Multimedia presentation: Safety over EtherCAT
In the interest of realizing safe data communication over EtherCAT, the Safety over EtherCAT protocol has been disclosed within the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG). Safety over EtherCAT meets the requirements of IEC 61508 SIL 3 and enables the transfer of safe and non-safe information on the same communication system without limitations with regard to transfer speed and cycle time.
Dr. Guido Beckmann, EtherCAT Technology Marketing at Beckhoff, presents characteristics and advantages of the safety solution Safety over EtherCAT in an interactive multimedia presentation.
Further information: www.beckhoff.com/EtherCAT