What does Functional Safety mean?
Since 1869 TÜV NORD has been accompanying industrial customers in more then 70 countries as a reliable and competent Partner in trainigs and products or system development. The planning and the development of electronic and programmable safety functions is a complex and responsible task. Our functional safety experts offer support for the developers of safety-related components, parts and systems in leading industries such as automotive, aerospace, or the semi-conductor industry in all.
Today, modular, flexible, economic, and state-of-the-art solutions for products and production techniques are based on Hard- and Software products in the area of automation technology. Developers of integrated circuits and measurement, steering and control devices are the basis for interconnected powerful production plants, machines, driving assistance systems and vehicles.
The reliable and secure function of these components and systems in vehicles, machines and process engineering plants has today fundamental significance for safety issues for OEMs, suppliers, plant manufacturers and operators.
Functional safety describes the technically necessary measures to provide the adequate safety systems based on the appropriate hard- and software solutions. We are able to make your products and production processes reliable and safe through our long-term practical experiences with the international safety standards of functional safety.