Pilz Automation Safety L.P.

Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Control System Controls and Automates Packaging Machines

Packaging machines in the pharmaceutical sector are demanding: they have to be reliable, modular and versatile, but most of all they have to be flexible and efficient. The requirements of the corresponding drive and automation system are equally high. Pilz motion control manages the movement of all the servo axes to ensure that complex workflows from infeed to cartoning do not fall out of sync...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Pilz Automation Safety L.P. Wins Engineers' Choice Award

CANTON, MI) - Pilz Automation Safety's revolutionary product SafetyEYE® has been awarded top honor in Control Engineering's Engineers' Choice Awards in the Machine and Embedded Control-Safety category. The awards highlight the most notable new products from the previous year. Ballots were sent to subscribers from Control Engineering's opt-in e-mail list who specified they were responsible for...

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PNOZsigma Still Ahead in the Relay Race
Electrical Equipment & Systems

PNOZsigma Still Ahead in the Relay Race

In today's industrial environment, safety is no small thing. However, one of the best assurances of safety is a very small thing. It's the PNOZsigma safety relay, manufactured by Pilz Automation Safety, with North American Headquarters in Canton, MI. Actually, PNOZsigma is a series of safety relays, with more than ten different models, ranging from S1 to S10. The smallest relay has a housing...

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Communication Network Device includes wireless control.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Communication Network Device includes wireless control.

InduraNET p incorporates PSSuniversal modular, wireless decentralized I/O control platform for industrial environments. It features Coexistence Frequency Management enabling use in presence of other wireless systems in 2.4 GHz ISM band. Added to new/existing I/O block without changing hardware, system allows up to 64 operational and safety I/O modules, each with 2-4 I/O, to be installed alongside...

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Software

PNOZmulti Configurator v5.3

Pilz is releasing a new version of the drag-and-drop Configurator for the PNOZmulti modular safety controller. This incorporates a number of improvements and enhancements over the previous version, 5.2.2, the most important of which is support for the PNOZ ma1p analogue input module that was announced recently. The new version of the Configurator enables users to create safety-related control...

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Safety Gate Switch is magnetically operated.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Gate Switch is magnetically operated.

PSENslock series combines secure safety gate monitoring and non-contact magnetic interlock. Electro-magnetic holding force of 500 N prevents unintentional opening of swing/sliding gates, and transponder technology is manipulation-proof because switch and actuator are different items. Tolerant to gate misalignment, IP67-rated series is designed for applications up to SIL3 and offers flexible...

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Electronic Relays monitor various motor values.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electronic Relays monitor various motor values.

Designed to monitor voltage, current, temperature, and phase sequence, PMDsigma Relays enable users to set values via rotary knob and save them to chip card. Data remains flexible and can be copied to other units. Model PMD s10 monitors true power of motors with rating up to 11 kW, and can process frequencies from 0-1,000 Hz, making it suitable for dc and ac motors as well as frequency-controlled...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Making a Robot Work Cell Safer

Manufacturing has evolved over the years to where factory workers of merely a generation ago would find it hard to recognize the cleanliness, efficiency, and increased safety at many of today's most up-to-date manufacturing facilities. Yet many manufacturing processes remain inherently dangerous. SureFire LLC of Fountain Valley, CA, is involved in manufacturing very high level, reliable...

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Light Barriers use single infrared or laser beam.

Light Barriers use single infrared or laser beam.

Suited for machinery safety applications, PSEN op2S/4S Light Barriers feature M22 threaded bodies that are sealed to IP67. Wiring is completed via M12 connectors on transmitter and receiver. Infrared units have max operating range of 8 m and response time of 1.5 ms, while laser version has extended range of 40 m and response time of 320 µs. Barriers conform to requirements of BS EN 954-1,...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Plug-in Modules enable expansion of safety relay contacts.

PNOZ s7.1 modules feature 3 NO safety contacts and are connected, by plug to PNOZsigma base unit safety relay type PNOZ s1, s2, s3, s4, s5, s6, or s6.1. Unit also incorporates separate feedback loop that enables module to be used as stand-alone safety relays. As many as 10 PNOZ s7.2 devices can be connected, which have 4 NO contacts and 1 NO auxiliary contact. Both devices measure 17.5 mm and are...

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