POY Finalist: Motor management
Finalist in Electric Motors and Drives in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
The Simocode Pro Safety is designed to become an integrated part of a plant’s motor management system and improve worker safety. IEC 61508/62061 and ISO 13849-1 standards for functional safety up to SIL 3 or PL e are met with this product.
Additional outputs or peripheral devices can be omitted. Two different expansion modules are available, and they can be easily connected to the basic Simocode pro V device. The digital module DM-F PROFIsafe is used with a safe signal where the switch-off is generated in a fail-safe controller, and is transmitted to the motor management system via PROFIBUS/PROFIsafe.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey