The reconfiguration of safety control functions can be carried out using standard human machine interface (HMI) products such as control panels, industrial PCs and mobile devices.
The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 cable-pull switch is a solid-state, cable-pull e-stop with microprocessor-based technology.
An autonomous refuse truck is being tested by Volvo Trucks and Renova.
The SafetyMITS Rapid Roll barrier storage cartridge and rapid post system is designed for a wide range of industries including mining, building, construction and manufacturing, as well as being suitable for council, emergency and general maintenance workers.
DIGGA Machinery Attachments is using KEMPER technology to ensure a clean air system for its production line.
Until now, heavy-duty robots have always been housed in separate work areas to safeguard workers. Researchers at Fraunhofer want to change that with a security concept and intelligent robot control that will enable people and robots to collaborate as a team.
Technology that enables automated vehicles to reliably detect traffic signs is being developed by Fraunhofer researchers.
According to Konecranes, there are five main reasons why companies should always specify an ATEX and IECEx approved crane in hazardous environments.