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March 1, 2014
Safety glove for broader industrial use Superior Glove Works This company has harnessed an advanced knowledge of yarn technology to create an affordable and innovative glove, allowing a broader industrial market of workers to benefit from premium safety solutions. The Dexterity Ultrafine 18-Gauge Cut-Resistant Glove (photo) is said to be incredibly dexterous, allowing a sleeker fit and improved finger...
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June 1, 2013
This flowrate totalizer has an explosion-proof enclosure Precision Digital The PD6830 ProtEX-RTP Pulse Input Rate/Totalizer has a rugged, explosion-proof, NEMA 4X enclosure and is designed for the quick and easy display of local or remote flow information in hazardous areas. The SafeTouch through-glass buttons allow operation without removing the cover. Flowmeter k-factor units are automatically converted...
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April 1, 2013
What if someone were to tell you that there is one method available for sizing relief valves that applies to virtually every situation, including two-phase flow and supercritical fluids? And what if they told you that method is more accurate and easier to use than traditional methods or formulas? As it turns out, both of these statements are true. The approach described here — the Direct Integration...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/The-Direct-Integration-Method-A-Best-Practice-for-Relief-Valve-Sizing_10394.html
March 25, 2013
Users design safety instrumented systems to bring the risk of identified process hazards to within tolerable levels, using application-specific risk...
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December 1, 2012
The SIL3-rated MTL 4850 Hart Multiplexer  is suitable for connecting to instrument loops performing safety functions, and is designed to ensure that there is no effect on the analog...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/This-multiplexer-is-rated-up-to-SIL-3_10020.html
October 1, 2012
The Safety Relay Module (SRM) is said to be a versatile relay repeater module that has been certified by Exida for single use in safety-instrumented systems (SIS) up to SIL 2...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/A-safety-relay-that-is-certified-for-SIL-2_9789.html
April 1, 2012
This company has added long-range fire detection and fire risk-assessment capabilities to certain models of its EyeSec line of high-performance, uncooled thermal cameras. With this integrated option, the company claims to be the only camera manufacturer...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/A-video-camera-that-detects-fires-and-fire-risks_9199.html
February 1, 2012
Last month, this company launched an explosion-protection option for enclosures, enabling them to be ideal for analyzers in open-field sites, such as petroleum refineries and chemical process plants. A new inert-gas...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Enclosures-with-explosion-proof-protection_8976.html
February 1, 2012
Vegamet 391 with SIL (safety integrity level) qualification is a universal signal-conditioning instrument for a variety of measurement tasks, such as level, gage-and process-pressure...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/A-signal-conditioner-with-SIL-qualification_8991.html
October 1, 2011
The newly upgraded Earth-Rite Tellus II offers effective static earth verification for drums, IBCs and other mobile equipment in hazardous area operations. The lightweight static dissipative polyester (SDP) enclosure can be mounted in all...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Proper-grounding-assured-with-this-verification-system_8539.html
October 1, 2011
The HLEL Series of emergency lighting fixtures offers a fiberglass-reinforced polyester housing that is suitable for use in indoor hazardous environments, such as...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/These-emergency-lights-have-battery-options_8554.html
August 1, 2011
LB/FB Remote I/O Systems are used to connect intrinsically safe Namur switching signals and solenoid valve outputs as well as temperature inputs, or the supply of two- or four-wire transmitters, proportional valves and positioners. LB Remote I/O is...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/These-remote-IO-systems-are-now-more-compact_8325.html
July 1, 2011
For installation in Zone 2 or in safe areas, the new 9410 Series of compact field-device couplers (FDCs) feature protection for the trunks against feedback through short circuits in the spurs. The cost-efficient FDCs...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Field-device-couplers-for-spur-protection_8201.html
May 19, 2011
Last month, this company released the latest version of its valve-sizing software, Nelprof6. The software features two calculation modules that enable the selection of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/A-complete-selection-tool-for-intelligent-process-valves_8061.html
April 1, 2011
Many individuals and organizations have made important contributions to the creation of inherently safer (IS) products, processes and process plants [1–3]. A brief survey of successful case histories shows that most reported applications relied on only a few of the core IS principles. This paper emphasizes the opportunities presented by three particular — and often-overlooked —...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Designing-Safer-Process-Plants_7782.html
March 28, 2011
Hydrogen is a combustible gas that is difficult to detect and easily ignitable on contact with open flames, electrical sparks or static discharge. This fast, ultrasonic gas-leak detector (photo) quickly detects the ultrasonic noise...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Manage-Hydrogen-Hazards-in-Plant-Environments_6699.html
March 28, 2011
HIMax (photo) is said to be the first safety system designed to provide uninterrupted system operation throughout the entire life of a processing facility. It is based on the firm’s Nonstop XMR technology, which combines diagnostic-based SIL 3 safety integrity with a...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/All-safety-critical-applications-can-be-implemented-with-this-system_6833.html
March 28, 2011
Developed according to SIL (safety integrity level) guidelines, the Sitrans VP300 positioner (photo) is especially suitable for use in the paper, mining and oil-and-gas industries. Sitrans VP300 is said to be the first positioner on...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/This-positioner-is-SIL-2-certified_7090.html
March 28, 2011
Siemens The Gateway CM104 TSAA (photo) — a new migration solution for integrating Triconex fail-safe controllers into Simatic PCS 7-based control systems — enables existing systems to be expanded or...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/A-migration-solution-for-fail-safe-controllers_7226.html
March 28, 2011
This company has improved the performance and increased the functionality of the fail-safe modules for its modular Simatic ET 200M I/O station. The new ET 200M modules (24F-DI, 8 F-DO and 10 F-DO) are now...
http://www.chemengonline.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/New-fail-safe-modules-for-an-IO-station_7340.html
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