Machine & Operator Safety
Aventics publishes machine safety guide R499051208 for pneumatics
May 30, 2016 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
May 30, 2016 – Aventics has published a manual titled “Machine Safety Expertise for Pneumatics” covering topics in the implementation of directives and standards for safety-related pneumatics using examples, circuit diagrams and products.
Protecting people, machines and property is the primary objective of safety-related pneumatic systems and components, says the company. The 48-page guide (product code R499051208) covers topics such as: international directives and standards; hazards versus risks; risk assessment; estimating performance level; implementing safety functions; diagnostic coverage; common causes of failure (CCF); and sample circuits in areas such as fieldbus, air preparation, and safety valves.