Pilz is a leading, innovative automation technology company. As experts in the safety of human, machine and the environment, Pilz provides worldwide, customer-oriented solutions for all industries. This includes innovative products in the area of sensor, control and drive technology. Our training, consultancy and engineering team provides professional services for Machinery Safety.
Pilz Automation Technology develops, manufactures and supplies process and automation control products for use wherever there is a requirement to ensure the safety of plant, personnel or the environment.
Included in the range are: PNOZ safety relays; PNOZmulti and PNOZmulti mini configurable safety controllers; PSS programmable safety systems (safety PLCs) for use with or without the SafetyNETp safe ethernet-based industrial fieldbus networks; PDP67 and PSS67 distributed safety I/O systems; PSENmech mechanically actuated and PSENmag non-contact guard switches; PSENcode RFID coded non-contact switches; PSENopt safety light curtains; PSENsgate and PSENbolt engineered gate access systems; PSENslock coded magnetic locks; PITes emergency stop switches; PMI HMI operator interfaces; PMD control and monitoring relays for non-safety applications; PMC servo motors and servo drives for dynamic safety.
Safety technology is being integrated more closely with standard control in the PSS4000 IEC 61131-1 control system, as well as in servo drives or motion control systems (in accordance with IEC 61800-5-2).
In addition, Pilz provides safety-related services to assist throughout the entire machine safety lifecycle, such as
> Training: City & Guilds & National Skills Academy accredited training on machinery safety, plus specific courses on EN ISO 13849-1 / EN 62061, CE marking, electrical safety to EN 60204-1, safe robotics, safe packaging machines, PUWER, and courses on specific products like PNOZmulti and PSS with attendant software
> International Safety Qualification / Certification: we offer a 4 day training taking a 360° approach to machine safety, the exam is set by TÜV Nord and if passed the delegate can use the letters CMSE ® after their name, making them a Certified Machinery Safety Expert
> Consultancy: Risk assessment, safety concept, plant assessment, PUWER inpsection, inspection of safeguards (accredited by DAkkS as a Type C inspection body), machinery pre-delivery inspection, CE marking
> Engineering: Safety design (writing code, designing systems), implementation (panel build, installation, commissioning), and coverage of all aspects of IEC 61508.
For almost 20 years Pilz has taken a leading role in educating the market with regard to safety legislation.