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Safety in system: Protection for man and machine!
Under this motto, the Schmersal Group offers its customers the largest range of safety switching appliances and systems worldwide for the protection of human life and machines.
The Schmersal Group presents the SLC/SLG 445, a new series of safety light curtains and light-grids. The difference to the SLC / SLG 440 series are the additional functions. The functional diversity allows the individual application requirements to be more flexibly adapted - with the aim to have the highest productivity and safety possible.
The Schmersal Group are presenting at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair a new safety sensor for the first time. This safety sensor combines the successful detection principle using RFID technology in a special compact construction. The new RSS260 safety switching device achieves quite a high switching distance.
Innovative system solutions are best implemented using innovative components. True to this motto, Winkel GmbH has developed COLIBRI, a highly dynamic automated storage/retrieval system. The fail-safe drive technology is supplemented by a fail-safe auto-stop mechanism, which replaces the position switch with an innovatively operated safety sensor.
What factors do the designers and vendors of machines have to take into account when marketing their products in the European Union? This is the question answered by the new book recently published by the Schmersal Group called "Maschinensicherheit in Europa" (Machine Safety in Europe).
The Schmersal Group has become a member of the "European Hygienic Design & Engineering Group" (EHEDG). The EHEDG's aim is to draft practical guidelines on the subject of "Hygienic Design" and certify hygiene-compliant components.
"Schmersal Safety Services": The Schmersal group summarizes the services that it offers to manufacturers and users of machinery and equipment worldwide. The enhanced service program concerning machine safety will be presented at the SPS IPC Drives.
We are glad to be able to inform you that a new version of our SISTEMA library (V1.6) is now available online.