The networking of machines and systems for secure remote maintenance is only the beginning of digitization. New, disruptive business models or even improved maintenance options such as through predictive maintenance are made possible in the first place. At the same time, however, the risk of potential attacks on the networked production environment also increases because the machines and systems are now exposed to the same risks as all other networked IT systems. mdex has therefore specialized in appropriate protective measures:
Thanks to its newly developed Safety Fieldbox, the Schmersal group Now able to offer five different installation solutions for the protection of different machines and plants. This variety of variants has hitherto been a unique selling point in the market.
FMB South Hall 5, Booth B14
With the "MGB2 Modular"Euchner presents the further development of the" Multifunctional Gate Box MGB "as a multi-talent for the protective door: The new system structure consists of the module for guard locking, the plug-in submodules with operating and display functions and a bus module for connection to Profinet / Profisafe.
Occupational safety is a "strategic priority" for the Irish CRH Group, the world's second largest supplier of construction materials. It therefore invests constantly in the expansion and updating of its security systems. The subsidiary CRH Structural Concrete Belgium has opted for integrated solutions from one source for its eleven sites Schmersal group use.
SPS IPC Drives Hall 7A, Booth 330
Since 2013 has Pepperl + Fuchs via a certified Functional Safety Management System and is one of the pioneers of functional safety. The automation specialist recently held a dialogue with its SIL consultants in Mannheim for the tenth time Lead Theme "SIL vs. IT Security" offered.
SPS IPC Drives Hall 9, 460 Stand
The Schmersal group presents its new SFB-PN-IRT-8M12-IOP Safety Fieldbox, which 2019 will launch on the market. The safe field box for Profinet / Profisafe systems is suitable for the simple plug-and-play installation of up to eight safety relays.