Machine > Control systems

Fortress amGard key switch Option Pod

15 January, 2010

An Option Pod with a key switch has been introduced to the amGard range of modular safety gate switches.

Wieland samos PRO safety controller

14 January, 2010 by

The Wieland 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 from a total width of just 45 mm.

Internal safety release

12 November, 2009 by

The Internal Release (IR) adapter for the Fortress Interlocks amGard range of modular safety gate switches provides an internal release function for safety and access key installations.

Safety access control unit

23 September, 2009 by

The Eichner MGB (multifunctional gate box) is an interlocking guard system for safety doors on machines and systems. Linked to machine controls, the opening of access doors via the unit is prevented until the machine has safely stopped.

Transmitters for safety instrumented systems

23 September, 2009 by

The Rosemount 5300 Guided Wave Radar (GWR) level transmitters for SIL 2 safety instrumented systems are equipped with a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis report for use in the oil and gas production, refining, petrochemical, chemical and power industries.

Safety automation suite

23 September, 2009 by

The PSS4000 is a solution for machine automation control and safety functions including motion control, diagnostics and visualisation. Its primary aim is to simplify the decentralisation of control functions and reduce engineering work through its software platform, enabling users to retain a centralised perspective of distributed control structures across various industries and application sizes.

SA company fined over crush injury

15 September, 2009

A prominent South Australian sheet metal manufacturer was convicted over an incident that injured a worker in a machine.

Seize control of safety and productivity

10 August, 2009

It’s about time the people responsible for machine safety and operation - engineers, electricians and integrators - quite literally took control.

Emergency stop button

07 August, 2009 by

The E-stop modular emergency stop button has been introduced into the eGard range of access and control products.

Speed sensor and safety controller

07 August, 2009 by

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster MSR57P speed-monitoring safety relay monitors all motion for small to mid-size machines and provide appropriate safety control, combining the functionality of a speed sensing module with a configurable safety controller.

Safety locking handle

07 August, 2009 by

The Praher Valves range of lockable ball, butterfly and diaphragm valves are now supplied complete with locking mechanism as standard.

Vacuum safety valves

07 August, 2009 by

The Vactrap COAX is a check valve with an integrated Pi12-2 COAX cartridge for decentralised vacuum handling systems and a built-in blow-off valve to provide a quick release of objects.

Safety controller configurator tool

09 June, 2009 by

The configurator tool for the Pilz PNOZmulti modular safety controller has been upgraded to Version 6.0.0, providing a number of enhancements and new features over the preceding Version 5.3.0.

Wireless interface module

09 June, 2009 by

The Simatic ET 200pro IWLAN interface module wirelessly integrates the distributed I/O system into the automation network.

Modular control panels

01 January, 2009

The dual-button modular two-handed push-button panels from New Elfin offer the ability to configure many of the controls designed for tool machines, metal presses, folding machines, laser welding machines and more.

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