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Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

20/04/2021 - 22/04/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Logical alternative for safety

Logical alternative for safety Omron has introduced an innovative flexible safety unit that offers partial or complete safetyguarding of a machine control system. The G9SX uses microprocessor technology to provide a transparent, logical connection throughout an entire machine to be shut down according to its safety layout. In this way, a faulty process within a machine can be isolated instead of having to switch off the entire system. The G9SX range comprises a basic unit, and advanced unit and an expansion unit. A unique hardware-based dynamic ‘safety carrier signal’ forms a logical connection between these flexible safety units and the machine. This ‘safety carrier signal’ produces an easy parallel-wired structure of logical AND connections to determine a partial or complete shutdown, instead of using a complex combination of conventional relay outputs. It also provides a continuous system check to ensure the highest safety integrity at all times; even complex machines can be easily segmented for more precise shutdown during fault finding or maintenance.
 

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