OpenSAFETY control panels
By Design Engineering staffAutomation Motion Control Machine Building B&R Automation
B&R control panel allows safe data exchange over the bus system.
B&R introduced a control panel which the company says eliminates the need for hard wiring of E-stop, operating mode and start buttons. Instead, the company’s openSAFETY control panels only require a bus and power connection, allowing systems to be placed where needed without dealing with cable harnesses. The control panels are available in a wide range of configurations can be tailored perfectly to any application. In addition to different display sizes and ratios, it is also possible to choose between various touch technologies. Just as configurable are the number and arrangement of buttons, switches and the E-stop button. The control panels are also available in housings rated up to IP65. B&R also offer customize devices for specific clients and offer solutions for specific industries, such as food and beverages.