Machine safety a top priority for FestoMay 16, 2016 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Festo takes machine safety very seriously. As a world-leading provider of automation technology, it offers a selection of safety-oriented pneumatic and electrical products designed to ensure optimum safety in the workplace.
Festo's lineup includes components, circuits and engineering solutions designed to help customers achieve their safety objectives. Its wide range of solutions for safety applications includes safety sensors on the input level, safety controls on the processing level, and protective measures on the output level.
Festo provides its customers with solutions for every stage of a piece of equipment’s life. This includes proposals for commissioning, operation, set up, emergency functions such as safe stopping, protection against unexpected startup, and maintenance.
Festo's lineup includes CPX Profisafe for safe electrical disconnection; CMMD, CMMP and CMMS motor controllers for the conversion of electrical safety functions; the MS6-SV safe exhaust valve; the VOFA safety valve for presses; and the DNCKE-S brake unit for safety applications, which permits stopping, holding and blocking movements.
Festo has a team of experts across the globe knowledgeable about machine safety requirements. The company also offers training to help customers gain a better understanding of safety requirements. In addition, Festo’s website features a brochure, entitled “Safety engineering guidelines”, which outlines directives and standards that apply to machine safety, and the most commonly used safety functions in connection with pneumatic and electrical drives. The guide also includes a selection of safety-oriented solutions from Festo.
To learn more, contact Festo Canada.