Controller for safety-related automation tasks

Siemens' Simatic S7-1212 FC controller is designed to perform standard and safety-related automation tasks in a single device and can be networked with Profinet and Profisafe.
By Siemens January 17, 2017

Siemens' Simatic S7-1212 FC controller is designed to perform standard and safety-related automation tasks in a single device and can be networked with Profinet and Profisafe. Courtesy: SiemensSiemens’ Simatic S7-1212 FC controller is designed to perform standard and safety-related automation tasks in a single device. Using Siemens TIA Portal V14 engineering software and firmware V4.2, safety-related devices, including Siemens Sinamics drives, can be networked with Profinet and Profisafe, which is designed to reduce hardware and wiring requirements. The S7-1212 FC controller has 100 KB integrated program/data memory and a 2 MB load memory. It features integrated standard input/output (I/O), eight digital inputs, six digital outputs and two analog inputs. The controller is expandable with up to three communication modules, two signal modules, and one signal board.

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