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Learn about the evolution of machine safety—from cages and disrupted production to light curtains and continuous production in the age of industry 4.0. Understand the value of functional safety and how safety+productivity practically eliminates traditional machine shutdowns without putting operators at risk.

Topics include:

  • An overview of the safety assessment process
  • SIL, PL and Category: what do they mean?
  • Examples of risk reduction and functional safety

About the Presenter

Chris Radley has over 40 years of experience in the motion control and automation industry as an application engineer, design engineer, field service technician and product line manager. For the last 22 years, Chris has been part of the Kollmorgen technical marketing team, focused on products, markets and applications. He provides expertise for solving application challenges using the products and solutions best suited to each individual customer’s needs.

Machine Safety: Welcome to a New Era of Protection and Productivity, Kollmorgen
Presenter(s): 
Chris Radley, Senior Manager, Global Platform Commercialization