Safety-Related Interfaces for Position Encoders – a Survey

Konferenz: PCIM Europe 2019 - International Exhibition and Conference for Power Electronics, Intelligent Motion, Renewable Energy and Energy Management
07.05.2019 - 09.05.2019 in Nürnberg, Deutschland

Tagungsband: PCIM Europe 2019

Seiten: 8Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Wilkening, Timo; Krah, Jens Onno (Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany)
Goergen, Holger (SEW-Eurodrive, Bruchsal, Germany)

Various safe motor feedback systems are now available for safety-related applications. These devices are increasingly being connected to the automation drives via safety-related digital interfaces. This article provides an overview of various safe interfaces and pronounces their strengths and weaknesses from an application perspective.