SMC - Safety Products
SMC held a Safety Class to update our Engineers on current safety products from their catalog. Various topics were covered such as Global Standards including ISO13849-1, Risk Assessment & Safety Categories and Pneumatic Safety Functions. The additions to their Safety Product catalog were Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Logica Components, Pressure Relief Valves, Locking Cylinders, Directional Control Valves/Pilot Pressure Control and Noise Abatment.
According to SMC they are "a part of a global organization that supports our customers in every industrialized country and is the U.S. subsidiary of SMC Corporation based in Japan. Since its establishment, SMC has been a leader in pneumatic technology, providing industry with technology and products to support automation based on the guiding principle of “contributing to automation labor savings in industry.” Over the past 50+ years, SMC's products have become established as a recognized international brand through sales, technical, supply and after sale services in world markets."