Functional safety01 November 2009

ABB has released a technical guide to functional safety, available as a free PDF.

Beyond outlining what the new EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC (which comes into force on 29 December 2009) means for machine builders, it explains how variable speed drives can now be used in safety systems and details how drives can help make machinery more cost-effective and operator-friendly. Email:

Brian Tinham

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