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Review of SPS

Nov 30, 2016

That was SPS IPC Drives 2016

Join us in looking back on a successful SPS IPC Drives 2016 in sound and vision

That was SPS IPC Drives 2016

Nov 21, 2016

New: Robust Type 4 light grid PSENopt II

Optimum protection for your production process with PSENopt II – even in the case of shock, collision and vibration. Originally available as a Type 3 light grid, the PSENopt II is now also available in a Type 4 version. As the units are so robust they can withstand even rugged industrial environments.

New: Robust Type 4 light grid PSENopt II

Nov 17, 2016

New light beam devices PSENopt slim

With our new light grids PSENopt slim you can have optimum protection, even in applications where space is at a premium. Not only does PSENopt slim provide maximum safety in the smallest of spaces, it is also ideally suitable for effective protection against encroachment into and behind the protected area thanks to the absence of dead zones.

New light beam devices PSENopt slim

Nov 3, 2016

We automate. For the future. For Industrie 4.0

Visit us at SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg and experience Industrie 4.0 at first hand with Pilz products!

We automate. For the future. For Industrie 4.0
Safe human-robot collaboration

Oct 24, 2016

Experience human-robot collaboration at SPS IPC Drives!

At the exhibition from 22 - 24 November 2016 we will be showing you how to automate your robot application safely.

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Experience human-robot collaboration at SPS IPC Drives 2016!

Oct 19, 2016

Meet us at SPS IPC Drives 2016!

You can obtain your free ticket for the international exhibition right now.

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Protect your company from cyberattacks!

Oct 12, 2016

Interaction between safety and security

How can I protect my production from cyberattacks without compromising safety?

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Deloro machine from the inside

Oct 7, 2016

Deloro Wear Solutions relies on Pilz drive technology

From the drive and control concept to machine commissioning: Find out more about our application for Deloro Wear Solutions GmbH!

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Industry-proven automation technology for rail transport at InnoTrans

Sep 5, 2016

Safely on track with Pilz

From 20-23 September 2016, we will be presenting industry-proven automation technology for rail transport at InnoTrans in Berlin.

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CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert

Aug 29, 2016

How much do you know about machinery safety?

Qualify worldwide as a CMSE - Certified Machinery Safety Expert!

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Visit Pilz at WindEnergy Hamburg!

Aug 15, 2016

Visit Pilz at WindEnergy Hamburg!

From 27 to 30 September we will show you how to use our automation technology to automate your wind turbines safely.

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Industrie 4.0 at Pilz

Jul 31, 2016

Modular plants as a response to Industrie 4.0

The automation of the future needs solutions that can distribute control intelligence and are easy to manage.

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Opening of the Singapore subsidiary

Jul 29, 2016

New Singapore subsidiary

Safe automation solutions in South East Asia – Pilz is expanding its commitment in the Asia Pacific region.

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Industrie 4.0: Interaction between Safety and Security

Jul 29, 2016

Safety and Security - two sides of the same coin?

Find out more now about the new safety requirements for Industrie 4.0 plants.

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Worldwide safety for plant and machinery in Japan

Jul 18, 2016

Laws and standards in Japan

Worldwide safety for plant and machinery.

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Industrie 4.0 at Pilz

Jul 14, 2016

Are you ready for Industrie 4.0?

We'll prepare you for the intelligent production of tomorrow!

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Pilz servo drives in the field of presses

Jul 11, 2016

Benefit from a conversion to safe servo drive technology

Discover why Schunk Hoffmann Carbon Technology relies on Pilz servo drives!

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You can now visualise your automation projects in any language with PASvisu

Jul 7, 2016

Visualise your automation projects with PASvisu!

New release of the web-based visualisation software PASvisu provides extensive adaptation options for languages.

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Worldwide safety for plant and machinery

Jul 4, 2016

Laws and standards in the United Kingdom

Worldwide safety for plant and machinery: special regulations in the United Kingdom.

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PSENopt II is nominated for the Security Award 2017

Jun 30, 2016

PSENopt II in the final

The new type 3 light grids have reached the final of the GIT SECURITY AWARD 2017 in the "Safe Automation" category.

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Safe drive solutions – now also with PROFINET interface

Jun 23, 2016

Safe drive solutions – now also with PROFINET interface

Additional communication connection for the servo amplifiers PMCprotego D and PMCtendo DD5.

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Laws and standards in Brazil

Jun 13, 2016

Laws and standards in Brazil

Worldwide safety for plant and machinery. Specifics in Brazil.

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Laws and standards in Australia

Jun 8, 2016

Laws and standards in Australia/Oceania

Worldwide safety for plant and machinery. Regulations with legal relevance.

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The PASmsi app allows you to safely meet the new requirements of the Product Safety Act.

Jun 3, 2016

What constitutes a "substantial modification to machinery"?

The PASmsi app allows you to safely meet the new requirements of the Product Safety Act.

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Pilz website in Czech language

May 30, 2016

Pilz website in new language

To improve usability of the Pilz website for our customers in eastern Europe, the website is now also available in the Czech language.

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Specifications within the European Union for the engineering industry

May 24, 2016

How are European laws, directives and standards connected?

Find out all you need to know about the specifications within the European Union (EU) for the engineering industry.

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May 4, 2016

Highlights of the Hannover Messe 2016 - a review

Join us in looking back on a successful Hannover Messe 2016 in film and photos!

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Robert van Bommel successfully completed the CMSE qualification

May 2, 2016

A report from a successful CMSE®- Certified Machinery Safety Expert

How to benefit from the certification in your professional function.

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Light guard PSENopt II for applications up to PL d

Apr 25, 2016

New type 3 light guard PSENopt II

With the new generation PSENopt II Pilz offers the first type 3 light guard for applications up to PL d.

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New safety gate system PSENmlock

Apr 21, 2016

Safe interlock and guard locking - new safety gate system PSENmlock

Safe interlock and guard locking in one product with the new safety gate system PSENmlock.

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Revision of standard

Apr 20, 2016

Amendment to the ATEX Directive

The new ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU comes into force on 20 April 2016.

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Reduced service deployments thanks to safety device diagnostics

Apr 19, 2016

Reduced service deployments thanks to safety device diagnostics

Simple and extensive diagnostics with safety device diagnostics to reduce service deployments.

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The partner country of this year's Hannover Messe is the USA.

Apr 15, 2016

Countdown to the Hannover Messe 2016

Pilz will be exhibiting at the Hannover Messe from 25-29 April 2016. Come and visit us on our stand – our experts will be pleased to advise you!

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Pilz's Robokicker at the Hannover Messe 2016

Apr 11, 2016

Servo drive technology that amazes!

Compete against our Robokicker at the Hannover Messe and find out more about PMC – Pilz Motion Control.

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The CMSE®-Certified Machinery Safety Expert Community

Apr 8, 2016

The CMSE®-Certified Machinery Safety Expert Community is online

Become part of the global community of safety experts

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Tips and tricks for the automation system PSS 4000

Apr 4, 2016

Tips and tricks for the automation system PSS 4000

This tutorial tells you how you can make even better use of the software platform PAS4000.

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Discover our new products at the Hannover Messe 2016 now!

Apr 1, 2016

New products and solutions at the Hannover Messe

From world premieres to tomorrow's world: Find out more about our new products for 2016 today.

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Mar 30, 2016

New Pre-Start Health and Safety Review service available

Pilz now offers the Pre-Start Health and Safety Review, which compliments our entire line of services.

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All software updates at a glance!

Mar 30, 2016

All software innovations at a glance

With PASupdate you will always be informed about all the innovations in our software products.

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PNOZmulti 2 now available with another fieldbus module for CC-Link!

Mar 24, 2016

PNOZmulti 2 with connection to CC-Link

Another fieldbus module for connection to CC-Link is now available for the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2.

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Licensing individual projects using PASunits

Mar 21, 2016

Licensing individual projects using PASunits

In this tutorial you will find out how to license program editors, function blocks and special network functions using PASunits.

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Process & Automation Shows

Mar 17, 2016

See you at the Process & Automation Shows!

Pilz will be exhibiting at the Process & Automation Shows in Ontario April 5th and 27th. Come see us.

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Discover the highlights that await you at the Hannover Messe!

Mar 17, 2016

Hannover Messe 2016: Because with automation, safety is at stake.

Find out now what awaits you on our exhibition stand in Hannover.

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More productivity and process stability thanks to safe motion functions

Mar 11, 2016

Press retrofit with safe servo drive technology PMC

With the safe motion solution, Sona BLW Präzisionsschmiede has reduced its investment costs and achieved an enormous increase in productivity.

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Reviewing and completing projects with PAS4000

Mar 9, 2016

Reviewing and completing projects with PAS4000

In this tutorial you will learn how to complete and deliver projects with the PAS4000 software and generate reports.

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This is how to program the automation system PSS 4000

Feb 26, 2016

This is how to program the automation system PSS 4000

In this tutorial, you will get to know the functions of the editors in PAS4000 and will receive tips on the project structure.

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Visit Pilz at the Hannover Messe - free tickets are available now.

Feb 24, 2016

We'll see you at the Hannover Messe 2016

Pilz will again be exhibiting at the Hannover Messe from 25-29 April 2016. Secure your free exhibition voucher now.

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Communicate and connect with the automation system PSS 4000

Feb 19, 2016

Communicate and connect with the automation system PSS 4000

The up-to-date tutorial explains which fieldbus and Ethernet interfaces are available in PAS4000 and how to configure them.

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Configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2 – new base unit PNOZ m B1

Feb 10, 2016

Configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2 – new base unit PNOZ m B1

Exact matching of the control structure to your application – find out more now about our latest product highlight from the PNOZmulti 2 product family!

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Reduce commissioning time and increase productivity

Feb 9, 2016

Reduce commissioning time and increase productivity

Firmware release 13 is available now to download for the PSS 4000, containing numerous new functions.

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Motion monitoring with the control system PNOZmulti 2

Jan 26, 2016

Motion monitoring with the control system PNOZmulti 2

Greater flexibility thanks to the new functions of the PNOZmulti Configurator for the safe motion monitoring modules.

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Simple configuration and optimum visualisation of automation projects

Jan 22, 2016

Simple configuration and optimum visualisation of projects

With the web-based HMI software PASvisu you have a full view of your automation projects!

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Securing Complete Machinery Safety

Dec 22, 2015

Safety Validation to ensuring workplace safety

A Vital Step to Securing Complete Machinery Safety.

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Technical support helps with technical questions

Dec 18, 2015

Do you have a technical question?

Pilz technical support helps with technical questions as well as product selection.

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Simple project creation in PAS4000

Dec 3, 2015

Simple project creation in PAS4000

Create projects quickly and simply in PAS4000 with tutorials for the automation system PSS 4000.

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PNOZmulti Configurator version 10.0.0 – hardware configuration with the new PNOZ m B1 base unit

Nov 19, 2015

PNOZmulti Configurator - Version 10 now available

Version 10.0.0 of the PNOZmulti Configurator is now available. Discover the highlights of the latest version.

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Easy control of complex applications

Nov 13, 2015

Easy control of complex applications

With the automation system PSS 4000 you can implement various projects for safety and automation.

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The web-based visualisation software PASvisu.

Oct 22, 2015

Your automation in full view!

Find out what it's all about and see how simply you can configure and visualise your projects with Pilz at SPS IPC Drives.

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Safe monitoring of pipelines

Oct 19, 2015

Safe gas pipelines between Myanmar and China

The automation system PSS 4000 provides process control and safety for the gas pipelines between Myanmar and China.

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PITmode in attractive Starter Set

Oct 13, 2015

PITmode in attractive Starter Set

Available now at: A set for immediate commissioning of the operating mode selector switch PITmode.

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Oct 6, 2015

Video tutorials for the automation system PSS 4000

Have perfect command of PAS4000 with the tutorials for the automation system PSS 4000.

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Oct 2, 2015

Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre opened

Production area at headquarters in Ostfildern expanded by 50 per cent.

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Sep 29, 2015

How well do you know the field of machinery safety?

Test your knowledge with the CMSE® Certified Machinery Safety Expert quiz!

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Safety passport from Pilz

Sep 24, 2015

Safety passport for Pilz training delegates

Provide evidence of your qualifications and medical check-ups with the Pilz safety passport.

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Pilz secures combination test rigs with a complete solution comprising sensor, control and drive technology.

Sep 2, 2015

Safe test rigs at Schüco

Pilz secures combination test rigs with a complete solution comprising sensor, control and drive technology.

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Software platform PAS4000 now with API interface

Aug 17, 2015

Software platform PAS4000 now with API interface

This genuinely makes life easier for users who configure control projects based on automated processes outside of PAS4000.

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New generation of the camera-based protection system PSENvip 2

Aug 4, 2015

New generation PSENvip 2

With the new generation of the camera-based protection system PSENvip 2 you benefit from simpler handling and higher productivity.

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Safe machinery, step-by-step: Instructions and CE certification

Jul 28, 2015

Safe machinery, step-by-step (4)

Part 4 of the series: Instructions and CE marking

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PNOZmulti 2 can now also be integrated into Ethernet/IP networks.

Jul 16, 2015

PNOZmulti 2 – with Ethernet/IP connection

Another communication connection: Configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 can now also be integrated into Ethernet/IP networks.

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Jun 24, 2015

Monitoring drives safely

The control systems in the automation system PSS 4000 can now be used for advanced motion monitoring functions.

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Jun 23, 2015

1000 experts committed to your safety

In Australia, the thousandth delegate has now passed the end-of-course exam to become a CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert - Congratulations.

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Safe machinery, step-by-step: System implementation and review of the risk assessment

Jun 19, 2015

Safe machinery, step-by-step (3)

System implementation and review: Read the third part of the series now.

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Safety relays PNOZsigma

Jun 15, 2015

Wiring work is reduced on PNOZsigma

New: Contact expansion module PNOZ s20 with semiconductor outputs.

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IEC/EN 61496 will become legally binding on 10 May 2015

May 28, 2015

Amendment to standard IEC/EN 61496-1

Adaptation of the standard IEC/EN 61496-1 achieves standardisation of Safety Integrity Level and Performance Level.

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With the automation system PSS 4000 you can reduce your engineering.

May 21, 2015

Reduced engineering – shorter project run times

With the automation system PSS 4000 you can reduce your engineering work.

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Safe machinery, step-by-step: Safety design and selection of safety components

Apr 30, 2015

Safe machinery, step-by-step (2)

Part 2 of the series: Safety design and selection of safety components.

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New types of the safety gate system PSENslock

Apr 7, 2015

New types of PSENslock

Safety gate system now available with expanded diagnostic functions and with safety outputs that are independent of guard locking.

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CMSE® training comes to Canada

Mar 16, 2015

CMSE® training comes to Canada

CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert is a globally recognised qualification enabling a 360° approach to machinery safety. Classes forming now for Canada!

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PNOZmulti 2 - Integration into Ethernet/IP networks

Mar 3, 2015

PNOZmulti 2 - Integration into Ethernet/IP networks

PNOZmulti 2 - Integration into Ethernet/IP networks

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Safe machinery, step-by-step: Risk assessment and safety concept

Feb 24, 2015

Start of series: From risk assessment to CE marking

Safe machinery, step-by-step - Part 1.

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PNOZmulti 2 - Integration into PROFINET networks

Feb 13, 2015

PNOZmulti 2 - Integration into PROFINET networks

Ever more flexible - the communication module PROFINET is now available for the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2!

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Safety switch PSENcode now also available in a slimline design.

Jan 26, 2015

More slimline design: Coded safety switch PSENcode

Safety switch PSENcode is now also available in a slimline design - ideal for assembly on gates, covers or flaps.

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Dec 17, 2014

What steps need to be considered when assessing and reducing risk?

Clear and compact - all the information is in our flowchart

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Welding plant automated safely

Dec 9, 2014

Welding plant automated safely

Welding plant is automated simply and safely using the Pilz complete solution, comprising sensor, control and actuator technology as well as visualisation!

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International Pilz Support

Dec 8, 2014

Technical support: competent and safe!

Benefit from the competent advice available for products, applications and services from Pilz.

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Nov 5, 2014

The new standard IEC/ISO 17305

What effects will the merger of EN ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 have in the field of machinery safety?

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PSS 4000: Flexible communication, programming and operation

Oct 29, 2014

PSS 4000: Systematic, global machinery safety

Thanks to new functions, the automation system PSS 4000 can be used internationally and independently of the machine.

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Retrofit increases the availability and productivity of old presses

Oct 22, 2014

Fountain of youth for old iron

How Pilz significantly increases the availability and productivity of an old press belonging to the Austrian Doka Group due to a retrofit.

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New sizes of servo motor

Sep 30, 2014

Versatile application - Servo motors PMCtendo SZ

New sizes mean that PMCtendo SZ can now be used in more applications.

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Automation system PSS 4000 used in the Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi.

Aug 20, 2014

Standard in port logistics

The automation system PSS 4000 monitors all the safety-related functions on the dockside cranes in the Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi.

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Thanks to the comprehensive language package, the PAS4000 software is now also available in many European and Asian languages.

Jul 18, 2014

International language package for PAS4000

Thanks to the international language package available for the PAS4000 software, the automation system PSS 4000 is now even more flexible to use.

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Gateways to connect various Pilz systems to CANopen and EtherCAT

Jul 16, 2014

Network connection to CANopen and EtherCAT

Reduce engineering work with Gateways to connect various Pilz systems to CANopen and EtherCAT.

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Safe connection of various systems to non-safety-related Ethernet

Jul 4, 2014

Safe Ethernet Connection from Pilz

Use the "Safe Ethernet Connection" to safely connect various systems to non-safety-related Ethernet.

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There a wide range of new system types available for the safety gate system PSENsgate.

Jun 25, 2014

Safety gate monitoring is becoming more flexible

Safety gate system PSENsgate – new system types with selectable control elements for greater flexibility.

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With safety switches and safety gate systems from Pilz, you're already on the safe side!

Jun 17, 2014

EN ISO 14119 is now harmonised

The standard EN ISO 14119 for the design and selection of safety gate systems is now applicable and binding throughout Europe.

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How near sharing has impacted Global Machinery Compliance and Safety Strategies

Jun 4, 2014

Near Shoring and Next Shoring of production facilities

How this trend has impacted Global Machinery Compliance and Safety Strategies.

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CMSE

May 14, 2014

Globally Consistent Machinery Safety Knowledge - CMSE®

Establish CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert - worldwide as a standard qualification within your company.

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Safety relay PNOZ c2 for monitoring light beam devices

Apr 24, 2014

Safety relay PNOZ c2 monitors light beam devices

New safety relay to monitor light beam devices up to Type 4, e.g. PSENopt and sensors with OSSD outputs.

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The PNOZmulti 2 is now available with POWERLINK connection

Apr 17, 2014

PNOZmulti 2 with Powerlink connection

The new POWERLINK communication module is now available for the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2.

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Drives can be monitored safely using the new motion monitoring modules for the PNOZmulti 2.

Apr 8, 2014

Monitoring drives safely with PNOZmulti 2

Drives can be monitored safely using the new motion monitoring modules for the configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2.

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Automation system PSS 4000 enables safe, efficient control and monitoring of automated guided vehicle systems.

Mar 20, 2014

Driverless, safe and efficient

Control and monitoring of automated guided vehicle systems with the automation system PSS 4000.

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Streamline your systems for Controlling and Isolating Hazardous Energies.

Mar 13, 2014

Enhance safety with LOTO

Streamline your systems for Controlling and Isolating Hazardous Energies.

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Simple, flexible, safe! Configurable control systems PNOZmulti

Mar 10, 2014

Simple, flexible, safe – PNOZmulti

Are you aware of the diverse application options of the configurable control systems? Click on the video and prepare to smile!

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Pilz develops and sells products, systems and services for safe automation, including sensors, relays, control systems and drives.

Feb 18, 2014

Automation: Complete and simple!

Safe automation for mechanical engineering - with solutions from Pilz.

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