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IXARC CANopen Safety Absolute Encoders
POSITAL’s IXARC CANopen Safety Encoder offers the advantages of increased personnel safety, minimal risk of machines malfunctioning, and reduced costs. This encoder was one of the first encoders to introduce the CANopen safety protocol in the automation industry, and according to the new Machinery Directive it allows users to increase the safety and availability of machines as well as entire plants.
The new encoders fulfill the requirements of IEC 61508, EN 62061 (SIL CL 3) and EN ISO 13849 (performance level e). Operated with protective extra low voltage (PELV), they are suitable for use in drive technology, lift applications, mobile machines, construction machinery, cranes and machine tools.