Free guide to functional machine safety
25 January 2013
Aimed at anyone responsible for the functional safety of machinery - ie. mechanical and electrical engineers, machine builders and systems integrators - Pilz Automation Technology has produced a 200-page 'Safety Compe
Compiled by a committee of machinery safety experts at Pilz that includes engineers, lawyers and academics, it is intended as an overview or technical guide for those keen to learn more about the application of functional safety standards to machinery and all its other associated aspects.
Available to download or as a hard copy, the Safety Compendium addresses a number of topics including: laws, directives and standards (including the new Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC); safeguards and other protective equipment; safety control technology; safety-related communications; and safe motion control.