No other technological field of the industry has gone through so many and quick changes as electronics has. Only just a few years ago, it was still deemed to be insufficiently reliable for use in the safety technology. Today, many functions of modern safety systems are executed by electronic or programmable electronic equipment. The Schmersal Group has decisively promoted this trend.

Our electronics department is accordingly well-developed and well-equipped. For our electronic modules, we use a very high vertical range of manufacture. As a result, a profound, in-depth knowhow in the field of circuit integration methods as well as specialised knowledge is required for the production of the circuit boards. This includes the design of so-called “embedded software” for safety functions, where stringent demands are placed on the redundancy. The combination of digital and analogue technology is one of the daily challenges, just as well as the development or the integration of the safe RFID technology.

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