SC52 Safety Control Unit


Epec SC52 is a state-of-the-art controller for safety-related systems in mobile machinery. SC52 offers a flexible solution for software-based safety function implementation.Together with the SC52 controller, Epec offers a set of pre-certified PLCopen application libraries in order to reduce customer’s safety related software development effort.

Epec SC52 Safety Control Unit key features:

- Up to SIL2 (IEC 61508:2010 and IEC 62061:2005) and PLd/Cat 3 (ISO 13849-1:2015), as a stand-alone controller
- Support for Cat2 architecture when using intelligent safety certified sensors
- 32-bit multicore processor with lock-step and memory protection
- CODESYS V3 Safety SIL 2 programming
- CANopen Safety protocol for safety-related communication according to EN50325-5
- Extensive set of pre-certified PLCopen libraries for safety related applications
- Supported by Epec MultiTool and CANmoon
- 2 x CAN, 14 input and 8 output I/O pins

Epec SC52 Safety Control Unit documentation:

- Safety Manual, version 1.0 (MAN000674)
- Technical Manual and Cabling Instructions (MAN000676)
- Epec Programming & Libraries Manual, SDK 2.9 (MAN000538)
- Epec CANmoon User Manual, 3.1 (MAN000405)
- Firmware version 1.0.0.34

Software version information:

- Firmware version 1.0.0.34

TÜV Süd awarded Epec SC52 Safety Control Unit a safety component certification. This makes SC52 the first Finnish product certified by TÜV Süd.