Functional safety is a component of a machine’s safety-related control system (SRCS). Wieland Electric provides safety control devices and services for various industrial machinery. Our safety specialists develop comprehensive safety procedures—complying with the appropriate local and global laws and regulations—and offer the necessary hardware, software, and coaching to ensure optimal functional safety.

Functional Safety Training and Certifications

After developing a safety concept that incorporates hardware, Wieland offers safety training and certificate programs to support your ongoing safety needs.

Certification courses are internationally recognized certificates from third-party provider SGS-TÜV Saar. View or download our informational brochures on certifications here. These are the training and certification courses we provide:

Safety Components

Wieland Electric makes sure your machines have complete access protection from the input sensors to the control panel. Logistics, material handling, presses, robotics, and packaging machinery can all benefit from our selection of compact and approved safety technology. We offer protective sensor technology, such as optoelectronic switches, emergency stop switches, safety relays, and fully-loaded safety logic controllers.

All of our functional safety components have global approvals and meet the latest in industry health and safety standards.

Programmable Safety Controller

The samos® PRO COMPACT controller is easy to integrate, user-friendly, and compliant with the most up-to-date safety standards. It is also easy to program with the license-free safety software samos® PLAN 6.

Features include:

  • Integrated Ethernet protocols: EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, Modbus TCP
  • Compact 45 mm size
  • The main module has 16 safety inputs and 4 safety outputs, which can be expanded to over 100 safety I/O
  • Tolerates temperatures from -25 °C to 65 °C
  • Programmable via Ethernet, mini-USB, or SD memory card
  • Connection via push-in or screw terminals
  • Enables on-site diagnostics through integrated LEDs and remote diagnostics through Ethernet
  • License-free software with certified function blocks and easy verification and validation


Safety Light Curtains and Light Grids

The Wieland Electric safety light curtains and light grids enable the safe operation of hazardous machinery or work areas. They reliably detect the presence of fingers, hands, or other body parts and signal the machinery to pause and resume accordingly. Our light curtains and grids are effective and easy to use. Features include:

  • Wide product range to suit various applications
  • Efficient M12 connections
  • 100-meter cable lengths
  • Configuration without the need for software
  • Robust housing and integrated slot mounting


Industrial Safety Solutions From Wieland Electric

With Wieland Electric, your organization can have a turnkey safety solution, with support from early evaluations through final commissioning. We can give a detailed plan for all phases, no matter where you are in the machine safety guarding process. Contact us today or request a quote for more information.