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Safety Input/Output (I/O) Modules

Our Guard I/O™ Safety products provide all the advantages of traditional distributed I/O for safety systems. They reduce wiring costs and startup time for machines and cells. Guard I/O blocks are available with a variety of features for both in-cabinet and on-machine applications.

POINT Guard I/O Modules

Bulletin 1734 POINT Guard I/O In-Cabinet Modules

POINT Guard I/O™ modules are safety-rated I/O modules designed to fit into the standard POINT I/O™ system, offering automation and safety functionality in a maximum density I/O solution. POINT Guard I/O communicates by using the CIP™ safety protocol over EtherNet/IP™ for GuardLogix™ controllers or DeviceNet™ for SmartGuard™ 600 controllers.

POINT Guard I/O Modules


1732DS ArmorBlock Guard Safety I/O

Bulletin 1732DS ArmorBlock Guard Safety I/O with DeviceNet On-Machine Block

Bulletin 1732DS ArmorBlock® Guard I/O™ provides all the advantages of traditional distributed I/O for safety systems in an IP67 package that you can mount directly on your machine. ArmorBlock Guard I/O works with safety controllers that communicate on a DeviceNet™ network using CIP™ Safety. It is optimized for use with Allen-Bradley GuardPLC™, GuardLogix®, and SmartGuard™ controllers.

1732DS ArmorBlock Guard Safety I/O


1753 GuardPLC Safety I/O

1753 GuardPLC Safety I/O In-Cabinet Block

Bulletin 1753 GuardPLC™ Safety I/O provides the benefits of traditional distributed I/O for Allen-Bradley® GuardPLC systems. Built-in GuardPLC 100 Mbps Ethernet network connectivity provides one of the fastest safety networks and machine stop times in the industry. The GuardPLC digital and analog I/O blocks are TÜV-certified up to SIL 3, Cat. 4, PLe.

1753 GuardPLC Safety I/O


1791 CompactBlock Guard Safety I/O

Bulletin 1791 CompactBlock Guard Safety I/O In-Cabinet Block

Bulletin 1791DS and 1791ES CompactBlock™ Guard I/O™ modules provide the advantages of distributed I/O for safety systems. These modules work with safety controllers that communicate on DeviceNet™ or EtherNet/IP™ networks using CIP™ Safety. CompactBlock Guard Safety I/O is optimized to work with GuardPLC™, GuardLogix®, and SmartGuard™ controllers.

1791 CompactBlock Guard Safety I/O