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New software for SIS and alarm management

| By Chemical Engineering

The new IPL Assurance software provides realtime predictive analytics on the health and availability of safety instrumented systems (SIS), alarm management systems and other independent protection layers (IPL). In addition to managing operational risk, IPL Assurance reduces compliance costs by automatically reporting on the SIS performance during a demand on the safety system. The software delivers information on instruments, alarms, control loops and operational boundaries to streamline compliance activities and expose operational risk, allowing plant personnel to mitigate abnormal situation before they create adverse impacts. The software provides a number of analytics and alerts, includiPAS WCng: performance management for safety instrumented functions; testing and maintenance management; safety-system bypass management; demand on safety-system rate tracking; and status of safety-related alarms. — PAS, Inc., Houston