Benefits of wireless in automation safety

After years of suspicion, end-users are increasingly recognising the benefits of integrating wireless automation safety technologies to their industrial automation processes. According to Schneider Electric, the benefits of wireless technology in safety applications are numerous. In addition to improving safety of operators, there are also advantages in efficiency, cost, installation time and diagnostics.   Operator […]

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Integrating wireless and functional safety

The growth of wireless applications in industrial automation results from recognised benefits of efficiency and improved operator safety. The move from electro-mechanics to electronics enables them to monitor and control unintended movements of the machine or unexpected changes to the process. Monitoring this functional safety is enhanced by integrating wireless   Functional Safety Functional safety […]

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2.4GHz Resolves reliability of wireless automation

Despite the widespread adoption of wireless for data communications, its use in industrial automation safety related applications has been much slower. According to Schneider Electric, a thorough assessment and proven technology will address the perceived reliability issues. A factory floor provides challenges to wireless automation networking. A range of factors can adversely affect radio transmissions […]

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Wireless Technology – Changing the Face of Safety Applications

  Over the past decade wireless technology has increasingly been used in machine safety applications. Today, wireless solutions adhere to stringent safety standards, and new technologies have overcome challenges that have hindered adoption in the past. Together with ensuring operator safety, wireless remote control systems create significant competitive advantage through increased mobility, reduced installation cost […]

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