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    Entry type: Manual, Entry ID: 81366718, Entry date: 09/26/2017

    Application Manual - SIRIUS Safety Integrated

    Document: Safety Integrated Application Manual (08/2017, English)
    Type of topic: Fact


    Purpose of the documentation

    This documentation provides an insight into the fundamental safety requirements in the manufacturing industry. Using the SIRIUS Safety Integrated products, the documentation shows you simple example circuits for safety functions from the application areas:

    • Stopping in an emergency
    • Protective door monitoring
    • Speed/standstill monitoring
    • Monitoring of open danger zones
    • Safe operator input
    • Typical combinations of safety functions

    Following the simple example circuits, you will find detailed background information on regulations and standards, as well as the specification and design of safety-related controller parts.

    Target group

    This documentation contains information for the following target groups:

    • Decision makers
    • Technologists
    • Configuration engineers

    Required knowledge

    A general knowledge of the following areas is needed in order to understand this documentation:

    • Low-voltage controls and distribution
    • Digital circuit logic
    • Automation technology

    Warranty and liability


    The application examples are non-binding and do not claim to be complete in terms of configuration and equipment or to take account of any other contingencies. The application examples do not represent specific customer solutions; they are intended only as support for typical tasks. The user has sole responsibility for ensuring correct operation of the products described. These application examples do not exempt the user from their due diligence obligation with regard to application, installation, operation and maintenance. We reserve the right to make changes to these application examples at any time and without prior notice. In the case of deviations between the recommendations in this information and other Siemens publications, such as catalogs, the contents of the other documentation have priority.

    We give no guarantee that the information contained in this document is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.

    We assume no liability, irrespective of the legal basis, for any damage arising from the use of the examples, instructions, programs, configuring and performance data, etc., in this application example.

    This exclusion does not apply in cases of intentional or negligent loss of life, physical injury or damage to health, or any other damage if these are the result of intentional or grossly negligent misconduct.

    Any form of duplication of these application examples or excerpts hereof is not permitted without the express consent of Siemens Industry Sector.


    The following versions of this documentation have been released to date. The changes apply to the previous version:​




    Initial release


    Small editorial improvements, defective Web links repaired


    Integration of additional application examples, content expansions, and corrections


    Supplements and corrections to the contents


    Integration of additional application examples, content expansions, and corrections


    Integration of additional application examples, content expansions, and corrections


    Integration of additional application examples, content expansions, and corrections