EtherCAT is the efficient Ethernet communication technology for high-performing real-time communication functions as well as for high synchronisation accuracy of the factory automation. For realising a safe data transmission for EtherCAT, the protocol Safety-over-EtherCAT (FSoE) has been defined.
MESCO develops for PA! We have bundled and intensified our portfolio for development services in the field of process automation since summer 2020. We are now integrating our many years of expertise in explosion proof and functional safety even more closely with current PA issues and are more specifically geared towards Industry 4.0 / IIoT. Of course, as usual: from concept to certfication. What exactly is new and what are the details?
The open source interface BiSS continues to gain increasing popularity and correspondingly increasing demand. The bidirectional sensor interface introduced by iC-Haus in 2002 has established itself as a worldwide standard in encoder and drive technology. BiSS Association e.V. particularly welcomes its 500th licensee MESCO!
Part 8: Functional Safety Management according to IEC 61508-1 – Summary With our product life cycle management publications, we would like to inform you about standards and regulations. Especially, we focus on SMEs to help them with functional safety issues. Part 8 completes the series of articles on Functional Safety for SMEs. It makes a link betweenal parts and ends with a résumé.
Part 7: Functional Safety Management according to IEC 61508-1 With our product life cycle management publications, we would like to inform you about standards and regulations. Especially, we focus on SMEs to help them with functional safety issues. Part 7 asks what the topics are that IEC 61508-1 defines for the component manufacturer in the first place.