FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 3143
Realizes redundant system configuration that is compliant with international safety standards
TOKYO, October 30, 2017 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it will launch its newest MELSEC iQ-R Series general-purpose programmable controller, the IEC 61508 SIL 2-compliant redundant programmable controller paired with a redundant-function SIL2 CPU set for high performance and extra reliability, on October 31. To help reduce total cost of ownership (TCO), the system integrates detectors and controllers for monitoring and management and a safety programmable controller compliant with international safety standards.
1 SIL2-process CPU module and SIL2-function module included as set. Can only be used in redundant configuration
|Product||Model||Program capacity2||Release||Target sales in 2017|
|SIL2-process CPU set||R08PSFCPU-SET||80K steps||October 31||300 units|
2 40K-step safety control program capacity
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