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Optimedica has used NI LabVIEW and FPGA hardware to develop a laser-based instrument for treating retinal diseases so patients benefit from quicker and less painful procedures.

What's new in BS EN 62061:2005+A1:2013?

What has changed in BS EN 62061, the functional safety standard for machinery? David Collier of Pilz Automation Technology reviews BS EN 62061:2005+A1:2013 and explains the changes and additions.

Machinery Directive Harmonised Standards, 28 November 2013

A new list of Harmonised Standards for the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC was published in the Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union on 28 November 2013. Follow the link to see the latest additions and amendments.

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Free Guide to the Machinery Directive

The sixth edition of our Guide to the New Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC has additional information and an updated 'Further information' section. Order your FREE Guide now!


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