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Industry 4.0 Summit

Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

31/03/2020 - 01/04/2020

The UK’s leading conference gathering of senior level executives from the UK manufacturing industry (more)

Drives & Controls Exhibition

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

21/04/2020 - 23/04/2020

The show brings together key suppliers of state-of-the-art equipment representing the multi-tasking culture (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)


Vision solutions have been applied in almost any industry you can think of. Food, beverage, pharmaceutical, (more)

PPMA Show 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020

PPMA Show 2020 is the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging (more)

Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Security plus safety in access system

Security plus safety in access system
The EKS (Electronic Key System) supplied by Euchner has been further developed to incorporate FSA (For Safety Applications). This ensures that all aspects of both safety and security can be accommodated, where access is required to machine functions or even complex production processing installations.

A study undertaken in Europe established that many workplace accidents were the result of unauthorised tampering with machinery. On investigation it was concluded that some types of work on equipment have, in the past, not been possible to undertake in any other way, so compromising security at the expense of safety.

The Euchner EKS FSA system in effect can, however, regularise the previously unauthorised access by providing completely new standards and possibilities for access management combined with state-of-the-art safety technology.

All important data required for access authorisation to any workstation area is stored on a chip embedded within the personalised EKS key fob. Every key is unique, and can be set-up and matched for single person use. The freely writeable memory of the key allows for additional data to be stored. It is also possible to allow access to different machines and installations with a single key by loading several access rights to it. All these are established features of the EKS system.

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