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Treotham Mosaic safety controller

01 October, 2011 by

The Mosaic is a modular and configurable safety controller for protecting machines or entire plants. The device is capable of monitoring several safety sensors and commands, such as safety light curtains, laser scanners, photocells, mechanical switches, mats, emergency stops and two-hand controls.

Machine safety directions in Australia

30 September, 2011

ABB Australia Pty Limited, Jokab Safety business development manager, Ken Robertson addresses in this white paper the Australian OHS requirements for machine safety and discusses how these might be put into practice in developing appropriate machine safety solutions in industry. A critical part of this process involves identifying appropriate safety categories that are required in each situation.

Project: Improve workplace safety reporting system and reduce the risk of hazards

30 September, 2011 by

When the Australian marine terminal operator, DP World, was looking to improve its occupational health and safety (OHS) system, it contacted SCRIM, part of software consultancy firm Accelrelation.

Absolute Data Group R4i Buildpoint

27 September, 2011 by

The R4i Buildpoint is a software solution for companies seeking configuration management, asset maintenance and technical documentation services.

Australia to heed safety standard deadline

04 May, 2011

The European Commission has extended the deadline for the transition from standard EN 954-1 to standards EN ISO 13849-1 and EN/IEC 62061. Gary Milburn, Rockwell Automation Area Manager - Safety, explores the implications to Australia’s industrial community.

Wieland samos PRO system

05 April, 2011 by

The Wieland samos PRO system can be safety interconnected via the dedicated samos NET bus system and is programmed using Samos PLAN v 1.3 which is a graphical user interface for configuration and parameterisation of inputs and outputs.

Fortress Pneumatic Valve+ (PV+)

01 April, 2011 by

The Pneumatic Valve+ (PV+) unit’s modular design allows the configuration of an array of valves, trapped key interlocks and key switches in any combination.

Festo air preparation range

24 January, 2011 by

The Festo air preparation range provides a certified and tested unit that can be integrated into new or existing circuits, either standalone or housed in an air-preparation module. As a supply device providing a safe exhaust function, it offers a number of possible applications and benefits.

Wieland Samos Plan v1.3 control software

24 January, 2011 by

The Wieland Samos Plan v1.3 control software for the range of Samos Pro modular safety products uses a variety of safe function modules to enable the set-up of complex safety applications, allowing users to monitor all kinds of parameters.

Wieland Electric SNS 4084K zero-speed monitor

29 November, 2010 by

The Wieland Electric SNS 4084K zero-speed monitor protects against dangerous machine or system movements.

SNH emergency-stop buttons

29 November, 2010 by

SNH emergency-stop buttons are compliant with EN ISO 13850 of EN 60947-5-1 and EN 60947-5-5. Depending on the design, they can be used up to safety category 4, performance level e or SIL 3 in accordance with the machine directive 2006/42/EG, and they satisfy the current safety standards EN ISO 13849-1 and EN 62061.

Allen-Bradley emergency-stop push-buttons with safety ratings

28 September, 2010 by

All Allen-Bradley emergency-stop push-buttons now have TÜV-certified B10d functional safety ratings, providing users with published certified safety product data for calculating the safety level of control safety systems.

Omron Type G9SP Series programmable safety controller

28 September, 2010 by

The Type G9SP Series programmable safety controller is designed for small-to-medium machinery applications in packaging, food, automotive, injection-moulding and printing industries.

Wieland Samos Plan v1.2 control software

21 May, 2010 by

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

Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix PACs - models L43S and L45S

13 May, 2010 by

The Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix programmable automation controllers (PACs) - models L43S and L45S - provide integrated safety, motion, discrete- and drive-control capabilities for midrange applications in a single unit.

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