CODESYS Safety for EtherCAT Safety Module

CODESYS Safety for EtherCAT Safety Module: Safe, ready-to-use automation solution with SIL3 and certified, decentralized EtherCAT Module in the IEC 61131-3 Development System CODESYS.

CODESYS SIL 3 Solution for IEC 61131-3 Systems

For users or control manufacturers who do not want to develop their own SIL3 Safety controller. Flexible and economical solution for the safe automation of machines and plants.

The safe I/Os and the Safety Module are operated on the EtherCAT fieldbus along with the standard I/Os and the drives. CODESYS Safety for EtherCAT Safety Module extends CODESYS to include all functions needed to develop functional Safety applications:

  • An integrated Safety FPU programming editor
  • A library for the internal Safety Modules of EL6900/EL6910/EK1960 like emergency stop, safety gate monitoring, two-hand control etc.
  • Configurator for FSoE (Fail Safe over EtherCAT)
  • Data exchange with standard controller
  • Safe download functionality with an automated diversified check of the compiled code


  • Standard controller and Safety controller are programmed with the same tool
  • No need for adaptation, immediate usage possible
  • Inexpensive solution

Read more about CODESYS Safety SIL2 and CODESYS Safety SIL3.

How can you obtain CODESYS Safety for EtherCAT Safety Module?

  • You are a system integrator or a user in the machine/plant construction sector or the like:
    All you have to do is use controllers programmable with CODESYS which support CODESYS EtherCAT and the EtherCAT Safety Module. Check the CODESYS Device Directory for the devices best suited for your specific needs. Integrate CODESYS Safety for EtherCAT Safety Module (EL6900/EL6910/EK1960) in your EtherCAT network.
    Or simply install the SoftPLC CODESYS Control RTE and a single license of CODESYS Safety SIL3 with the EtherCAT Safety Module on your IPC.
  • You are a manufacturer of programmable devices:
    Purchase the CODESYS Safety Support Package for EtherCAT safety module. And then implement the EtherCAT Safety Module Support on your CODESYS EtherCAT controller.
  • For more information or an offer please contact our sales department under

CODESYS brochures and information material

DIN 61508 Safety software – solutions for all SIL2 and SIL3 applications, fully integrated in CODESYS.
Version: 08/2016
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