In today’s world of brilliant machines, operators require high-performance automation solutions that connect their machines, data, and people while ensuring the safety and integrity of their control systems and operational infrastructure. GE Intelligent Platforms understands the importance of simple, secure safety solutions to meet the demands of the connected world. We offer scalable, flexible safety solutions specifically designed for process industry and factory automation applications. These solutions connect with existing machines and processes, helping customers create a seamless safety program that enhances productivity and efficiency, lengthens product lifecycles, and decreases the number of work-related injuries.

 

VersaSafe Machine Automation Safety 

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Mark* VIeS Safety Management System

The SIL3, fault-tolerant Mark* VIeS Safety Management System is a proven, reliable, and robust solution with built-in cyber security for plant emergency shutdown, burner management, and fire and gas-critical control applications. The integrated Mark VIeS system—consisting of a controller, I/O and switches, programming software, project analysis, implementation and operation services--is a flexible, high-availability, Triple Modular Redundant (TMR) solution with end-to-end architecture that optimizes assets and operations and reduces costs.

Approvals
Achilles level 1, CE, CSA, Exida, UL 
Safety standards
EN50402, IEC 61508 up to SIL 3 
Network Interfaces
Modbus, OPC-Classic, OPC-UA 
Media
Copper, Fiber 
Controller integration
Mark VIe 
Redundancy
The Mark VIeS supports flexible redundancy with simplex, dual, and TMR architecture to meet a wide variety of Safety instrumented System requirements. 
Software
Certified safety blocks 
Special Functions
Branding, locking, plug and play redundancy 
Hardware Design
Modular Ethernet based I/O system 
I/O Types
Analog I/O, Digital I/O, HART Enabled Analog I/O, Thermocouple 
I/O scalability
Up to 199 I/O packs 
Environmental Performance
-30°C to +65°C operating temperature 

PAC8000 SafetyNet

SafetyNet is part of the PAC8000 range - specifically designed to meet the needs of the Process Industry. A rugged product, it can be used standalone in SIL 2 ESD or Fire & Gas applications - and if standard IO is mounted on the SafetyNet node, it can be used as a tightly Integrated Control and Safety System.

 
CE, CSA, FM, UL 
 
EN54-2, IEC 61508 up to SIL 2 for ESD and Fire & Gas, IEC 61511 up to SIL 2, NFPA 72, NFPA 85 
 
Modbus TCPIP, SafetyNet P2P for SIL 2 peer-to-peer, Modbus RTU 
 
Copper 
 
PAC8000 SafetyNet 
 
Controller (for availability), LAN using Fault Tolerant Ethernet technology 
 
IEC 61131 compliant 
 
 
 
8-channel modules 
 
 
 
Up to 64 modules 
 
-40°C to +70°C operating temperature 

VersaSafe Machine Safety

The VersaSafe distributed safety system provides a TUV-certified SIL 3 safety system that focuses on the critical control requirements of the production environment. By combining secure network connectivity, certified safety function blocks, an easy to use graphical programming environment, customers can efficiently integrate standards compliant safety capabilities while meeting increasingly stringent regulatory requirements.

 
CE, CUL, TUV, UL 
 
Category up to Cat 4, IEC 61508 up to SIL 3, IEC 62061 up to SIL CL 3, ISO 13849-1 up to PL e 
 
Profibus, Profinet 
 
Copper, Fiber 
 
PACsystems 
 
cable redundancy - MRP 
 
Extensive library of safety function blocks, Logic Simulation 
 
 
 
Slice I/O, IP 20 
 
 
 
from 16 safety I/O points up to 500 safety I/O points 
 
-25°C to +55°C operating temperature 


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