Machine safety is a top priority

Laws and directives are in force to ensure the safety of machines which interact with human beings- e.g. the EC machinery directive (ECMD)

Festo's solutions for safety functions can help to ensure the safety of your system

After the risk assessment has been carried out, Festo supports you with technical safety measures:

  • Safety sensors on the input level
  • Safety controls on the processing level (logic)
  • Protective measures on the output level


Festo has a wide range of products for pneumatic and electrical safety applications, e.g.:


CPX Profisafe  for safe electrical disconnection

Motor controller CMMD, CMMP and CMMS for the conversion of electrical safety functions (STO, SS1, SLS)

Safe exhaust valve MS6-SV

Safety valve VOFA for presses for safety applications including reversion and protection against unexpected startup 

Brake unit DNCKE-S for safety applications including stopping, holding and blocking movements     


Safety engineering guidelines

Safety engineering guidelines

Solutions for higher levels of machine safety


Festo SISTEMA data base

We provide safety-driven parameters of Festo components for you. They come in a format compatible to the SISTEMA data base

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