There are no penalties for Siemens
I think it would be more correct to say"There are no penalties for using Siemens PLCs as part of a machine"If Siemens screws up they will face penalties also. But they can more easily afford them than you can. Perhaps more importantly, Siemens (and similar large firms) can afford lawyers....R
And Siemens can and does spend millions to ensure their products work properly.Paul
Can it be used in arduino ship automation by using appropriate equipment?
Siemens have safety features that not only monitor software but hardware failures.Tom..
In know that the Atmel datasheet explicitly precludes automotive and medical use;
They don't exclude all medical uses, just those that have to do with life support (exact wording see data sheet).
What to automate about the machine?What to automate about your tank?What alarms, and how would they be raised?