The certified and tested pneumatic safety valves from Festo (www.festo.com) not only stand alone or are easily fitted in an air preparation module — they can also be integrated into existing as well as new circuits.
Following the growing demand for safety products in the field of pneumatics, the company has provided the perfect solution with the release of these pneumatic safety valves, which ensure that all bases are covered in case of an emergency stop in critical pneumatic safety zone areas.
Featuring a safe exhaust function, Festo’s pneumatic safety valves also provide various possibilities for applications up to category 4 and a fast and reliable venting. Its quick exhaust mechanism allows it to efficiently achieve pressure reduction within the system. The easy to install pneumatic valve also features an exhaust capacity of 6,000 l/min.
The pneumatic safety valves are based on a dual 3/2-way configuration that comes with an integrated safety relay, and serving as the central unit that supply installations and machines with compressed air.
Boasting the ability to self-check, the pneumatic safety valves can also operate in accordance with AS 4024 Category 4 as well as ISO 13489-1 Performance Level “e” to ensure that the pneumatic safety objective of a “safe exhaust function” is achieved, despite malfunctions in the valve.
Festo’s pneumatic safety valves are absolutely effective in ensuring the safety of the machines and people, specifically during a sudden emergency stop.
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