Posts Tagged: safety

Safety Discussion

If you are not following some of the discussion groups on LinkedIn, you are missing out on some excellent advice. One in the Automation & Control Engineering group posed the question “Is Modbus suitable for emergency shutdown?” The short answer… Read more »

Safety Road Report

We interrupt this series on the General Assembly Meeting, to talk about the one-day training classes.  Seems I haven’t had a chance to talk about recent PROFINET classes in San Jose and Kansas City and I’m headed out to Cleveland… Read more »

SPS Report 4: PROFIsafe

I do not understand the slow acceptance of functional safety over the bus in North America.  PROFIsafe has been around for more than 10 years.  It covers functional safety for discrete, process, and motion control applications in the same system. … Read more »