe working practices with the safety gate open, reduced set-up times and rapid access to the machine once standstill is initiated are the intended benefits for users.

Siemens integrated safety functions for cranes

22 January, 2010 by

The Simotion D motion control system and Sinamics drive family feature integrated safety functionalities for fulfilling the requirements of Performance Level d of EN ISO 13849-1 or category 3 according to EN 954-1 as well as Safety Integrity Level 2 according to EN 61508/IEC62061.

Alarm trips: the ups and downs - Part 2

06 December, 2009

Something happens – a signal peaks or falls – and you need to know. A limit alarm trip can trigger the response needed to maintain normal, and safe, operations.

Wieland Samos PRO safety controller

16 November, 2009 by

Wieland’s Samos PRO is a compact safety controller for machine and plant applications. Utilising 22.5 mm-wide modules, a programmable safety system can be constructed in a total width of just 45 mm.

Alarm trips: the ups and downs – Part 1

12 November, 2009

Something happens - a signal peaks or falls - and you need to know. A limit alarm trip can trigger the response needed to maintain normal, and safe, operations.

Failsafe controller gateway

26 October, 2009 by

Siemens has developed the Gateway CM104 TSAA, a migration solution for integrating Triconex failsafe controllers into Simatic PCS 7-based control systems. The Gateway enables existing systems to be expanded or modernised inexpensively and step by step.

Safety system control software

25 September, 2009 by

Samos Plan v1.2 is the control software for Wieland’s Samos PRO modular safety products.

Ethernet/IP safety controller

25 September, 2009 by

The NE1A is a programmable safety controller using function block- programming logic, which allows it to be used in a simple stand-alone application as well as in a full-scale safety solution. The controller is programmed via the built-in USB port, contains 16 safety inputs, eight transistor safety outputs and four test pulse outputs. The NE1A also has DeviceNet and ethernet/IP as onboard communication protocols.

Speed sensor and safety controller

21 September, 2009

Rockwell Automation has released the Allen-Bradley Guardmaster MSR57P speed monitoring safety relay, the speed sensor and safety controller in a single device.

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