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Human-robot collaboration

19 Sep 2018

Come see Pilz at ROSCon and iROS in Madrid!

From 29 - 30 September 2018, developers who work with the open-source ROS (robot operating system) software will meet at ROSCon in Madrid. Following this, iROS, the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, will be held from 1-5 October 2018. At both conferences, Pilz will introduce its activities in the areas of ROS and service robotics.

Come see Pilz at ROSCon and iROS in Madrid!
Pilz HRC poster

17 Sep 2018

All guidance and standards for human-robot collaboration (HRC) at a glance!

The new HRC poster shows you what types of collaboration there are and how risks can be minimised when humans and machines interact. You can also learn the applicable limit values for force and pressure between humans and robots according to ISO/TS 15066!

All guidance and standards for human-robot collaboration (HRC) at a glance!
Access guarding on presses

13 Sep 2018

Opt for light guards when safeguarding your machine tools!

When safeguarding machine tools such as presses and automated press lines, both robust and flexible sensors are in demand. In the second part of our series, you learn how to skilfully combine light guards and mirror columns. Find out more about it now!

Safeguarding machine tools
Robotics at Pilz

11 Sep 2018

Revision of the ISO safety standard for industrial robots

By May 2021 the safety requirements for collaborative robot systems in accordance with ISO 10218-1 and ISO 10218-2 must have been revised. Find out more!

ISO safety standard for industrial robots
The new Robotics Whitepaper from Pilz

3 Sep 2018

Teamwork 4.0: The Robotics Whitepaper from Pilz has arrived!

How can a human work together safely with a robot colleague in the future? The new whitepaper presents challenges and approaches to solutions when implementing a safe human-robot-collaboration in an industrial environment. Download it now!

The new Robotics Whitepaper from Pilz
Metro De Ljin

30 Aug 2018

Safer and more punctual with the automation system PSS 4000

Three metro lines meet at what is known as the Triangle, under the heart of the city of Antwerp. How is the safe control of points guaranteed every day? The transport operator De Ljin relies on the automation system PSS 4000. Find out more now about how over 500 Mio. Passengers are transported safely!

Find out more!
SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST

27 Aug 2018

Meet Pilz at SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST!

From 18-19 September 2018, Pilz will be at SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST in Dubai. Visit us on stand B12 and learn about innovative solutions for your automation tasks!

Meet Pilz at SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST!
Railways

22 Aug 2018

Solutions for railway systems 4.0

The digitalisation of the railway industry keeps advancing. With digitalised and automated processes, punctuality and reliability of the rail transport can be increased. We support you with our expertise on the way to railway systems 4.0!

Solutions for railway systems 4.0
Brexit

20 Aug 2018

Brexit – Effects on standards and certificates

The Brexit is coming! However, for machine and plant manufacturers the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU can have considerable effects.

Brexit – Effects on standards and certificates
Schweizer Electronic

16 Aug 2018

Industry-proven automation technology for railways

How can construction sites, station platforms and level crossings be safeguarded effectively? The railway engineering specialist Schweizer Electronic relies on the PSS 4000 automation system for remote control of the freight locomotive from Bombardier. Find out more about what industry-proven automation technology for railways can do!

Industry-proven automation technology for railways
InnoTrans 2018

7 Aug 2018

Visit Pilz at InnoTrans 2018!

Discover the latest trends and developments in railway technology from 18. - 21. September 2018! The Pilz presence at the exhibition focuses on innovative safety technologies for the railway industry. Find out more now about what awaits you in Berlin!

Visit Pilz at InnoTrans 2018!
Diagnostics and visualisation panels PMIvisu v7e

30 Jul 2018

Diagnostics and visualisation panels PMIvisu v7e

Maintain a comprehensive overview of your plants and machines! With PMIvisu v704e and v707e Pilz supplements its portfolio by cost-optimised diagnostics and visualisation panels. Find out more now!

Diagnostics and visualisation panels PMIvisu v7e
PNOZmulti Configurator

23 Jul 2018

PNOZmulti Configurator Version 10.7 - New features available!

From planning through to commissioning, PNOZmulti Software Configurator supports you with your safe small control systems PNOZmulti. You can discover everything now about the new features of Version 10.7!

Download Version 10.7 of PNOZmulti Configurator now!
Pilz Security Advisories

19 Jul 2018

Pilz Security Advisories

When men, machines and industrial processes are intelligently networked, these networks are also more vulnerable. You want your network to remain safe? In our Security Advisories we inform you how to remedy any possible security vulnerabilities that concern our products.

Pilz Security Advisories
Homag logo

17 Jul 2018

Efficient safety management makes lasers safe

High-performance lasers are extremely dangerous. How can plant operators be protected against the dangerous beams? Find out more about how HOMAG safeguards its plants using the freely configurable safety system PNOZmulti and the process guarding system PSENslock!

Efficient safety management makes lasers safe
PSENopt II mirror columns in practice

29 Jun 2018

With PSENopt II mirror columns you secure hazardous areas from several sides!

Combine our light curtains PSENopt and PSENopt II with the new PSENopt II mirror columns and safeguard several sides of a hazardous area in no time. Find out more now!

PSENopt II mirror columns
Safety gate system PSENmlock now Safety Device Diagnostics-capable

25 Jun 2018

Safety gate system PSENmlock now Safety Device Diagnostics-capable

Use PSENmlock as of now in combination with Safety Device Diagnostics to benefit from many advantages in series connection!

Your benefits at a glance
PSENmlock

21 Jun 2018

Safety gate system PSENmlock – now with escape release and series connection

The safety gate system PSENmlock is now available as the basic version or with series connection. You can choose between an escape release or suitable handle as an optional accessory. Find out more now!

Safety gate system PSENmlock
Modular safety gate system from Pilz

18 Jun 2018

With the modular safety gate system for your individual safety gate solution!

It has been the top story on the Pilz stand at the Hannover Messe 2018: The modular safety gate system from Pilz. In a short video, we summarised for you how to combine the individual components to create an individual solution.

Modular safety gate system from Pilz
Pushbutton unit PITgatebox

11 Jun 2018

Simple operation of the safety gate system PSENslock

Combine PSENslock with the pushbutton unit PITgatebox to get additional operator and pushbutton elements. The PITgatebox is available in a number of versions and enables space-saving installation in standard aluminium profile systems.

More about PITgatebox
Automation system

6 Jun 2018

Automation solutions for your plant and machinery

Pilz offers scalable solutions to suit your automation requirement – from sensor technology to control technology and drive technology. Learn more now about how you can use our automation solutions in your plant and machinery!

About the Pilz product finder
CECE - Certified Expert in CE Marking

30 May 2018

New TÜV certified CE Marking experts at Pilz Skandinavien

Two employees at Pilz Skandinavien in Sønderborg, are now recognised as a “CECE - Certified Expert in CE Marking”.

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Semiconductor output module PNOZ m EF 8DI2DOT

25 May 2018

Dual-pole switching with the safe small control systems PNOZmulti 2!

The configurable safe small control systems PNOZmulti 2 have a "new addition" for safe press applications. With the new semiconductor output module PNOZ m EF 8DI2DOT you now drive press safety valves simply and safely.

Small control systems PNOZmulti 2 for press applications
Visualisation panels PMI v7e

22 May 2018

New version of visualisation software PASvisu is perfectly tailored to the new visualisation panels PMI v7e

Quickly and simply visualise and diagnose all the functions of the small controllers PNOZmulti via direct connection.

New version of visualisation software PASvisu
Hannover Messe 2018 is over

4 May 2018

Hannover Messe 2018 is over

Join us in looking back at a successful week at the exhibition! We've compiled some of the highlights of this year's Hannover Messe for you on our exhibition page. Thank you for visiting our stand!

Hannover Messe 2018 is over
Find out more!

2 May 2018

With Pilz and the Revolution Pi, for the connected future of automation

The IIoT gateway Revolution Pi sends data from our controllers to your cloud. You can thus use and evaluate process data, operating data or energy measurement data, for example, across plants. You thus have access to your data from around the world! In this manner you obtain important information on the status of your plant and machinery. Your benefits at a glance: Recognise potential savings, improve business success and optimise processes.

Find out more!
SecurityBridge protects your control systems

18 Apr 2018

With SecurityBridge, there is no chance for manipulation!

Protect the safe configurable small control systems PNOZmulti and the automation system PSS 4000 from unauthorised access! With SecurityBridge, Pilz control systems are on the safe side.

Protect your control systems with SecurityBridge!

17 Apr 2018

Hannover Messe 2018: Innovations for the factory of the future

Discover trends and innovations for the factory of the future! At the Hannover Messe from 23 - 27 April 2018, we will show you how to safely automate your factory. Learn more about what innovations await you in Hanover!

Hannover Messe 2018: Innovations for the factory of the future
PSENmag stainless steel version

13 Apr 2018

PSENmag stainless steel versions – maximum robustness for position monitoring

The non-contact, magnetic safety switches PSENmag are now also available with a stainless steel housing. They hereby offer particularly high robustness for safety gate and position monitoring. Why not find out more, now!

PSENmag stainless steel versions
PNOZsigma Configurator

11 Apr 2018

PNOZsigma Configurator

With the PNOZsigma Configurator it is possible to individually configure the PNOZ s30 speed monitor quickly and easily using a PC. New configuration can be created and stored, and also existing configurations can be read, copied and edited.

PNOZsigma Configurator
Modular safety gate system

22 Mar 2018

These are our highlights at the Hannover Messe 2018

What will the factory of the future look like? For Pilz, this year’s Hannover Messe stands for innovative automation solutions for the smart factory. Completely new at this year’s exhibition, we will be presenting our modular safety gate system with its flexible combination options. Come to Hanover on 23rd to 27th April 2018 and see for yourself what modern automation technology can do!

Highlights of the Hannover Messe 2018
Xactools logo

21 Mar 2018

Powerful controllers for every drive!

You want to control all types of motors using just one servo amplifier? Find out more about how Xactools uses the PMCtendo DD5 universal servo amplifier in combination with a Profinet connection in automation and measurement technology!

Powerful controllers for every drive!
Safety Compendium

19 Mar 2018

The Pilz Safety Compendium – now available in the 5th edition!

Do you have an insight into the jungle of standards? The Pilz Safety Compendium is the recognised standard reference for dealing with functional safety standards. The 5th edition of the Safety Compendium was completely revised and expanded to include the following topics: Use of industrial robots and safe human-robot collaboration (HRC), safe programming in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1 and safety in Industrie 4.0. Download the current Safety Compendium now free of charge!

To download
Human-robot collaboration

23 Feb 2018

Safe workstations with collaborative robot systems – a guidance document

What do you have to consider when planning safe human-robot workstations without guards? The German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) has compiled the most important facts into a compact guidance document.

Safe workstations with collaborative robot systems
Business meeting

7 Feb 2018

Write your success story with Pilz!

From efficient safety management for high-power lasers to the safe remote control for freight trains. Together with our customers, we implement the most varied concepts for safe automation throughout the world. A selection of our current success stories shows how successful these projects are.

Our success stories - read now!

30 Jan 2018

Visualisation software PASvisu – now with data logging!

Version 1.5 of the web-based visualisation software PASvisu enables you to log variables. The new release is available immediately.

Visualisation software PASvisu – now with data logging!
Automation system PSS 4000

26 Jan 2018

Safe automation 4.0

A wide range of variants with low volumes. That is the prospect offered by future automation. A wide range of variants calls for a flexible solution. Find out more about Pilz solutions for future automation!

Automation system PSS 4000
Recertification as a Machinery Safety Expert

22 Jan 2018

Remain a Machinery Safety Expert – renew your CMSE® certificate now!

Is your CMSE® certificate still valid? Register for one of the CMSE® recertification courses held around the world and stay up to date on the latest developments in machinery safety.

CMSE® recertification
Winner of the competition

20 Dec 2017

Renate Pilz named "Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017"

For the 21. time, the auditing and consultancy company has honoured the best medium-sized, owner-managed companies in Germany. Pilz wins the Digital Transformation category.

Renate Pilz named "Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017"
Generational change

18 Dec 2017

The generational change at Pilz

At the end of 2017, Renate Pilz will transfer the operational business completely into the hands of her children Susanne Kunschert and Thomas Pilz. What will change with the generational change at Pilz? And where will the company focus in future? Find out more now!

Generational change
Camera-based protection system PSENvip LR

15 Dec 2017

New: Camera-based protection system PSENvip LR for special purpose presses

The protection system PSENvip 2 is a complete safety concept for modern press brakes, which meets common safety standards such as EN 12622 and at the same time increases the productivity of presses. With the new long-range version PSENvip LR, you can now monitor press brakes with a protected area of up to 18 metres. Why not find out more, now!

Camera-based protection system PSENvip LR for special purpose presses
Energy store PMCenergy SD

8 Dec 2017

Energy store PMCenergy SD – Efficient use of brake energy

Save energy with drive technology. the new energy stores PMCenergy SD save energy when used in conjunction with the servo amplifiers PMCprotego D and PMCtendo DD5.

Benefit now from energy-efficient drive technology!
SPS IPC Drives 2017

6 Dec 2017

SPS IPC Drives 2017 is over

Join us in looking back at a successful week at the exhibition! We've compiled some of the highlights of this year's SPS IPC Drives for you on our exhibition page. Thank you for visiting our stand!

SPS IPC Drives 2017 is over
PLC controller PSS67 PLC

1 Dec 2017

First safe PLC control system with protection type IP67

The PLC control system PSS67 PLC is the first safe control system for the automation system PSS 4000. So we can provide a solution for decentralised automation without a control cabinet in protection type IP67. Find out more now!

PLC controller PSS67 PLC
Small controllers PNOZmulti 2

23 Nov 2017

Small controllers PNOZmulti 2 – Safe communication via SafetyNET p

You can now link up to 16 PNOZmulti 2 base units via the safe real-time Ethernet SafetyNET p. 32-bit data is exchanged via RTFL for short scan times in practice. Learn more about these new features!

Small controllers PNOZmulti 2
Pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat

21 Nov 2017

World first: Pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat with position detection

PSENmat is a pressure-sensitive safety mat with integrated position detection, which enables new machine operating concepts. So PSENmat combines safe surface monitoring with plant and machine operation in just one sensor. Find out more about this world first!

Pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat
Innovations

17 Nov 2017

World firsts at SPS IPC Drives 2017

Under the motto "Safety in every dimension" at SPS IPC Drives Pilz will be presenting industry solutions, product innovations and services for your complete automation solution. The world firsts include the pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat with position detection plus the controller PSS67 PLC, the first safe PLC controller with IP67 protection.

World firsts at SPS IPC Drives 2017
PSSuniversal 2

8 Nov 2017

New head module with EtherNet/IP interface for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2

A head module with EtherNet/IP interface has been added to the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2. So the open system adapts perfectly to the system environments that already exist. Find out more!

Head module with EtherNet/IP interface for PSSuniversal 2
Area guarding with 2D and 3D sensors

6 Nov 2017

Use sensors for area and zone monitoring!

How can you effectively protect areas in front of plant and machinery? Use optical safeguards for area guarding when people need to enter danger zones frequently or when material needs to be transported in or out. Light grids, laser scanners, camera systems and pressure-sensitive safety mats are the optimum devices for area guarding.

Area guarding with 2D and 3D sensors
Motion control systems PMCprimo

2 Nov 2017

Motion control systems PMCprimo now with EtherCAT Master and Version 3.5 of the PLC

The motion control systems PMCprimo MC now enable even higher performance, productivity and process quality. Come to SPS IPC Drives 2017 and see for yourself!

Innovations for the motion control systems PMCprimo
Update of safety-related characteristic data PSENini

18 Oct 2017

Update of safety-related characteristic data PSENini

The safety-related characteristic data for PSENini have been updated. Please contact your local sales engineer for more information.

Update of safety-related characteristic data PSENini
Pilz at SPS IPC Drives 2017

16 Oct 2017

Safety in Every Dimension: Meet Pilz at SPS IPC Drives 2017!

SPS IPC Drives runs from 28-30 November 2017. Under the motto “Safety in Every Dimension”, this year our stand places the spotlight on safe 2D and 3D sensor technology. Find out more now about what awaits you in Nuremberg!

Meet Pilz at SPS IPC Drives 2017!
International compliance

5 Oct 2017

Benefit from our international compliance service – NR-12!

We provide support en route to NR-12-compliant machines, opening up access to the Brazilian market worldwide. Why not find out more, now!

International compliance

22 Sep 2017

Guide to the Machinery Directive was revised – find out more!

The EU Commission has published a revised version of the “Guide to the application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC”. Find out more about the most important changes!

Guide to the application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
Speed monitor PNOZ s30

20 Sep 2017

Speed monitor PNOZ s30 – new features in Version 3

Safe turns with ease: From Version 3.0, the speed monitor PNOZ s30 has a configurable analogue output, which forwards the safely measured speed to a higher level PLC controller. Read more about the new features!

Speed monitor PNOZ s30 reloaded
Conformity assessment

7 Sep 2017

The safest route to NR-12 compliant machines. Worldwide!

As a complete supplier we can provide support from risk assessment to validation, technical documentation at the manufacturer's and final acceptance at the operator's in Brazil.

International conformity assessment – NR-12
Engineering Software PAS4000

24 Aug 2017

The production system of the future: And you can react to customer requests efficiently

With the automation system PSS 4000 you can create individual and high-performance automation concepts. Find out more about the new release 16 of the engineering software PAS4000 which can be used to standardise modular machines even more easily!

All the new features at a glance
PSENscan app

17 Aug 2017

Download now: App for the safety laser scanner PSENscan

Are you already familiar with the PSENscan app, which you can use to find out everything about our safety laser scanner – from properties to applications? Find out more on the PSENscan product page!

PSENscan app
New software PASvisu

29 Jun 2017

The perfect team of controller and visualisation

With the latest version (v1.4) of the web-based visualisation software PASvisu you can connect the small controllers PNOZmulti directly. Find out more now!

The perfect team of controller and visualisation

26 Jun 2017

Lockout Tagout documentation – now even simpler!

Version 1.1 of the Logout Tagout documentation software PASloto is now available. Find out more about the new functions!

Lockout Tagout documentation – now even simpler!
Monitoring detection zones remotely

12 Jun 2017

New: SafetyEYE Live Video Server – Monitoring detection zones remotely

Are you already familiar with the SafetyEYE Live Video Server? Why not get more information about the tool's application range!

SafetyEYE Live Video Server

20 Apr 2017

Innovations at the Hannover Messe 2017

From solutions for safe robot applications to the appropriate visualisation software: find out more about our product innovations now!

Product innovations at the Hannover Messe

18 Apr 2017

New: I/O compact module PSS67 I/O with IP67 protection

Discover the new I/O compact modules for data management in the automation system PSS 4000! The modules PSS67 I/O are highly robust, making them the optimum solution for cabinet-free installation.

I/O compact module PSS67 I/O

12 Apr 2017

Optimum link: Control project and visualisation

The web-based visualisation software PASvisu is perfectly tailored to the automation system PSS 4000. This creates a perfect symbiosis of controller and visualisation – for all phases of the machine's lifecycle.

Optimum link: Control project and visualisation
Modular plant construction

7 Apr 2017

Ready for modular, flexible production with Pilz

Find out more about our flexible automation solutions for individual and adaptable production processes in accordance with Industrie 4.0.

Ready for modular, flexible production with Pilz
New white paper on the machinery directive NR-12

5 Apr 2017

New white paper on the machinery directive NR-12

In Brazil, the machinery directive NR-12 regulates occupational safety. We summarised the most important issues of the directive in out white paper for you.

Machinery directive NR-12
ARENA2036 logo

3 Apr 2017

Pilz is supporting research into the car of the future

As a partner in the research campus ARENA 2036, Pilz is promoting research activities into lightweight engineering and production.

Pilz is supporting research into the car of the future
Pilz is world market leader

27 Mar 2017

Pilz is world market leader

In the world market leader index produced by the University of St. Gallen and the Academy of German Market Leaders, Pilz is listed in 2017 as the 2017 World Market Leader Champion in the "electronic & electrical engineering" sector, in the category "Safety and control technology for industrial processes".

Pilz is world market leader
Flexible safeguarding of access points

24 Mar 2017

Flexible safeguarding of access points

Discover the perfect solution for access protection using 2D laser scanners! We'll show you how to use safety laser scanners to safeguard danger zones flexibly.

Flexible safeguarding of access points
CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert

23 Mar 2017

Become a CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert now!

Find out everything about the internationally recognised training course for CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert and secure one of the coveted seminar places.

CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert
OPC interface

13 Mar 2017

New release of the visualisation software PASvisu

The web-based visualisation software PASvisu is now open for all control systems. The new release of the software v 1.3 is available now.

PASvisu Release v 1.3
Experience human-robot collaboration at the Hannover Messe

9 Mar 2017

Come and meet Pilz at the Hannover Messe 2017!

On our exhibition page you can already secure your free ticket for the world's leading industrial trade fair.

Pilz at the Hannover Messe
PITestop active

8 Mar 2017

PITestop active: Customised E-STOP for the smart factory

With PITestop active Pilz offer a new revolutionary new E-STOP pushbutton: It can be activated electrically and it is illuminated only when its status is active.

PITestop active

13 Feb 2017

Small control systems PNOZmulti Mini now with POWERLINK connection

The new fieldbus module PNOZ mmc12p PL is now available for the configurable small control systems PNOZmulti Mini for connection to a POWERLINK network. This means that the PNOZmulti Mini base units PNOZ mm01.p and PNOZ mm0.2p can be expanded on the left-hand side.

PNOZmulti Mini now with POWERLINK connection

10 Feb 2017

Identifying manipulation on safeguards

How can you identify and prevent manipulation of safeguards on machinery? Find out more now!

Protection against manipulation
Protect your company from cyberattacks!

12 Oct 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

7 Oct 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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CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert

29 Aug 2016

How much do you know about machinery safety?

Qualify worldwide as a CMSE - Certified Machinery Safety Expert!

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Industrie 4.0 at Pilz

31 Jul 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

29 Jul 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

29 Jul 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

18 Jul 2016

Laws and standards in Japan

Worldwide safety for plant and machinery.

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Industrie 4.0 at Pilz

14 Jul 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

11 Jul 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

7 Jul 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

4 Jul 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

30 Jun 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

23 Jun 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

13 Jun 2016

Laws and standards in Brazil

Worldwide safety for plant and machinery. Specifics in Brazil.

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Laws and standards in Australia

8 Jun 2016

Laws and standards in Australia/Oceania

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

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Specifications within the European Union for the engineering industry

24 May 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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Robert van Bommel successfully completed the CMSE qualification

2 May 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

25 Apr 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

21 Apr 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

20 Apr 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

19 Apr 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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Pilz's Robokicker at the Hannover Messe 2016

11 Apr 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

8 Apr 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

4 Apr 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!

1 Apr 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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All software updates at a glance!

30 Mar 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!

24 Mar 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

21 Mar 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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More productivity and process stability thanks to safe motion functions

11 Mar 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

9 Mar 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

26 Feb 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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Communicate and connect with the automation system PSS 4000

19 Feb 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

10 Feb 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

9 Feb 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

26 Jan 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

22 Jan 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

22 Dec 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

18 Dec 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

3 Dec 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

19 Nov 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

13 Nov 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.

22 Oct 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

19 Oct 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

13 Oct 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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6 Oct 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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2 Oct 2015

Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre opened

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

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29 Sep 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

24 Sep 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.

2 Sep 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

17 Aug 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

4 Aug 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

28 Jul 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.

16 Jul 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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24 Jun 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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23 Jun 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

19 Jun 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

15 Jun 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

28 May 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.

21 May 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

30 Apr 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

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

24 Feb 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

13 Feb 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.

26 Jan 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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17 Dec 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

9 Dec 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

8 Dec 2014

Technical support: competent and safe!

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

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PSS 4000: Flexible communication, programming and operation

29 Oct 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

22 Oct 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

30 Sep 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.

20 Aug 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.

18 Jul 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

16 Jul 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

4 Jul 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.

25 Jun 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!

17 Jun 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

4 Jun 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

14 May 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

24 Apr 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

17 Apr 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.

8 Apr 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.

20 Mar 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.

13 Mar 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

10 Mar 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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Felix-Wankel-Straße 2
73760 Ostfildern
Germany

Telephone: +49 711 3409-0
E-Mail: pilz.gmbh@pilz.de