Drives & Controls Magazine May 2023

Cooperation for pharmaceutical process automation Want to know more? Call us at +44 (0) 1285 648720 or email We call that teamwork: The collaboration between Siemens and Bürkert resulted in the Type 8647 AirLINE SP valve island, which is compatible with the Siemens I/O system SIMATIC ET 200SP. It is designed not only for fast installation, but also features numerous safety functions for pharmaceutical processes, such as the new LCD with real-time status display of diagnosis data or check valves to prevent mixing of different media. Together with maximum system availability, the result is a solution for outstanding process reliability. AirLINE SP Type 8647: Better process reliability is hardly possible. We make ideas flow.