Safety system gains certification

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 @ 05:04 PM gHale


Safety and security services provider, exida, certified Siemens Industry, Inc.’s QUADLOG Fail Safe Communication Gateway Function Blocks as suitable for use in SIL 3 Capable applications per the international functional safety standard, IEC 61508.

Siemens added the specialized function blocks to its 4-mation configuration software. The function blocks allow for the configuration of IEC61508 certified safety critical communications between two QUADLOG controllers via an Ethernet network using the Industrial Ethernet Module (IEM).



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