August 1, 2014 by Mary Del
Aug. 1, 2014 – Omron Automation and Safety’s NX Series Safety Controllers combine automation and safety on the same EtherCAT network in a mixed I/O backplane to promote design flexibility and minimize wiring costs. A single intuitive software programming environment reduces machine and safety design time, while an auto configuration restart function eliminates the need for tools or software to exchange I/O hardware, the company says. These safety controllers are ideally suited for applications such as automotive robotic work cells, larger flexible packaging machines and material handling work cells with multiple access points.
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