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Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller
Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller

When deciding to apply a device to achieve a safety function, by default, that safety function... Read More

Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation
Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation

Machine safety validation is defined by the international standard ISO 13849-2, Part 2: Validation,... Read More

Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety

Upon reviewing a machine that has two interlock switches mounted to an access door, can you say... Read More

Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery
Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery

Look at the 5 levels of hazard mitigation to help determine risk of a machine no longer in use.... Read More

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