New Compact SINAMICS G120C Inverter: Ideal Solution for Industrial Grade Applications

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Siemens Industry, Inc., has introduced the Sinamics G120C, a compact inverter designed for various industrial applications such as pumps, compressors, and fans, as well as mixers, extruders, conveyor…

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Clip and Save this Must-have list of Key Safety Standards!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

A concise rundown on what you need to know for emergency stops, machine guarding, safety PLCs, motor drives and robotics. Understanding the differences of safety standards as it…

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How to Tell if You’re Paying Too Much for Safety

Thursday, August 30, 2012

10,000 safety PLCs and 360,000 safety network nodes worldwide don’t lie – integrated safety systems reduce long-term ownership cost. Over the past several years, safety has emerged from…

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Global Harmony for Hazardous Locations – A Success Story

Thursday, August 30, 2012

The ongoing ‘hands across the water’ approach to harmonizing and updating U.S. and IEC Zone systems simplifies equipment selection worldwide. The U.S. has long used the area classification…

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Are LOTO, Machine Guarding and OSHA Compliance Interconnected?

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Understanding the high level approaches to removing hazardous energy from machinery is vitally important to employee safety and OSHA compliance. This article provides brief introduction into the Lock…

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How EN/ISO13849-2 Eases Validation for Programmable Safety Control

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Understanding the validation requirements in EN/ISO13849-2 are critical in an efficient design process for the development of safety systems. This article provides some important points for both developers…

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Innovative Online Software Speeds Machine Safety Compliance

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Learn in five steps the process behind Siemens’ Safety Evaluation Tool to ease your transition to the new ISO 13849-1 machine safety standard. As of the end of…

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Specification of Safety-Integrated Burner Management Systems

Thursday, March 29, 2012

By taking the guesswork out of design, Siemens SIMATIC Safety-Integrated BMS provide safe, reliable, and compliant solutions for the process industries. Burner Management Systems (BMS) are one of…

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New Standard Shifts Focus for Safety

Friday, March 2, 2012

This year a new European safety guideline for machinery obsoletes an old one. A quick look at how EN ISO 13849-1:2006 necessitates a change in focus for machine…

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Siemens vs. Allen-Bradley: A Third-Party Look at Current Safety Platforms

Friday, March 2, 2012

Both platforms have changed a lot in the last year. A systems integrator compares the state of the art in both platforms, addressing ease of programming, troubleshooting, ability…

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