GuardLink Technology

GuardLink™ technology is a safety-based communications protocol that links safety to The Connected Enterprise. Allen-Bradley® Guardmaster® smart safety devices that feature GuardLink technology deliver information, advanced functionality, and flexibility. This technology helps enhance safety and increase machine- and plant-wide efficiency.

GuardLink technology enabled devices offer advanced features and diagnostics that can only be accessed through a GuardLink enabled connection tap. The benefits of GuardLink technology include:

  • Real time, contextual diagnostics and sensor health data significantly improve troubleshooting
  • Automatic Device Reset (ADR)
  • Seamless integration into Rockwell Automation EtherNet/IP™ architecture