Cover DIN EN 61784-3 VDE 0803-500:2017-09

DIN EN 61784-3 VDE 0803-500:2017-09

* German Language Version *

Industrial communication networks – Profiles

Part 3: Functional safety fieldbuses – General rules and profile definitions

(IEC 61784-3:2016); German version EN 61784-3:2016
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2017-09
VDE Art. No.: 0800425


This part of the IEC 61784-3 series explains some common principles than can be used in the transmission of safety-relevant messages among participants within a distributed network using fieldbus technology in accordance with the requirements of IEC 61508 series for functional safety. These principles can be used in various industrial applications such as process control, manufacturing automation and machinery.