ID
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTS
DechemaAchema 2018 Review
Sustainability, digitalization and flexible production approaches emerged as major themes…
CHEMENTATOR + Show More BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEENGINEERING PRACTICEEQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUS
CADWorx & Analysis SolutionsFocus on Software
Software enables interactive analytics on collected data This company recently…
NEW PRODUCTS + Show More

Comment

Improved fire safety for pneumatic control systems

By Chemical Engineering |

Assured Automation

Assured Automation

Now FM-approved, FireChek thermal shutoffs with resettable memory-shape alloy (photo) can be used to automatically shut down a pneumatic control system when a nearby fire occurs, or when the ambient temperature reaches 135, 150 or 165°F. The testing and resetting abilities of the FireChek make it a preferred choice over emergency isolation valves that rely on fusible links or plastic burn-through tubing, says the manufacturer. The FireChek is available in three different configurations: a single FireChek, which is directly mounted between the pneumatic supply and spring return actuator via two NPT threaded connections; FireChek with Quick Exhaust, which provides a larger exhaust port; and FireChek Plus Pilot Valves, which include the FireChek thermal shutoff with a SIL Class III pilot valve. — Assured Automation, Clark, N.J.

www.assuredautomation.com

Related Content
Investing in safety
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington, D.C.; www.csb.gov) is a federal agency that is charged with investigating industrial chemical…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
Simplify sensor handling and maintenance with ISM
Three reasons to measure pH in-line
ABB Ability™ technology to transform BASF rotating equipment into intelligent machinery and improve uptime and reliability
Detect and correct anomalies early in your batch processes
ABB at ACHEMA 2018

View More

Live chat by BoldChat