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16 Sept 2021

Customer reference Vaillant with the safety light curtain PSENopt II

54 plants are to be modernised, to upgrade Vaillant’s production of hot water storage cylinders to state-of-the-art electrical and safety technology. The safety design for cylinder production was to incorporate a barrier-free solution for two older production lines, combining safety with efficiency. The loading and unloading area presented a challenge, as it was to be free of any disruptive structures.

Customer reference Vaillant with the safety light curtain PSENopt II
Customer magazine Mensch und Automation

16 Sept 2021

The new customer magazine "Mensch and Automation" is online

Traffic is increasing more and more, this does not only apply to the morning rush hour, when the Corona home office regulation is no longer in force, it applies equally to the factory halls. Here, people and driverless transport vehicles are increasingly cavorting in a confined space. How Pilz ensures safety here you can read in the current issue of our customer magazine "Mensch und Automation".

Read more here!

15 Sept 2021

Come and Visit Us at Robotics & Automation 2021!

There are no safe robots, only safe robot applications. With this in mind, Pilz will be showcasing tailor-made solutions to meet the key requirements of robot safety standards such as EN ISO 10218-2 and ISO/TS 15066. We'll also be presenting 'How to Make a Robot Application Safe' as part of the seminar programme.

Register for a free ticket to the show now...
The world's first UL-certified Type 3 safety light curtain PSENopt II

13 Sept 2021

'The world's first UL-certified Type 3 safety light curtain PSENopt II

Ready to use in USA and Canada, and anywhere else that robust safety is required!

Enjoy the benefits now!
CE Marking webinar

8 Sept 2021

Register for our free CE/UKCA Marking webinar!

Pilz Automation Technology are continuing their series of free Machinery Safety webinars throughout 2021. Our CE & UKCA Marking webinar will be looking at both processes and discussing who has duties to comply.

Register for our CE & UKCA Marking Webinar Here
More information

1 Sept 2021

Safety relays temporarily with a transparent housing

Currently the supply situation for plastics is tight worldwide. To ensure that customers are supplied, some safety relays will be supplied temporarily with a transparent housing.

More information
brexit

26 Aug 2021

Brexit - UKCA mandatory marking for machines postponed

The mandatory UKCA marking for machines will be postponed for one year. It is to apply from 1. January 2023.

All the information on the effects in machinery safety
Logo Bühler Group

26 Aug 2021

Bake delicious wafers safely, all over the world!

According to industry insiders, every second wafer manufactured industrially worldwide is baked using a Franz Haas wafer machine from Bühler. As a result, all customised plants must be highly flexible and, above all, meet all country-specific safety standards. That’s why the Austrian wafer machine specialist relies on the burner version of the configurable safe small controller PNOZmulti 2 to safely control and monitor its ovens

Customer reference for the safe, total burner control solution at Bühler Group with PNOZmulti 2
Pilz Care

25 Aug 2021

Pilz Care: Individual product support now as an inclusive service

Book your Pilz Care package now – including a contingent of support services from our experienced safety engineers! You’ll receive technical support for your plant and machinery, without complicated commissioning or taking internal ordering processes into account for each individual case. So particularly when there’s a short term need, you can simply call up pre-booked remote or on-site support.

Pilz Care in detail
Logo Micado

19 Aug 2021

Custom-fit safety for prototypes!

Micado is a supplier of automated solutions focusing on tailor-made, innovative customer applications. That’s why Macado used the new type of modular safety relay myPNOZ for the safety technology on a prototype inline measurement system – even before it was officially launched!

Tailor-made customer solution at Micado with the new type of safety relay myPNOZ
Safe small controllers PNOZmulti Configurator – new functions

17 Aug 2021

Software tool small controllers PNOZmulti Configurator – new version available

In the PNOZmulti Configurator, the hardware selection, configuration of safety functions, documentation and commissioning are performed in one software tool. Find out more now about the new version of the PNOZmulti Configurator!

Safe small controllers PNOZmulti Configurator – new functions
PAS4000 software

12 Aug 2021

New system release for the automation system PSS 4000

New functions are available for the automation system PSS 4000 with system release 1.22: You can now also download projects without the software PAS4000 and use IEC61131 programming with the SFC Editor. Find out more!

New system release for the automation system PSS 4000
Expansion of the mechanical safety gate system PSENmech

10 Aug 2021

Expansion of the mechanical safety gate system PSENmech

Combine the mechanical safety gate system PSENmech with the safety bolt PSENbolt and the result is a complete solution comprising mechanical bolt, handle and safety gate switch.

Expansion of the mechanical safety gate system PSENmech
Safe motion monitoring with the new module PNOZ m EF 1MM2DO

22 Jul 2021

Safe motion monitoring with the small controllers PNOZmulti 2

The safe motion monitoring modules for the configurable controllers PNOZmulti 2 ensure your drives are monitored safely. The PNOZ m EF 1MM2DO module has two safe semiconductor outputs plus a cascading input and output. It can be used to link additional modules and shut them down with a delay if necessary. Cascading and delayed shutdown protect capital goods and machinery.

Further information about the new module
Access permission and operating mode selection

19 Jul 2021

Access permission and operating mode selection - Functions that convince!

Clearly defined responsibilities and clear operation levels help to increase productivity, particularly on complex machines. For example, users are only to be provided with the operator panels and permissions that are actually relevant to them? That and many other functions are part of a modern system for access permission.

Access permission and operating mode selection
Safety laser scanner PSENscan

15 Jul 2021

Ready, set, go: Safety laser scanners PSENscan make mobile applications productive!

Safety laser scanners PSENscan are not only used to safeguard automated guided vehicles (AGV) but also offer many additional benefits in production environments and intralogistics.

Find out more now!

13 Jul 2021

The route to a certified Pilz product

As a developer and manufacturer of safe automation technology, Pilz is legally required to minimise risks when using its products and to focus on the current state of the art. Discover more about the specifications that need to be considered!

The route to a certified Pilz product
CE marking

9 Jul 2021

Machinery Directive – New draft is published for the new EU Machinery Regulation!

The EU Commission has published a draft of the planned new EU Machinery Regulation. Once adopted this is intended to replace the existing Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC needs updating to improve safety levels further, to take more account of security aspects and to stay abreast of technological developments such as Industrie 4.0. A draft of the EU regulation on artificial intelligence was published with the draft of the EU Machinery Regulation. Find out more!

Draft of the new EU Machinery Regulation
New C++ Library

5 Jul 2021

Safety laser scanner PSENscan Standalone C++ Library

PSENscan also supplies data on a UDP network protocol and can be used in ROS environments as well as on Linux or Windows, as with the C++ Library for example.

New C++ Library
German Innovation Award

28 Jun 2021

The modular safety relay myPNOZ - Winner of the German Innovation Award

And the winner is - myPNOZ! The German Innovation Award is the prize that makes innovation visible. The new modular safety relay myPNOZ declared the winner in the "Electronic Technologies" category.

German Innovation Award

25 Jun 2021

What operators must consider with used machinery

What should you look out for with used machinery, to allow you to continue operating it safely? We answer two typical questions for you and illustrate simple implementation options.

Applying used machinery safely
Basis of CE & UKCA Marking Training Course - Now Available Online

22 Jun 2021

Basis of CE & UKCA Marking Training Course - Now Available Online

We've updated one of our well-established courses, Basis of CE Marking, to include elements with a focus on UKCA marking - and the training is now available online. The updated course, now called ‘Basis of CE & UKCA Marking’, aims to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge through step-by-step classroom sessions and practical exercises on a 3D machine model. After the training delegates should be able to assess the status of their own machines and their conformity with a detailed understanding of the process.

Follow this link to expand your CE & UKCA Marking Knowledge with Pilz...
One system for access permission and operating mode selection

22 Jun 2021

Access permission and operating mode selection - combined in one system

Imagine having one system that clearly controls the access permissions for your machine. One system that allows your employees to avoid errors through clearly controlled permission systems. One system that means no more passwords that are hard to remember or need to be written down. One system that removes the need for countless different keys. One system that also enables safe operating mode selection on your machine.

One system for access permission and operating mode selection
CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert

17 Jun 2021

CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert – now also available as online training

Do something for your career - train to become a qualified safety expert! In five compact modules, this expert-level training gives you an overall view of machinery safety and in-depth knowledge of the whole machine life cycle.

Register now!
New versions of the safety laser scanner PSENscan

15 Jun 2021

New versions of the safety laser scanner PSENscan

The new versions of the safety laser scanner PSENscan enable even greater productivity for safe area monitoring. The labour and costs involved in wiring are significantly reduced thanks to fast, direct evaluation of the encoder inputs in the laser scanner.

New versions of the safety laser scanner PSENscan
HMI software PASvisu

7 Jun 2021

Download it now: New version of the web-based visualisation software PASvisu

You can now incorporate the web-based visualisation software PASvisu quite simply into your existing automation structure and so use almost all standard control systems on the market. Find out more about the expanded functions!

Current version of the HMI software PASvisu available!
Pilz E-Shop

2 Jun 2021

New Pilz E-Shop – reach your goal in just a few clicks

The new Pilz E-Shop convinces with a completely new look and feel. The new design means that finding information and ordering is now simpler and more intuitive. As such the new Pilz E-Shop offers a wholly new user experience. Why not see for yourself!

To the Pilz E-Shop
SecurityBridge firewall

25 May 2021

SecurityBridge protects industrial automation networks

The SecurityBridge firewall now enables data communication between any other network subscribers outside of the Pilz range. As such it offers comprehensive protection for industrial automation networks. Thanks to authentication and permission management, the SecurityBridge efficiently protects against potential data manipulation and so increases the availability of your plant.

SecurityBridge firewall
EPLAN logo

21 May 2021

Safety relay myPNOZ available in the EPLAN Data Portal & EPLAN eBUILDER

The modular safety relay myPNOZ is now also available in the EPLAN Data Portal. Circuit diagrams for the safety relay myPNOZ can be created quickly and simply using the new tool EPLAN eBUILD. The EPLAN Data Portal also offers access to 1,700 product macros from Pilz.

More about the EPLAN Data Portal

19 May 2021

New: New versions of the safety bolt PSENbolt

New PSENbolt versions are now available in combination with the secure, mechanical safety gate system PSENmech (PSEN me5). Thanks to integrated guard locking they enable an economical safety gate solution for personal and process protection.

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Standard IEC 62061

17 May 2021

Revision of the standard IEC 62061 – A different way to determine the SIL level

The revised standard IEC 62061 was published in February. This standard determines how the required safety integrity level (SIL) is estimated and how to design a SIL system for machinery. Learn more about the changes!

Revision of the standard IEC 62061
PSENmag

12 May 2021

Safety switch PSENmag - With proven long service life!

The B10d value of the safety switches PSENmag in the versions PSEN ma1.4 and PSEN ma1.3 increases from 7 million to 50 million in combination with PNOZmulti 2, PNOZelog or myPNOZ.

PSENmag
Brexit – Effects on machine safety

10 May 2021

Brexit – the latest regulations at a glance!

Since the beginning of 2021, Brexit has been a reality. The biggest changes in the area of machinery safety concern the conformity assessment procedure. Read our compact flyer to find out which Brexit regulations currently apply.

Flyer Brexit
automated vehicles

5 May 2021

New international standards at a glance

All information on new international standards for Automatic Guided (AGV), Autonomous Mobile (AMR) and automated function of manned industrial vehicles can be found here.

Further information

3 May 2021

Revised standard EN/IEC 61496

In the fourth edition of the standard EN/IEC 61496 “Safety of machinery – Electrosensitive protective equipment”, type class 3 has been included for applications up to performance level 4, alongside type classes 2 and 4. The requirements for environmental tests have also been revised and expanded. Two shock classes for stationary use of the ESPE have also been defined under mechanical tests.

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Senoplast logo

28 Apr 2021

Thermoforming within the safe zone

Senoplast Klepsch manufactures plastic semi-finished products for a range of different applications. A core business area for the Austrian company Senoplast Klepsch is the manufacture of co-extruded senosan® plastic sheets and films for thermoforming. For a smooth-running deep drawing process Senoplast Klepsch relies on the safe radar system LBK, which in this case safeguards the production process in an “unorthodox” manner. The focus in production is among other things on quality and safety: the safe radar system was incorporated into the existing controller on the forming machine in order to protect human and machine.

Customer reference, Senoplast Klepsch with the safe radar system LBK
DRA – FAT – SAT Service for machine compliance

26 Apr 2021

One-stop shop: DRA – FAT – SAT Service for machine compliance

Discover how you can meet the different legal requirements of the key phases when designing, manufacturing and supplying machinery.

DRA – FAT – SAT service for machinery compliance
myPNOZ – shop for safety the easy way: online!

22 Apr 2021

The new safety relay myPNOZ – shop for safety the easy way: online!

We’re introducing the B2C sales process to the B2B world! Simply select the required safety functions online, and we’ll put the ideal hardware together.

myPNOZ – shop for safety the easy way: online!
Safety laser scanner PSENscan

22 Apr 2021

Safety laser scanner PSENscan: how area monitoring is actually productive!

Take advantage of productive area monitoring thanks to PSENscan, including in areas with material infeed and in close proximity to multiple laser scanners.

Safety laser scanner PSENscan
Hannover Messe

19 Apr 2021

A look back at the Hannover Messe: Our new products at a glance

Last Friday, this year's Hannover Messe in digital format came to an end. We would like to thank all visitors and co-exhibitors for the exciting days. Did you miss something? No problem - we have summarized all the trade fair highlights and new products for you again here.

Hannover Messe

14 Apr 2021

Press braking made safe, productive and simple!

For years Bystronic has been using the camera-based protection and measurement system PSENvip in conjunction with the automation system PSS4000 to guarantee a safe, efficient bending process. For another solution particularly on shorter length press brakes, the aim was to achieve maximum productivity and maximum safety combined with simple operation.

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How can you protect your machine from threats?

12 Apr 2021

Discover everything about safety & industrial security at the digital Hannover Messe

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! You can discover more about the subject at the digital Hannover Messe.

How can you protect your machine from threats?
Safe and productive press braking due to integrated bending angle measurement

8 Apr 2021

New: Safe and productive press braking due to integrated bending angle measurement

The bending angle measurement module eliminates the need for time-consuming manual angle measurements and expensive displacement measuring systems. This saves you time and money and means less space is required for fitting additional devices.

Safe and productive press braking due to integrated bending angle measurement
PSENmlock door handle module with an integrated actuator and an integrated escape release

24 Mar 2021

NEW: PSENmlock door handle module with an integrated escape release

The PSENmlock door handle module with an integrated actuator and an integrated escape release is available in different versions. You can fit it flexibly on the inside and outside of your safety gate.

PSENmlock door handle module
Control technology leaflet

23 Mar 2021

Control technology leaflet – available now to download!

It’s new and spans 192 pages! Take a look at our control technology leaflet! Then ask us your questions about our safety solutions for your automation - let's be safe together!

Control technology leaflet – available now to download!
Modular safety gate system from Pilz

18 Mar 2021

Discover our complete solution for safety gate guarding and access permission!

With our modular safety gate system, we’re offering you a safety gate solution that’s tailored to your application. Two new components are now available: With the PSENmlock door handle module with integrated actuator and integrated escape release you will have optimum interlocking for accessible gates in conjunction with the safety gate sensor PSENmlock. The new PITgatebox types with integrated access permission system PITreader provide a solution for access control on the safety gate. Find out more now!

Modular safety gate system from Pilz
How to find the right safety relay!

16 Mar 2021

Find the right safety relay

The modular safety relay myPNOZ complements our existing range of safety relays. But when do you use myPNOZ, and when is PNOZsigma the right choice?

How to find the right safety relay!
Poster: Stop manipulation

12 Mar 2021

Stop manipulation poster - EN ISO 14119 correctly implemented

EN ISO 14119 describes the normative basic principles for interlocking devices associated with guards. Our updated poster on stopping manipulation contains everything you need to know in one easy glance.

Protection against manipulation - all the essentials in the poster
Safety in every dimension

8 Mar 2021

Pilz intensifies its cooperation with distributors

Sell safety! That’s the motto for our worldwide network of authorised distributors. Our distributors support and sell the Pilz product and system portfolio, working with us in close cooperation. You too can strengthen your market position and benefit worldwide from the strong Pilz brand!

Find out more now!
UKCA & CE Marking

25 Feb 2021

UKCA & CE Marking Advice Centre

Visit our Advice Centre for current guidance on UKCA / CE Marking. You can also contact us with your questions.

UKCA & CE Marking Guidance
myPNOZ – your modular safety relay

24 Feb 2021

myPNOZ – the new, modular safety relay

Are you looking for a simple solution to monitor multiple safety functions? Then the modular safety relay myPNOZ is ideal for you! Find out the new product’s key benefits here!

myPNOZ – your modular safety relay
PIT Transponder Manager

19 Feb 2021

PIT Transponder Manager: Efficient management for your PITreader transponder keys and user data

Are you tired of having to manage your PITreader transponder keys and user data in manual lists? Then use the new PIT Transponder Manager from Pilz. See the benefits for yourself! The PIT Transponder Manager is available now for you to download.

Download PIT Transponder Manager now!
Pilz UK Machinery Safety webinars

17 Feb 2021

Pilz UK Continuing Free Webinars

Pilz Automation Technology are continuing their series of free Machinery Safety webinars throughout 2021, with some new additions to the series.

Brush up on your machinery safety knowledge with our free webinars
Machinery Directive poster: Compact guide through the standards

1 Feb 2021

Machinery Directive – Compact guide through the standards

The Machinery Directive applies in Europe. Our poster offers you a guide through the plethora of associated, harmonised A, B and C standards.

Download current poster on the Machinery Directive!
PNOZ m B1 Burner

25 Jan 2021

Safe furnace with multifunctional small controller

The safe small controller PNOZmulti 2 controls and monitors furnaces. There’s a specific base unit for this purpose, plus a specific software block for configuration. This enables users to easily configure a large number of burner applications. Further information is available in the flyer for the PNOZmulti 2 Burner!

Safe furnace with multifunctional small controller
Launch event in your office!

20 Jan 2021

Sign up for the digital launch event now

We’ll present our new safety relay innovation on 3 February 2021. Sign up free of charge and let yourself be carried away into the digital world of our new product.

Launch event in your office!
Magic application for light curtains with the Ehrlich Brothers

11 Jan 2021

Magic application for light curtain – Clear the stage!

The Ehrlich Brothers regularly captivate their audience with mesmerising illusions in their shows. The interaction between magic and technology must operate smoothly and safely in all processes without exception. Flexible Type 3 light curtains PSENopt II from Pilz direct the technology in the action area to ensure the moving camera at the edge of the stage is monitored safely.

Magic application for light curtains with the Ehrlich Brothers

7 Jan 2021

Pilz UK Remains Open & Operational

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

Pilz UK Statement - 2021 Lockdown
Machine safety training

4 Jan 2021

Machine Safety Training with Pilz UK Remains Available

Our purpose-built training facility remains open, with added Covid procedures

Safety Measures - Training at Pilz HQ
Pilz Christmas Tree

17 Dec 2020

Merry Christmas from Pilz UK

As the end of 2020 approaches, we at Pilz UK want to wish you a Merry Christmas

Pilz UK Christmas Message
Logo VT AG

15 Dec 2020

Generic controller for various types of points

The Swiss company VT Verkehrs- und Industrietechnik AG (VT AG), experts in track and points construction, were faced with the task of modernising the central control and monitoring system for eight points of varying types. They worked with Pilz to develop a generic solution based on the automation system PSS 4000-R for railway applications. The result is a centralised controller for all types of points.

Travel safely with the PSS 4000-R
Training from Pilz

4 Dec 2020

Pilz expands its training programme – continuing training now online!

For 2021 we have once again expanded our training portfolio: In addition to our new courses we also offer our most popular training courses covering all aspects of machinery safety, including online training.

Find out more about the 2021 training programme!
Marelec logo

16 Nov 2020

Food portioning in accordance with PL e

The Belgian machine builder Marelec develops machinery for portioning processes, in which meat or fish is sliced into portions of an exact, specified weight. These machines from the “Portio” series have a minimum of 17 cutting movements per second. To ensure they are not only highly productive but also safe, Pilz developed an appropriate safety concept to Performance Level PL e.

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Our new cooperation partner

12 Nov 2020

Scholl is our new system partner

Scholl Energie- und Steuerungstechnik GmbH is a new member of the Pilz System Partner Programme. As a certified partner, not only can the company offer the Pilz product portfolio but it can also call on our considerable expertise in the field of safe automation.

Our new cooperation partner
Business meeting

11 Nov 2020

Safety for Railway 4.0

With digitised and automated processes, punctuality and reliability of the rail transport can be increased. With our expertise we can provide support en route to Railway 4.0. Here you can read how to use our solution for reliable, remote monitoring of trains.

Our success stories - read now!
SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST

9 Nov 2020

Meet Pilz on a virtual exhibition stand at SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST!

SPS Automation Middle East will also be exclusively digital this year. Interested parties can visit Pilz on a virtual exhibition stand in Dubai from 18-19 November 2020. Visit us online and learn about innovative solutions for your automation tasks!

Meet Pilz on a virtual exhibition stand at SPS Automation MIDDLE EAST!
Machinery safety

5 Nov 2020

Operators must bear these in mind when CE marking older machinery

We've prepared a concise summary of three frequently asked questions about the safe operation of old machinery.

CE marking of older machinery

3 Nov 2020

Become a Pilz system partner!

Pilz system partners are system integrators, who develop holistic solutions for our mutual customers, so that machinery is manufactured and operated safely – regionally and internationally. Discover everything about our programme and how you too can become a Pilz System Partner!

Find out more now!

28 Oct 2020

Collision measurement set PRMS validates transient impact

The collision measurement set PRMS is used to validate human-robot applications by determining the force and pressure arising from a potential collision. That way it is possible to simulate transient impact.

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26 Oct 2020

Greater efficiency for the tortilla chip production line

The Belgian snack food manufacturer Poco Loco – one of the market leaders in Tex Mex products – decided to modernise its plants to increase the efficiency of its production lines and thereby optimise its processes. The configurable small controller PNOZmulti 2 and corresponding software tool PNOZmulti Configurator is as an efficient and safe solution at Poco Loco.

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Connection technology for greater safety and flexibility!

21 Oct 2020

Pilz connection technology for greater safety and flexibility!

Alongside a wide range of Pilz products we now offer suitable accessories to match your needs. You’ll now find our full range of accessories quickly and easily in a central overview.

Pilz connection technology at a glance
Diagnostic and visualisation panels PMIvisu v8

15 Oct 2020

PMIvisu v8 – HMI panels with visualisation software

We are expanding our comprehensive range of HMI solutions with two more high-performance visualisation panels: PMIvisu v807 and v812. Benefit from a solution package consisting of high-quality, robust HMI panels with the pre-installed visualisation software PASvisu.

Diagnostic and visualisation panels PMIvisu v8
Safety for Railway 4.0

14 Oct 2020

Safety for Railway 4.0

With digitised and automated processes, punctuality and reliability of the rail transport can be increased. With our expertise we can provide support en route to Railway 4.0. Here you can read how to use our solution for reliable, remote monitoring of trains.

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Pushbutton unit PITgatebox with PITreader

13 Oct 2020

Pushbutton unit PITgatebox with PITreader - control unit with access permission system

Using individual RFID keys, staff can authenticate themselves via the PITgatebox with integrated PITreader. This guarantees that only authorised staff have access to the plant and can implement commands such as activate, stop or reset the machine.

Pushbutton unit PITgatebox with PITreader
New standard series EN ISO 16092

7 Oct 2020

New standard series EN ISO 16092 for press safety!

The new standard series EN ISO 16092 for press safety replaces EN 692, EN 693 and EN 13736. The transition period ends in September 2021 for EN 692 and EN 13736 and in March 2021 for EN 693.

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Digitisation for railway technology

9 Sept 2020

Digitisation for railway technology - Get on track for Rail 4.0

Digitisation of the railway industry keeps advancing. That’s why we too have improved our digital web presence: Come on board into our virtual world of rail transport! An interactive graphic on our website provides information on our railway automation solutions. You’ll also discover the projects we’ve already implemented and what our current customers are saying about us.

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Cybersecurity standard IEC 62443-4-1

3 Sept 2020

Safety Starts with Development - Technical Article

As the level of networking in industry rises, so too does system vulnerability. Read our technical article as we outline how cybersecurity standards can be met by considering a particular design standard from the outset.

Read our technical article here
Earn CPD Points with Pilz UK

27 Aug 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
Manipulator module PRBT 6 from Pilz

19 Aug 2020

Service robotics modules obtain cleanroom certification in accordance with EN ISO 14644

The manipulator module PRBT 6 from Pilz was tested for ISO 3 and found to be good for work within a cleanroom.

Cleanroom certification in accordance with EN ISO 14644
PSENscan now with ROS package

11 Aug 2020

Safety laser scanner PSENscan now with ROS package

Thanks to the ROS (Robot Operating System) package from the Open Source Framework, PSENscan can now be used not just for safe, productive area monitoring but also for navigating automated guided vehicles (AGV).

PSENscan now with ROS package
CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert

14 Jul 2020

Global community of CMSEs – Certified Machinery Safety Experts grows to 6,000 members

There are now over 6,000 people worldwide with a CMSE qualification. You too can become part of this great international community of experts and acquire a 360° overview of machinery safety in just four days!

CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert
Extended application range for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2

6 Jul 2020

Extended application range for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2

New electronic modules with analogue inputs and outputs for voltage and current signals are available for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2.

Extended application range for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2
Germany's most innovative companies of 2020

1 Jul 2020

Pilz recognised as one of Germany's most innovative companies of 2020

For the first time this year, Capital magazine worked with data analysts Statista to select the most innovative companies in Germany. And Pilz is one of them!

Germany's most innovative companies of 2020
Pilz product macros in the EPLAN data portal

24 Jun 2020

Pilz product macros in the EPLAN data portal

With immediate effect, our product macros are now in the EPLAN data portal. You can now access a total of 1,700 Pilz macros directly from the EPLAN tool. You’ll find EPLAN macros for products from the areas of sensor, control and drive technology. That means the data is not just available via our website but also directly via the EPLAN data portal.

Pilz product macros in the EPLAN data portal
Travel safely with the PSS 4000-R

2 Jun 2020

Reliable, remote monitoring of railways

The railway station and signal boxes are where all the threads converge: the process must run smoothly so that trains and passengers arrive at their destination safely and on time. To guarantee this, the Swiss railway pioneer Intelis IED worked with Pilz to develop a module for the safe implementation of shunting operations, based on the automation system PSS 4000-R.

Travel safely with the PSS 4000-R
The new, safe incremental encoders PSENenco

7 May 2020

Move safely, stand safely – with the new, safe incremental encoders PSENenco from Pilz

With the new, safe incremental encoders PSENenco from Pilz you can monitor safety functions such as speed, direction, acceleration and standstill.

The new, safe incremental encoders PSENenco
Herbst Maschinentechnik GmbH

5 May 2020

Safety gate solution 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
PSENcode low profile actuator

21 Apr 2020

PSENcode low profile actuator: The world’s lowest profile actuator

Are you familiar with the new version of the coded, non-contact safety switch PSENcode? With PSENcode low profile actuator we can provide you with the world’s lowest profile actuator. Find out more now!

PSENcode low profile actuator
Renate Pilz awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

4 Feb 2020

Renate Pilz awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

On 23 January 2020 Renate Pilz was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit for her outstanding entrepreneurial and social commitment. Our heartfelt congratulations on this award!

Renate Pilz awarded the 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
Logo ACMI S.p.A.

9 Oct 2019

Avoiding risks during bottle filling

There are many individual steps behind the bottling of mineral water. To determine which risks are possible when operating the plant and which protective measures are necessary, ACMI, manufacturer of complete end-of-line systems and packaging machinery, consulted with its long-standing partner Pilz.

Risk assessment for packaging machines
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?
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 Sept 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
Trainer/Consultant Vacancy

9 Sept 2019

We're hiring! Join the Pilz UK team

We're on the lookout for a Trainer/Consultant. Interested? Click the link below for more info.

Job Specification
Security standard IEC 62443

6 Sept 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
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
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
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
Industrial security

23 Aug 2019

6 strategies for greater security in your production

Industrial security constantly needs to adapt to new circumstances, so any measures against cyber threats must be updated continuously. The responsibility for this lies primarily with plant operators. To them, industrial security means protection for their production plants and therefore their investments. The following strategies help you implement industrial security in your company.

Industrial security
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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 CE marking! As part of our training program CECE - Certified Expert in CE Marking we provide you with comprehensive knowledge of the whole 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!
Light barriers in the semiconductor industry

12 Dec 2018

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

Do you operate machines with an open intervention area and have little space for fitting safety sensors? In the last part of our series, we show you how you can effectively safeguard machines and installations with narrow light curtains. Find out more now!

Light barriers in the 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)
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!
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
Service robotics modules

28 Sept 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 Sept 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.

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Robotics at Pilz

11 Sept 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 Sept 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......

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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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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!

To download

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
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"
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
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 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 protective devices for area guarding if people have to frequently enter danger zones or material needs to be fed 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 sensors
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 Sept 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 Sept 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
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
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!

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
Industrial PI

13 Apr 2017

Industrial PI – IIoT-Gateway for your Smart Factory

Simple implementation of your digitisation projects with Industrial PI. Industrial PI helps you to develop your business into a Smart Factory.

Industrial PI – the convertible industrial PC for your Smart Factory

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

31 Mar 2017

Pilz UK Machine Safety Workshops

Machine Safety Workshops - A nationwide tour of workshops with an informative morning of presentations, followed by an afternoon of practical problem-solving workshops.

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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
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
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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21 Sept 2016

Nicole's Apprenticeship- 6 Month Update

Find out what our Apprentice Nicole da Costa has been up to.

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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 Sept 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 Sept 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 Sept 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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PAScal Safety Calculator Course

30 Jul 2014

Using PAScal Safety calculator Software Course

Develop a practical understanding of the use of PAScal software to design, evaluate and verify safety functions on machines.

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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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Contact

Pilz Automation Ltd
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Corby, Northants, NN18 8TJ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1536 460766
E-Mail: sales@pilz.co.uk

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