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Drive-Based Integrated Safety - February 2011

John Krasnokutsky

The article "Drive-Based Integrated Safety" appeared in the February 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
While safety functions have been integrated into drives packages for some years now, the current trends are very exciting, from many angles. Today, a full complement of safety functions can be implemented at the front-end of a system design on all types of production machines, including printing, packaging, converting, materials handling and other equipment used throughout American industry.

Keywords
motors, drives, safety, Siemens

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