Functional & Process Safety

Safety solutions for process industry and factory automation
Read More

In today’s world of brilliant machines, operators require high-performance automation solutions that connect their machines, data, and people while ensuring the safety and integrity of their control systems and operational infrastructure. GE understands the importance of simple, secure safety solutions to meet the demands of the connected world.

We offer scalable, flexible safety solutions specifically designed for process industry and factory automation applications. These solutions connect with existing machines and processes, helping customers create a seamless safety program that enhances productivity and efficiency, lengthens product lifecycles, and decreases the number of work-related injuries.

Watch the demonstration of GE VersaSafe, an integrated machine safety solution.

Active Products

Product Name Approvals Safety Standards Network Interfaces Media Redundancy Software Special Functions Hardware Design I/O Types I/O scalability Operating Temp
PAC8000 SafetyNet FM NFPA 85 Modbus TCPIP, SafetyNet P2P for SIL 2 peer-to-peer, Modbus RTU Copper Controller (for availability), LAN using Fault Tolerant Ethernet technology IEC 61131 compliant 8-channel modules Up to 64 modules -40˚C to +70˚C
VersaSafe Machine Safety CUL IEC 61508 up to SIL 3 Profibus, Profinet Copper, Fiber cable redundancy - MRP Logic Simulation Slice I/O, IP 20 from 16 safety I/O points up to 500 safety I/O points -25°C to +55°C
Product Name Short Description

GMR offers unique flexibility in the way controllers and distributed I/O blocks can be arranged to provide a variety of options for safe and availability. Controllers and input modules can be simplex, duplex or triplex and outputs can be arranged in I, T or H configurations. It shares the same robust environmental performance as Genius I/O.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Need help?

Head on over to our support pages, where you’ll find key contacts, how to obtain documentation, information on warranty and repairs, contract samples, details of our Product Lifecycle Management and Configuration Management programs – and much more.