Dual chip based add-on Safety Module for Drives up to SIL 3 and PLe, Cat4

The NTSafeDriveMonitor safety solution by NewTec is a flexible add-on system for manufacturers of electric motor drives as well as plant and machine manufacturers. It is enabling existing drives to be used in environments where Functional Safety is required. It provides safety functions such as emergency stop, diagnostics, speed monitoring and the safestop functions according to the IEC61800-5-2/ IEC60204-1 standards.
NTSafeDriveMonitor is a highly configurable and programmable Safety solution. It supports operation with or without encoder. NTSafeDriveMonitor is based on a two FPGAs 1oo2 architecture. It is certifiable up to SIL3/SILCL3 according to IEC61508/IEC62061 and, PLe, Cat 4 according to ISO 13849. It has been proven in use in combination with a multitude of machine types.

Customer benefits

  • Provides functional safety for legacy systems
  • Covers all safety functions required by machine manufacturers
  • Shortens development cycles and reduces development effort
  • Improves consistency
  • Reduces the time to market
  • Worldwide certifiable

Typical applications

  • Legacy AC motor drives
  • Power inverters
  • Production facilities
  • Industrial robotics


System overview

Key features

  • 1oo2 Architektur
  • HFT = 1 (IEC 61508)
  • 2 FPGAs
  • 6 safe inputs (customizable)
  • 6 safe outputs (customizable)
  • Encoder Interface
  • RAM
  • Watchdog
  • Monitored Power Supply
Information material
Further information and product request
Your contact person
Matthias Wolbert
Sales and Marketing

NewTec GmbH
Buchenweg 3
89284 Pfaffenhofen a.d. Roth
Phone +49 7302 9611-0