8 inch and 10 inch Handheld Panels
On 1 October 2016, the Mobile Panels 177, 277 and the corresponding Connection boxes will become phased-out products.
SIMATIC Mobile Panels 177, 277 and the corresponding Connection boxes have been on the market for more than 10 years.
The components will enter the product phase-out phase on October 1st 2016. The devices in question will still be available as new parts as usual. The spare parts and repair service is scheduled to continue during the next 10 years.
To ensure the secure operation of a plant or machine it is also necessary to take suitable preventive action (e.g. cell protection concept) and to integrate the automation and drive components into a state-of-the-art holistic industrial security concept for the entire plant or machine. Any third-party products that may be in use must also be taken into account.
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