Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 35444028, Entry date: 08/06/2014
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Consideration of series connection of several EMERGENCY STOP command devices in compliance with IEC 62061

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QUESTION:

If multiple EMERGENCY STOP command devices are electrically connected in series, is each safety-related shutdown via an EMERGENCY STOP command device a single supplementary safety function in compliance with IEC 62061?

 

 

ANSWER:

IEC 62061 – Application explanation:
If several EMERGENCY STOP command devices are electrically connected in series, each safety-related shutdown via an EMERGENCY STOP command device is a single supplementary safety function.

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IEC62061_Info_3_en.pdf ( 35 KB )