Adaptable, Modular Safety Controller

Sept. 1, 2009
The FX3 Flexi Soft modular safety controller is a programmable, expandable safety controller that can be adapted to a variety of safety applications for small to medium-sized machines. 
The controller expands module-by-module (12-144 inputs/outputs), saving space in the control cabinet while optimizing cost and providing flexibility for future expansion. Increased productivity is possible with advanced features such as Fast Shut-Off, EFI (Enhanced Functional Interface) and Network Communications (8 ms). Integration of EFI and all leading network communication (EtherNet/IP, Profibus-DP, Profinet, CANopen, Ethernet TCP/IP, and Modbus TCP) reduces wiring and provides better diagnostics. Hardware and software configuration of the system is done via a function block-based logic editor using drag-and-drop. Up to 255 logic blocks are available.SICK Inc.www.sickusa.com800.325.7425

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