September 2008 - Issue 04/2008
Essential reading for developers, users, and those contemplating using SafetyBUS p and Safety NET p products. Safety Network Insight is also available in German, French, Italian and Japanese. See the Register panel to request other languages.
Dust and water cannot harm the new digital input module from SafetyBUS p.
Pilz has developed a new digital input module for the safe, open bus system SafetyBUS p, which together with the M12 connections, conforms to the IP67 degree of protection. It can be installed directly into the machine, a switch cabinet is therefore not necessary.
Focus Machine Safety Conference in Ulm, Germany
The Carl Hanser publishers from Munich, Germany, are hosting together with Safety Network International e.V. the Focus Maschine Safety Conference on 21st and 22nd October 2008 in Ulm, Germany. The event will provide a wide range of answers to questions regarding general legal conditions and the newest technical developments in the field of machine safety
The third Forum for Machine Safety at the SPS/IPC/Drives in Nuremberg.
- Experts provide information on current topics and solutions.
The year’s forum for Machine Safety will take place for the third time at the Safety Network International e.V. trade exhibition during the SPS/IPC/Drives. The experts are available to share their expertise with you beyond the lectures.
Safety Network Japan: Safety Approval of Service Robot
The lecturer Dr. Sugimoto is a professor of system safety at the Nagaoka University of Technology. He is specialized in the fields of robot safety, international safety standards, and safety approval.
How do Industrial Ethernet Switches function and which role do they play at SafetyNET p ?
A switch is a network component which connects several Ethernet partners and network segments in a local network (LAN). Switches also have the task of analysing network traffic and making logical decisions, for this reason they are also known as intelligent hubs.
In the next issue we will give a detailed report about the upcoming SPS/IPC/Drives in Nuremberg, we introduce new members and present new products.