Entire Range of B&R Safety Products Satisfies All EN 50156 Requirements

TÜV confirms the safety of B&R I/O modules and controllers

TÜV Süd, one of the world's leading technical service organizations, has recently confirmed that the entire range of B&R X20 safety I/O modules and controllers satisfies all of the requirements of EN 50156 "Electrical equipment for furnaces and ancillary equipment." This standard applies in particular to protective systems used in furnaces and power plants.

Failsafe digital and analog inputs

Safety solutions from B&R allows users to achieve the highest levels of modularity and performance without having to sacrifice a single bit of availability. Safe I/O modules included in the B&R X20 series offer a wide spectrum of failsafe digital and analog inputs. A perfect example is the robust temperature input module for thermocouples, which demonstrates how safety products can be integrated into systems with furnaces or boilers.

openSAFETY – Safe communication for process control systems

Network-integrated safety technology offers huge advantages, especially in the area of process engineering.  And with the absolute fastest response times, minimal wiring and safe data transport over any type of fieldbus, no other safety protocol offers production lines the same degree of protection as openSAFETY.

B&R company profile

B&R is the world’s largest and most successful private company in the area of automation equipment manufacturing. The motto "Perfection in Automation" has provided the foundation for the company since B&R was founded in 1979. Today, B&R employs 2,400 employees worldwide and has an exceptional global presence with 168 sales offices in 68 countries.

As a global leader in industrial automation, B&R combines state-of-the-art technology with advanced engineering to provide customers in virtually every industry with complete solutions for machine and process automation, motion control, HMI and integrated safety technology. With industrial fieldbus communication standards like POWERLINK and openSAFETY as well as the powerful Automation Studio software development environment, B&R is constantly redefining the future of automation engineering.

B&R Industrial Automation, Inc. North America, based in Atlanta, GA, has been working closely with their customers since 1987. Since then, B&R North America has continuously grown as a sales and support organization through both direct sales offices and B&R's unique Automation Partner distribution network. Today, B&R North America has a network of more than 20 offices throughout the USA and Canada and is there for its customers locally.

B&R Industrial Automation Corp.

Yvonne Eich

1250 Northmeadow Parkway, S-100

Roswell, GA 30076

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