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Safety Finds a Home on the Ethernet Network

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Rob Spiegel
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Safety has come a long way
Rob Spiegel   11/14/2013 3:21:53 PM
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In just a few short years, safety in plants has changed significantly. I just visited the Rockwell Automation Fair where Rockwell Automation was demonstrating a free safety automation building tool:

http://www.rockwellautomation.com/support/configuration.page

taimoortariq
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Control and saftey
taimoortariq   11/16/2013 11:39:45 PM
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Certainly, its very efficient approach to provide control and saftey over the same ethernet network. Manufacturing plants can save up alot of energy by doing so and also increase there production by making the whole system more decenteralized.

far911
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Re: Control and saftey
far911   11/18/2013 4:40:52 AM
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you are right, a better control and more safety will result in a better product and more output with quality with less hassel.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Control and saftey
Rob Spiegel   11/18/2013 4:01:26 PM
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I agree taimoortariq. There is the added benefit in set up, since you don't have to run as many wires.

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