Chemical industry

To ensure optimum availability, safety and reliability of chemical plants, components used in the chemical industry have to meet extremely high standards. Festo provides suitable products with high corrosion resistance and explosion protection: several thousand products are certified for the corresponding explosion prevention and protection category.

We also help you plan your production plants and work with you to create the right automation solution at an early stage.


SIL: functional safety

SIL – functional safety

Minimise the safety risks for people and the environment

The reliability of safety functions in electric and electronic systems is assessed according to safety integrity levels defined in the basic standard IEC 61508.

Festo provides suitable products that meet the requirements for safety-related functions in chemical plants.

More information about SIL

Bayer Division Crop Science customer application

Bayer Division Crop Science

Proven solenoid valve technology for SIL applications

Tried and tested in operation since 2002: certified solenoid valves with no limitation on operating time in a multi-purpose plant with the highest standards in safety and reliability

Bayer Division Crop Science user report

Explosion prevention and protection

ATEX – Explosion prevention and protection

Keeping explosive atmospheres under control

Open- and closed-loop control in potentially explosive atmospheres:

Festo offers suitable products for the entire pneumatic and electrical control chain, including extensive documentation and declarations of conformity.

Additional information on explosion prevention and protection


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