Technical equipment can pose a safety risk so dangerous that people should not be exposed to the equipment. In such cases, the relevant risks must be reduced to meet the need for safe operation. It must be possible to quantify (and measure) risk reduction in order to satisfy this requirement.
These pages give you an overview of the standards and methods that are being applied to achieve safe operation status of plants and machines. Gain insights into the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) as well as the Performance Level (PL) and browse components for your application in our safety product selector. Helpful tools and additional literature round out our offer.
For the first time, the new absolute positioning systems safePXV and safePGV realize safety level SIL 3/PL e with a single sensor …
Pepperl+Fuchs is setting a new level of reliability with newly developed safety relays. With multi-redundant switching contacts, the interface module from the tried-and-tested K-System provides reliable and safety-related activation and deactivation for applications in accordance with IEC61508 up to SIL 3.