The Schmersal Group (Hawthorne, NY) announces plans to launch its new safety field box, SFB-PN-IRT-8M12-IOP, onto the market in 2019. The safety field box for PROFINET/PROFIsafe systems is suitable for simple plug and play installation of up to eight safety devices. Thanks to its universal device interface with an 8-pole M12 connector, it can be used to connect a wide variety of safety devices, including:
- Electronic and electro-mechanical safety interlocks.
- Light curtains.
- Operation panels.