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Light curtains offer increased protection 16 September 2009

Schneider Electric has launched two type 4 light curtains, the XUSLB and the XUSLD. Light curtains work by shielding the equipment with light beams. If one of these beams is broken, any dangerous movement of machine parts stops, protecting personnel while still allowing access to the machines should maintenance need to be carried out....

Extension to machinery directive standard 11 September 2009

The European Commission (EC) has announced that BS EN 954-1 can be used to support compliance to the European Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC for a further three years in spite of the introduction of new replacement standards. However, Schneider Electric is urging machine builders not to delay, but to start conforming to the new standards as soon as possible....

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Trigger action emergency stops must be used 17 June 2009

With the Machine Safety Directive deadline just a matter of months away and the replacement of BS EN 418 by BS EN ISO 13850 Schneider Electric, the global energy management specialist is highlighting the need to use trigger action emergency stops and advising against using inferior products. ...

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HMI starter package 01 May 2009

Schneider Electric is offering customers the chance to benefit from the power of its Magelis graphical HMI in a starter package, which includes more than £400 worth of free software and programming accessories. The package comes complete with everything needed to incorporate it into any automation system. The kit includes a 3.8” colour HMI, Magelis XBTGT1335, which is the most compact, easy to use terminal in the range....

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ATEX safety switches 03 December 2008

Schneider Electric has launched a range of safety switches. The switches are ATEX approved and are available as coded non-contact type (XCSDMC..Ex) or tongue operated type (XCSA/B/C..Ex) for detection of opening guards. Case protection is to IP66 and IP67, and with no mechanical points of entry they are ideal for washdown machinery areas. ...

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IEC honours Peter Still 01 June 2008

The International Electrical Commission (IEC) has honoured Peter Still, Standards Manager, Industrial Systems & Solutions, Schneider Electric Limited, by presenting him with its prestigious IEC 1906 Award. The award, which is named to commemorate the founding of the IEC in 1906, was established to honour IEC technical experts around the world whose work is fundamental to the IEC. The award recognises exceptional and recent achievement related to the activities of the IEC....

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Safely reduce cabling, lower costs and use less panel space 01 May 2008

Schneider Electric has introduced its Preventa XCSDM3 and XCSDM4 Hall Effect non-contact safety switches, from Telemecanique, which have been designed to eliminate the need for an external safety relay to monitor safety circuit input and output integrity....