Network Safety Whitepaper
The cornerstone of interoperability is a standard communications protocol. EtherCAT (ECAT) is an example of higher level networking protocols that use a multiple layer protocol model to interwork with...
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When designing a safety solution for a machine or application, a fundamental consideration is whether to implement it as a standalone solution — in which safety devices are wired point-to-point to a safety relay or controller — or a networked one, where safety devices are connected via a fieldbus that uses a communications gateway, a safety CPU, and safety I/O.
Network safety has multiple advantages over standalone safety. First and foremost, it is a highly effective way to mitigate risk. In addition to this, however, network safety becomes a key factor of a high-performing, future-ready manufacturing facility thanks to its ability to improve automation efficiency and boost throughput.
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