Top 10 things to know when selecting a programmable safety controller

Safety is the most important aspect in keeping your facility running smoothly. When designing, redesigning or repairing a piece of machinery or automated system, it is important to always use the most advanced and proven safety features and select a programmable safety controller to monitor all of your devices. But which do you choose? What do you consider? What should you know?

Our featured vendor, Omron, put together this informative and convenient checklist for choosing a programmable safety controller.

Here are the top 10 things to consider when reviewing your options:

• Number of I/O
• Safety I/O Connectivity
• Standard I/O
• Speed
• Monitoring
• Access to Status Data
• Panel Space
• Complexity
• Programming Style
• Scalability

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