Machine Safety Expertise for Pneumatics

June 9, 2016

Aventics has published a manual titled “Machine Safety Expertise for Pneumatics” covering key topics in the implementation of directives and standards for safety-related pneumatics.

Protecting people, machines and property is the primary objective of safety-related pneumatic systems and components. For all production machinery, international standards and regulations define measures to prevent accidents through safe machine design.

Manual covers:

  • international directives and standards
  • hazards vs. risks
  • risk assessment
  • estimating performance levels
  • implementing safety functions
  • diagnostic coverage
  • common causes of failure
  • sample circuits