Functional safety


Development towards machine autonomy sets growing requirements for functional safety. Also legislation such as the EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC sets requirements which machine manufacturers must comply to with their products. New revisions of C-type standards have been published to align application-specific requirements with the Machinery Directive and state-of-the-art technology.

For these demands, Epec has developed SC52 Safety Control Unit, SL84 Safety Control Unit and a software ecosystem to meet all the technical requirements as well as business objectives. Our objective is to provide machine manufacturers with a complete solution.


Epec’s application development tool chain streamlines the making of safety application:

  1. Make all the needed configurations with Epec MultiTool (all safety-related items are highlighted with yellow), MultiTool then generates a code template
  2. Continue the programming with CODESYS using Epec’s pre-certified safety libraries and normal CODESYS libraries
  3. Once the application is completed, use Epec CANmoon to download the software in safety unit


Developing safety-related software is expensive and time consuming and that’s why we have prepared an efficient toolchain to make the safety development process fluent:

  • Epec provides all the needed HW and SW for functional safety.
  • Software consists of pre-certified safety libraries and the tool chain for creating an application
Epec’s TÜV certified safety professionals will be happy to help you with any functional safety challenges.


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