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Your safety in our focus

Creating confidence with confidence. SMC is an innovative, reliable and strong partner for pneumatic and electrical automation technology. We accompany our customers throughout the entire life cycle of their plant and, for all relevant safety issues, we have competent and professional solutions at your disposal.

From individually designed machines to highly complex systems, we not only meet all the requirements for flexibility and productivity, but also for smooth user and operational safety.

To also ensure this in your company, we offer innovative and tailor-made safety solutions and ISO 13849-compliant safety components. Achieving the highest possible risk minimisation and protecting machine operators is the focus here.

The success of the whole lies in the detail For all questions about your safety technology, we rely on personal commitment. We have a large customer care team throughout Europe and a wide distribution network. For you this means: Our competent team is directly in your area and is available for you by way of personal contact.

The focus is on the safety between man and machine

Get information on safety-related parameters for our products

Obtain all safety-relevant key figures and download the SISTEMA files you require. This free software tool, together with our validated product data, will help you to build your safety function in a quick and reliable way.

“Pneumatic safety is still in its early stages. Far too often safety ends at safe digital outputs. As a competent partner in automation SMC supports you to go all the way to the finishing line safely for successful reliable solutions”

Patrick Wotawa | Machinery Safety European Product Manager

Safety related information

See for yourself how SMC can assist you with 6 tailor-made machinery safety services

Safety Components

Discover our safety residual pressure valves to release the air circuit in the event of an emergency. Together with a two-hand control valve, all are validated according to the principles of EN ISO 13849.


Throughout our entire valve portfolio, you will find some that are able to control the flow direction with the addition of a feature that makes the machine more reliable and, therefore, safer. Here are some of them.

Our most popular SY valve specially for safety applications

Apart from the ones you can see below, we have several more variations of the SY valve that are specially designed to be placed in specific safety circuits. Download the catalogue to view them and ask our experts if you are interested in any.

Airline equipment

SMC puts a wide range of pressure regulators at your disposal to control the line pressure of your pneumatic facility. With a modular design to be placed together with other air treatment components or clustered in a manifold to manage different pressure levels at the same time. Choose the one that bests fits you.

Flow control equipment

SMC provides a wide range of flow control valves for direct mounting into the cylinder port. As such, this eliminates the problem of a tube bursting and makes the machine safer. This section also includes residual pressure release valves to release trapped air in the case of a jam. Therefore making maintenance procedures safer.

Check valves

Check valves are usually placed in safety circuits. They are key elements in reliability, making the flow unidirectional when required.