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Innovative safety position switches for protective doors make plants and machinery ready for restart quickly

An innovative position switch for protective doors from the Siemens Industry Automation Division has a number of practical advantages. In addition to fulfilling the ASIsafe standard, the SIRIUS 3SF1324 position switch also fulfills the stringent demands of safety category SIL 2 / PL d and is equipped with a special logic: the operator receives a checkback signal from the magnet and no longer has to open the protective doors each time after magnet release in order to set machinery or plant to safe state again. This feature facilitates faster restart after door release. The new position switch with tumbler and ASIsafe is available in three versions: with auxiliary release at the front, with escape release …

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Siemens develops leak location and monitoring system to reduce losses in drinking water supplies

Together with Siemens Corporate Technologies, the Siemens Industry Solutions Division has developed a method of finding and continuously monitoring leaks in water pipes. Siwa LeakControl is based on flow measurements and special software for evaluation. It can be used with all sizes and types of pipes, and helps to keep water losses as low as possible.
Precise knowledge of water losses is essential for operating and planning the maintenance of drinking water networks efficiently. The condition of the pipes cannot be continuously monitored, but an indication can be obtained, for example, from the volume of water losses. There is a wide variety of ways of doing this, but they are generally only applied at selected points.
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