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Overview of the news

26 Mar 2020

Pilz UK Remains Open & Operational

We're strongest together - Pilz UK are here for you to ensure your continued operation

Pilz UK Remains Open & Operational
Corona crisis

19 Mar 2020

Corona crisis: Safety of customers, employees and the supply chain are the highest priority

The safety of employees, customers and the supply chain are of highest priority in the current situation. Business travels of Pilz employees are cancelled, however, customer care is guaranteed via telephone and videoconferences and by our Customer Support. As a precautionary measure we cancelled all the training by Pilz Academy until end of April 2020. We currently check the participation in various exhibitions. The supply chain is solid, our customers are supplied at the best possible rate.

Corona crisis
Pilz UK Machinery Safety webinars

18 Mar 2020

Pilz Launches Dedicated Machinery Safety Webinar Channel

Pilz Automation Technology have launched a dedicated webinar channel, which plays host to a collection of previously broadcast Machinery Safety presentations.

Brush up on your machinery safety knowledge with our free webinars
Machine safety training

11 Mar 2020

Further Your Machine Safety Expertise with Training from Pilz UK

Our courses are now CPD accredited - expand your machine safety expertise with training from the machine safety experts.

Pilz UK 2020 Training Schedule
Earn CPD Points with Pilz UK

5 Mar 2020

Pilz UK Courses Gain CPD Accreditation

A majority of the machine safety training courses run by Pilz UK are now CPD-accredited.

Earn CPD Points with Pilz UK
New concept on fault tolerance in machinery safety

2 Mar 2020

Fault tolerance in safety systems

New concept on fault tolerance in machinery safety developed in ZVEI with the collaboration of Pilz, now available to download free of charge as a white paper.

New concept on fault tolerance in machinery safety
The Health & Safety Event 2020

21 Feb 2020

Pilz to Present at, Exhibit in & Sponsor Health & Safety Event 2020

Running from 28th - 30th April at the NEC, The Health & Safety Event is the UK's largest gathering of anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace. Pilz will be exhibiting, presenting three different machine safety seminars across the whole event and also be sponsoring the Machinery Safety Zone, which is new for 2020.

Register for your free ticket today...
Federal Cross of Merit

4 Feb 2020

Renate Pilz was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

Last week Renate Pilz was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit for her outstanding entrepreneurial and social commitment. Many congratulations!

Federal Cross of Merit
Free webinars from Pilz

3 Jan 2020

How to Create a Safe Human-Robot Workspace

There is no such thing as a safe robot - only safe robot applications. Our machinery safety expert David Collier joined Controls, Drives & Automation editor Charlotte Stonestreet to discuss this very subject - and the recording is available now!

How to Create a Safe Human-Robot Workspace
Herbst Maschinentechnik GmbH

11 Oct 2019

PSENmlock keeps the flaps closed

Some fundamental framework conditions had changed shortly before the delivery date, so the safety concept for a horizontal mixer had to be adapted as quickly as possible. Within a few days, Pilz worked with special purpose machinery manufacturer Herbst to incorporate the safety gate system PSENmlock, which meets the new requirements.

Safe guard locking with PSENmlock
How can you protect your machine from IT attacks?

11 Oct 2019

At SPS - Smart Production Solutions on 26.11.-28.11. - you can find out how to protect your machines from IT attacks.

Safety plays an increasingly important role in mechanical engineering. Protecting people from hazardous machine processes is the number one priority. However, it’s important not to forget to protect plant and machinery from unauthorised persons!

How can you protect your machine from IT attacks?
PNOZmulti Configurator Software Version 10.11

8 Oct 2019

PNOZmulti Configurator Software Version 10.11

New: PNOZmulti Configurator Software Version 10.11. Configure a secure network between PNOZmulti 2 base units and the safe motion solution PMCprotego DS via real-time Ethernet SafetyNET p RTFL.

PNOZmulti Configurator Software Version 10.11
Where are harmonised standards published?

7 Oct 2019

Where are harmonised standards published?

New procedure established for publishing harmonised standards in the Official Journal of the European Union. On 18.3.2019, the EU Commission published the Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/436 in the EU Official Journal, outlining the changes to the list of harmonised standards for machines with regard to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.

Where are harmonised standards published?
HoLLiE’s Patisserie

2 Oct 2019

Service robotics modules for use in industrial and non-industrial environments

Pilz's service robotics modules provide an easy start to robotics. So you can custom-build your own individual robot application, based on the user’s requirements. Open interfaces such as ROS and CANopen ensure optimum compatibility.

HoLLiE’s Patisserie
The new standard ISO 20607

1 Oct 2019

ISO 20607 – Standard for instruction handbooks published

The new standard ISO 20607 has been published as an international ISO standard and is now available to purchase via the ISO webstore.

The new standard ISO 20607
Pilz is a partner in the Rossini project

18 Sep 2019

Pilz is a partner in the Rossini project

Pilz is a partner in Rossini, a project intended to optimise and disseminate HRC applications. A total of 13 companies from 7 countries are supporting the plan to reconcile theory and practice in the cooperation between human and machine. Pilz primarily looks after the fields of robotic manipulators and sensor development.

Pilz is a partner in the Rossini project
The new PSENopt II post protectors

12 Sep 2019

The new PSENopt II post protectors

With the new post protectors PSENopt II protective column you can provide your light curtain with optimum protection against damage, from collisions for example.

The new PSENopt II post protectors
Customer magazine Mensch und Automation

11 Sep 2019

The new customer magazine “Mensch und Automation” is online

What opportunities does connectivity create for the factory of the future and how can common standards lead to more efficient production processes? Read more about this in the current issue of the Pilz customer magazine!

Read more here!
Version 1.8. of PASvisu

6 Sep 2019

From Version 1.8. of PASvisu, data from several sources can be visualised in a PASvisu project.

From Version 1.8. of PASvisu, data from several sources can be visualised in a PASvisu project. You can display data from different controllers or automation systems, such as PNOZmulti 2 and PSS 4000 projects, together in one visualisation project. Including diagnostic option.

Version 1.8. of PASvisu
Security standard IEC 62443

6 Sep 2019

Industrial Security with the IEC 62443 series of standards

Plant operators or device manufacturers who want to protect their employees from machine hazards and their machines from manipulation by unauthorised persons and hacker attacks should get to grips with the IEC 62443 series of standards.

Security standard IEC 62443
Safety and automation for the Zugspitze cable car

30 Aug 2019

Safety and automation for the Zugspitze cable car

For safe operation of the new “Zugspitze cable car”, the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group and Bavarian Zugspitzbahn cable car relied on the automation system PSS 4000 from Pilz. In particular, PSS 4000 ensures safe control and communication between the overall system and the subsystems, such as the drive controller, remote monitoring system or visualisation.

Safety and automation for the Zugspitze cable car
Pilz PSIRT

30 Aug 2019

Pilz PSIRT contact for security problems

As a specialist for safety, we invest not only in functional safety but also in IT security for plant and machinery. We can also provide support for security problems. Find out more!

The Pilz PSIRT
The new Pilz System Partner Programme

30 Aug 2019

The new Pilz System Partner Programme

We're launching the new Pilz System Partner Programme! Certified companies are now offering safe automation technology all over the world. System partners are independent from Pilz. They provide direct, local support to machine manufacturers or operators with the implementation of automation projects, starting with product selection and progressing to system implementation and validation of machinery. Thanks to close, long-term collaboration they are well acquainted with our products and systems – that’s something our customers can rely on!

The new Pilz System Partner Programme
Industrial Security in the workplace

16 Aug 2019

7 rules for greater security in the workplace

The more a company is involved in security as a topic, the higher the overall protection. We will name 7 rules you should respect in the workplace.

Industrial Security in the workplace
Industrial Security

8 Aug 2019

Security in the industrial environment

Want to deal with Industrial Security, but don’t know exactly how? We provide the most important information on industrial security.

Security in the industrial environment
Safe radar system LBK System

6 Aug 2019

Protection zone monitoring with radar technology

With the world’s first safe complete solution for protection zone monitoring based on radar technology, Pilz is expanding its portfolio in the field of safe sensor technology. Find out more now!

Safe radar system LBK System
See for yourself now!

22 Jul 2019

Available now: Safe voltage monitor PNOZ s60

Benefit from risk-free plant maintenance! With the new voltage monitor PNOZ s60 you can safely monitor the de-energised state of machinery in accordance with the requirements of UL6420. The voltage monitor PNOZ s60 also provides the opportunity to monitor two different voltage threshold values. See for yourself now!

See for yourself now!
Collision measurement set PRMS

3 Jun 2019

Standard-compliant HRC with the collision measurement set PRMS

Is your human-robot collaboration (HRC) safe and does it meet all the required technical specifications? Simply run a check with our collision measurement set PRMS for standard-compliant HRC, recording force and pressure. How does it work and what benefits can you expect? Our expert for Consulting Services Robot Safety explains all in the video.

PRMS in action!
Operating mode selector switch PITmode

28 May 2019

Operating mode selection and access permission system PITmode now available in two new versions

With the new PITmode fusion and PITreader we are offering a modular system for safe operating mode selection and regulation of access permissions for your plant and machinery. So safety and security functions are combined in one system.

Operating mode selector switch PITmode
Safe procedures with safety light curtains PSENopt II

28 May 2019

Why SRW relies on the safety light curtains PSENopt II?

This is how to use our safety light curtains PSENopt II as the ideal safety solution for your robot applications.

Find out more about using PSENopt II
Present status of DIN EN ISO 20607

28 May 2019

What is the present status of the new DIN EN ISO 20607?

The new principles for design for instruction handbooks of plant and machinery will soon apply. Here you can find out why you should already be taking this into account!

Find out about DIN EN ISO 20607 now
Are you familiar with the safe small controllers PNOZmulti 2?

16 May 2019

Everything you need to know about the configurable, multi-talented small controllers PNOZmulti 2 - at a glance!

You’ll get a compact, at-a-glance overview of the configurable, multi-talented PNOZmulti 2, the safe small controllers for safe plant or machinery!

Are you familiar with the safe small controllers PNOZmulti 2?
CE marking

15 May 2019

Planned revision of the Machinery Directive – schedule published

The Machinery Directive is to be revised. The objective is to increase safety and to take account of technical developments form the field of digitisation. Find out more now!

Planned revision of the Machinery Directive
Pilz House Corby, Northants

28 Mar 2019

We're hiring! Join the Pilz UK team

We're looking to grow the team here at Pilz UK and have a few opportunities over on our career board. Interested in joining a company that's experiencing sustained growth? Click below!

Pilz UK Career Board
Innovations

27 Mar 2019

Hannover Messe 2019: Innovations for automation of the smart factory

Discover our trends and innovations for the smart factory of the future from 1. to 5. April 2019 in Hannover! On Stand D17 in Hall 9, Pilz will be presenting innovations from the areas of operating and monitoring, safe sensor technology, I/O systems and services.

Discover innovations at the Hannover Messe 2019 now!
International compliance USA

19 Mar 2019

"Green card" for your machine in the USA

Do you want to import machines into the USA or commission them there and require support for compliance with the applicable requirements? Pilz can help you work towards US compliance for your machinery. Find out more now!

International compliance - USA
Remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 with I/O Link Master module

13 Mar 2019

Remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 now with new I/O Link Master module

The new IO Link Master module for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 is now available. This enables you to connect IO Link devices quickly and easily to the system. Find out more about the application options and benefits!

I/O Link Master Module for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2
Control engineering

5 Mar 2019

Product selection guide for safe control technology from Pilz

With the control technology from Pilz, your automated plants become safer! With our product selection guide you find the suitable solution for your requirements in only a few steps. Whether PNOZ safety relay, PNOZmulti small control systems or the PLC control systems PSSuniversal PLC: Trust the safe control technology from Pilz. We have the right solution for every requirement!

Product selection guide for safe control technology
Human and robot

21 Feb 2019

Human-robot collaboration: You can touch!

Thanks to safety technology from Pilz, man and robot can work hand in hand without any worries, without a safety fence in sight! You can definitely touch!

Human-robot collaboration
G Series connection with SDD

14 Feb 2019

Fewer service operations and increased plant availability thanks to Safety Device Diagnostics

Intelligent, networked production processes can significantly increase productivity. However, this is only possible if a wide variety of data is available. Safety Device Diagnostics can provide support. Our diagnostic solution supplies detailed diagnostic data.

Safety Device Diagnostics
Smart Factory KL

7 Feb 2019

Is smarter automatically safer?

Industrie 4.0 will have an impact on “safe automation”. If production workflows are becoming more flexible and plant and machine components more autonomous, then safety also needs to be re-assessed!

Impact of Industrie 4.0
Optoelectronic sensor: PSENscan

5 Feb 2019

Are you familiar with the new versions of the safety laser scanner PSENscan?

The safety laser scanners PSENscan are now available as light, master and slave versions. Learn more about the various application options and benefits!

New versions of the safety laser scanner PSENscan
Automation system PSS 4000-R with M12 interface

1 Feb 2019

Automation system PSS 4000-R now with M12 interface for railway applications

The existing head modules with RJ45 interface are now also available with M12 interface. Assemble your automation system to suit your individual needs – find out more now!

Automation system PSS 4000-R with M12 interface
100 places

28 Jan 2019

Pilz is one of 100 places for Industrie 4.0!

The Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg designated Pilz as one of the "100 places for Industrie 4.0 in Baden-Württemberg". Find out more now!

Pilz is one of 100 places for Industrie 4.0!
Success through further training in the field of machinery safety

24 Jan 2019

Extended training offer for 2019, available globally now!

Broaden your education on all aspects of machinery safety and automation! We will provide support with our internationally coordinated and globally standardised training programme. Benefit from our network of experts, spread widely on all 5 continents. Find out more now!

Register now for training in 2019!
Pilz Education Systems

14 Jan 2019

Fast learning process in mechanical engineering: See the Pilz Education Systems Sets for yourself!

You can now use the practical sets of the training systems Pilz Education Systems PES in internal training and advancement of your trainees, apprentices and students. Find out more now!

Pilz Education Systems Sets
Robotics at Pilz

10 Jan 2019

Robotics – "Technical Report ISO/TR 20218-1:2018" published

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published the "Technical Report ISO/TR 20218-1:2018, Robotics - Safety design for industrial robot systems - Part 1: End-effectors“ (in English). The Technical Report is an amendment to the existing ISO 10218-2:2011 for industrial robot systems and integration.

Technical Report ISO/TR 20218-1:2018
CECE – Certified Expert in CE Marking

7 Jan 2019

Highest level of qualification: CECE – Certified Expert in CE Marking

With CECE you achieve the highest possible qualification in the area of CE marking! As part of our qualification program CECE - Certified Expert in CE Marking we provide you with comprehensive knowledge of the overall CE marking process for machines. Find out more now!

CECE – Certified Expert in CE Marking
Xactools logo

3 Jan 2019

Powerful controllers for every drive!

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!
New Managing Team Thomas Pilz and Susanne Kunschert

19 Dec 2018

International and versatile: Pilz takes a look back on the year 2018

The generational change in particular shows that Pilz is a versatile company. Susanne Kunschert and Thomas Pilz took over the Management at the beginning of the year, after the parting of Renate Pilz. We look back on a fascinating year!

Pilz takes a look back on the year 2018
Firewall SecurityBridge

17 Dec 2018

Protect virtual access to your machine as well!

The firewall SecurityBridge makes sure that on-site operation is not disturbed by access via the network and that only authorised persons have access to the plant via the network.

Firewall SecurityBridge
Light barriers in semiconductor industry

12 Dec 2018

Light barriers – the ideal partner for safeguarding space-critical applications

You operate machines with an open insertion area and there is not have much room for installing safety sensors? In the last part of our series, we show you how to use slimline light guards to efficiently safeguard machines and plants. Find out more now!

Light barriers in semiconductor industry
At SPS from 26.11. - 28.11. Experience Industrie 4.0 live!

10 Dec 2018

At SPS - Smart Production Solutions from 26.11. - 28.11. Experience Industrie 4.0 live!

All Pilz products are networked in our Smart Factory. From the sensor and drive to the controller and robotics. Come and visit us on our stand in Nuremberg and be inspired for your production!

At SPS from 26.11. - 28.11. Experience Industrie 4.0 live!
Operator terminals PMI 6 primo

4 Dec 2018

Operator terminals PMI 6 primo – With PLC, motion and CNC functionality

The new operator terminals PMI 6 primo have PLC, motion and CNC functionality. Find out more about the operating advantages!

Operator terminals PMI 6 primo
Automation system

3 Dec 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
Motion control systems PMCprimo C2

22 Nov 2018

Motion control systems PMCprimo C2 – now with even higher performance

The powerful motion control systems PMCprimo C2 have PLC, motion control and CNC functionality and they support you when implementing your complete control tasks.

Motion control systems PMCprimo C2
Sensor technology in the smart factory

19 Nov 2018

At SPS - Smart Production Solutions - find out more about Pilz intelligent sensor technology

Guarantee your own free entrance ticket now and come visit us on our stand in Nuremberg from 26.11. - 28.11.19. We will be presenting our new, safe radar system LBK System and will be demonstrating how it can even be used to safeguard applications outdoors.

SPS - Smart Production Solutions
Servo motors PMCtendo SZ

16 Nov 2018

Servo motors PMCtendo SZ now with HIPERFACE DSL(R)

Opt for single-cable technique within the drive technology! The purely digital motor feedback protocol HIPERFACE DSL is now available for the servo motors PMCtendo SZ. It only requires a cable between the frequency converter and motor feedback system. Find out more!

Servo motors PMCtendo SZ now with HIPERFACE DSL(R)
Innovations for the smart factory of the future

14 Nov 2018

SPS IPC Drives 2018: Innovations for the smart factory of the future

Discover trends and innovations for the smart factory of the future! Celebrating the premiere in Nürnberg for the new light curtains PSENopt II for body protection. Also new on the exhibition stand: The Pilz service robotics modules, innovations from the drive technology range and the new qualification as a "CECE – Certified Expert in CE Marking".

SPS IPC Drives 2018: Innovations for the smart factory of the future
PSENscan Configurator

12 Nov 2018

PSENscan Configurator: Simple configuration of your safety laser scanner

Whether you need safeguarding of danger zones or access monitoring: With the safety laser scanner PSENscan you can safety monitor two-dimensional areas. Thanks to PSENscan Configurator you can now set up your safety laser scanner quickly and easily.

PSENscan Configurator – download it now!
PNOZmulti 2

29 Oct 2018

High capability analogue input module for PNOZmulti 2 now available!

The new analogue input module PNOZ m EF 4AI expands the product range of configurable, safe small control systems PNOZmulti 2. It can be used to safely record and monitor any process up to PL e or SIL CL 3. One particular advantage is the separate module program (mIQ) with can be used to make fine-granular adjustments of the value. This ensures faster processing directly in the module, process monitoring is not only safer, but also more exact.

High capability analogue input module for PNOZmulti 2 now available!
Pilz Education Systems

29 Oct 2018

Learn automation technology in practice – with the Pilz training systems!

Pilz Education Systems ensure the greatest practical approach during in-company training when learning safety and automation functions of machines. Learn more about the opportunities for using the training systems!

Pilz Education Systems
Brodbeck logo

22 Oct 2018

What might your reproducible automation solution look like?

The engineering company Brodbeck attaches great importance to safety solutions and components that can be transferred to multiple plants. Be inspired by how your reproducible automation solution can look!

Reproducible automation solutions
Plant and machinery

9 Oct 2018

“Passports” for machinery

Specifications and laws governing safety of plant and machinery differ from country to country. Find out more about which local specifications you need to consider when you export machinery!

International conformity assessment procedure
Analogue input module PNOZ m EF 4AI

4 Oct 2018

Monitor analogue input signals safely with PNOZmulti 2!

The product range for the configurable safe small control systems PNOZmulti 2 has been expanded to include an analogue input module PNOZ m EF 4AI. Monitor your process values up to PL e / SIL CL 3 safely and exactly now!

Safe analogue input module for the small control systems PNOZmulti 2
Service robotics modules

28 Sep 2018

Visit us at SPS in Nuremberg from 26.11. - 28.11.19 and discover more about complete solutions for safe robotics

Come to our stand to find out more about the potential application areas for the new Pilz service robotics modules and the comprehensive services portfolio for robotics!

Visit us at SPS from 26.11. - 28.11.19

21 Sep 2018

Visit Pilz at Robotics & Automation 2018

There are no safe robots, there are only safe robot applications. With this in mind, Pilz - a leading supplier of machinery safety products, consultancy, engineering and training – will be showcasing new technologies and solutions to meet the key requirements of robot safety standards such as EN ISO 10218-2 and ISO/TS 15066.

More
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!
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
Pilz Smart Factory

5 Sep 2018

Visit Pilz at PPMA 2018

Packaging-related processes require a high level of automation and flexibility to be efficient and profitable. With this in mind, we’ll be exhibiting our Pilz Smart Factory at the 2018 PPMA Show, which demonstrates how our products can help you achieve intelligent networking and flexible production in your plant, whilst making sure you always have safety at the forefront......

More Info
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 million passengers are transported safely!

Read more now!
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! Pilz’s 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
Homag logo

17 Jul 2018

Efficient safety management makes lasers safe

High-performance lasers are extremely dangerous. How can plant operators be protected from 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
PUWER compliance ... Pilz has got it covered!

5 Jul 2018

PUWER compliance ... Pilz has got it covered!

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations - PUWER - aim to create a safe working environment for anyone who comes into contact with machinery and work equipment. Compliance with the Regulations is a legal requirement. Pilz Automation Technology has many years of experience in helping companies achieve PUWER compliance for plant and machinery. Along the way, they have developed a comprehensive range of resources and services all designed to make compliance as painless as possible!

PUWER compliance ... Pilz has got it covered!
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

Safety gate monitoring with the modular safety gate system

Our modular safety gate system reliably protects your staff from hazardous machine movements. However, having considered protection for your staff, it's important not to neglect the protection for your machine.

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
CMSE® on the road

7 Jun 2018

CMSE® now available at your premises

Pilz are delighted to announce that it is now possible to run a CMSE® course at your own premises. For more information click the link below.

Find out more here
Free Pilz Webinars

7 May 2018

How well do you know your safe distances?

One of our in-house Machinery Safety experts, David Collier, will be looking at and discussing EN ISO 13855 in our next free webinar on 18th May. We'll summarise how to select safe distances for devices including light curtains, foot mats, two hand controllers, as well as other protective devices in accordance with the Standard.

Registration now open
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
Safeguards for Plant and Machinery

20 Mar 2018

Download your free 'Safeguards for plant and machinery' poster now

Pilz has produced a poster of the guidelines associated with the Machinery Directive, the main legislation governing health and safety requirements for machines across Europe. Available in either print or PDF format, you can download your copy free of charge now.

Safeguards for Plant and Machinery
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!

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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 safe remote control for freight trains: We work with our customers to implement the most varied concepts for safe automation all over 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"
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!
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
Automation Award 2018

21 Nov 2017

Dynamic pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat wins the Automation Award 2018

The dynamic pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat was awarded X. place in the prestigious Automation Award. Find out more now!

Automation Award 2018
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
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 compliance – 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 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

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
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
Update to BS EN ISO 13849-1, third edition 2015 - standard for safety related controls on machines

16 Nov 2016

Update to BS EN ISO 13849-1, third edition 2015 - standard for safety related controls on machines

The latest 2015 edition is now harmonised to the Machinery Directive. David Collier of Pilz UK shares his observations of the impact these changes will have.

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24 Aug 2016

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9 Jul 2016

Warwick Machinery Safety Standards & Technology Seminar

Pilz are holding a free Machinery Safety Standards & Technology seminar on the 9th August, Spaces Available!

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4 Jul 2016

Pilz Machinery Safety Standards & Technology Seminar, Bristol

Pilz is holding a Machinery Safety Standards & Technology Seminar this August in Bristol. Spaces Available!

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7 Jun 2016

CMSE® Course- Additional dates added!

Due to the high volume of bookings for the CMSE® course, we have decided to add an extra date in November!

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31 May 2016

Machinery Safety Standards & Technology Seminar

Pilz are holding a free Machinery Safety Standards & Technology seminar on the 23rd of June at Hethel Engineering Centre, Norwich

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Machinery safety seminar

5 May 2016

F&B Machinery Safety Seminar - Basingstoke

Pilz is holding a free machinery safety seminar in Basingstoke on the 25th May

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31 Mar 2016

Machinery Safety Standards & Technology Seminar in Crewe!

Pilz is holding a Machinery Safety Standards & Technology Seminar this April in Crewe. Spaces Available!

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30 Mar 2016

FREE Machinery Safety Seminar in Glasgow!

Pilz is holding a FREE safety seminar in Glasgow. Spaces available!

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16 Mar 2016

National Apprenticeship Week 2016: Nicole's Story!

Our Apprentice Nicole da Costa recently joined us in February 2016, this is her story!

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1 Mar 2016

Cambridge Food and Beverage Safety Seminar

Pilz is holding a FREE safety seminar this March. Spaces available!

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17 Feb 2016

Training Brochure for 2016 now Available

Our Training Brochure for 2016 is here!

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Pilz Training Courses

12 Feb 2016

Spaces available for Machinery Directive inc CE Marking & PUWER Training Courses

Spaces available for March dates!

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2 Feb 2016

Food and Beverage Safety Seminar

Pilz is holding a FREE safety seminar this February. Spaces available!

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Training News

3 Dec 2015

Discover the Pilz 2016 Training Schedule here!

Pilz are delighted to announce that their 2016 training schedule is now available.

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Pilz UK building

24 Nov 2015

Pilz is currently recruiting!

We currently have two vacancies at our head office in Corby, Northamptonshire: A Systems Engineer and a Safety Consultant.

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Kenilworth Seminar

17 Nov 2015

Pilz’s Machinery Safety Seminar is a success

The one day free seminar, held at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth on November 5th, attracted a fantastic turnout with...

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Different safety functions for different applications on production lines

11 Nov 2015

The application of safe motion standard EN 61800-5-2: Why it’s more than Safe Torque Off

An insight into the application of the safe motion standard EN 61800-5-2.

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Pilz is recruiting

9 Nov 2015

Pilz is Recruiting in Engineering and IT roles

Pilz is looking to fill vacancies for a Systems Engineer & an IT Systems Support & Application Development position

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22 Sep 2015

Difficulty trying to contact us by phone today?

We are currently experiencing problems with our phone lines. If you don't get through to us via phone, please email us at sales@pilz.co.uk

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PITmode

15 Sep 2015

Authorisation concepts in machine automation

In modern automation architectures, the interaction between machinery safety (Safety) and operational security (Security) is increasingly becoming the key...

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10 Sep 2015

Machinery Safety Seminar for the Food & Beverage Industry

Pilz are holding a free machinery safety seminar on the 5th of November for the food, beverage & tobacco industry.

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Group motion monitoring

25 Aug 2015

External safety for motion monitoring

Motion monitoring enables highly efficient machine operation – but standards also demand maximum safety.

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17 Aug 2015

City & Guilds 4 Day Machinery Safety Course in Bath

The popular City & Guilds 4 day machinery safety course is coming to Bath on the 21st to the 24th of Septemeber.

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Pilz PUWER

12 Aug 2015

PUWER Assessments from Pilz

What is PUWER? How can Pilz help? Read on to find out more...

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Robotics person with helmet

6 Aug 2015

Safe human-robot collaboration: from theory to practice

Robot applications play an increasingly important role in the automation of production processes.

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Pilz Job Vacancy

27 Jul 2015

Engineering Manager Job Vacancy

Pilz is recruiting for an Engineering Manager

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Pilz E-Shop

22 Jul 2015

The Pilz E-Shop – More than just online shopping

E-Shops today need to offer more than just a 24 hour shopping portal.

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Pilz machinery safety

8 Jul 2015

Success for Pilz at the CPI Health & Safety Conference

Pilz delivers machinery safety workshop at Confederation of Paper Industries 2015 conference

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Industry 4.0-compatible control systems

2 Jul 2015

Pilz achieves new record values for turnover and number of employees

The Pilz group of companies based in Ostfildern near Stuttgart enjoyed a successful end to the 2014 financial year.

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15 Jun 2015

Health & Safety Week 2015 - Pilz Top Tips

Health & Safety Week 2015 is taking place this week and Pilz would like to share with you, its top safety tip for Friday; Safe Guard Your Machine with Pilz.

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Ross Fenion

3 Jun 2015

Pilz Appoints a New BDM for Motion Control Products

Pilz Automation Ltd has appointed Ross Fenion as the new Business Development Manager for motion control products.

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1000th CMSE

3 Jun 2015

1,000 CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Experts – powered by Pilz

In 2013 Pilz worked with TÜV NORD to develop the international qualification CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert.

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City & Guilds Approved

2 Jun 2015

Pilz C&G Machinery Safety Training Course Goes From Strength to Strength – So Can You!

Pilz UK continue to provide their popular Machinery Safety Course accredited by City & Guilds.

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PNOZmulti Configurable Control Systems

27 Jan 2015

PNOZmulti - Basic Training Course

Gain an overview of the application and program options using the configurable control system PNOZmulti, PNOZ multi 2 and PNOZmulti Mini.

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12 Aug 2014

EN ISO 14119:2013 for interlocking devices associated with guards has arrived and is now harmonised to the Machinery Directive

David Collier from Pilz UK explains the key technical differences between previous standard EN 1088 and EN ISO 14119:2013

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Pilz collaborate with Network Rail to introduce PLCs at level crossings

17 Jul 2014

Pilz collaborate with Network Rail to introduce PLCs at level crossings

Download the presentation made by Pilz and Network Rail at the IET Railway Safety Event about the use of PLCs at level crossings.

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Pilz Uk LinkedIn Company Page

15 Jul 2014

Pilz UK LinkedIn Company Page is Launched

Follow our Company Page on LinkedIn now for the latest news, pictures and videos from Pilz UK!

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Pilz PSS PLC in use in a rail safety application

3 Jul 2014

Pilz to speak about the use of PLCs in rail safety at IET event

David Collier, Business Development Manager will be speaking about the use of PLCs in rail safety cases: MCB-OB level crossing at the IET event

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Pilz Friday Club

4 Jun 2014

Pilz Friday Club - New Dates launched!

Pilz's Friday Club has released a new timetable of free machinery safety taster seminars.

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