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
Safety valve VOFA for presses - for safety applications including venting and protection against unexpected startup
Brake unit DNCKE-S - for safety applications including stopping, holding and blocking movements