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March 28, 2011
This firm has recently completed the launch of its line of high-visibility safety clothing. The new line is suited for workers in public works, road security, building...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Clothing-for-when-safety-depends-on-visibility_7665.html
March 28, 2011
The Pilot push-in ear plug for occupational hearing protection features an innovative hybrid design that combines the performance and cost savings of the firm’s Quiet...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Ear-protection-thats-comfortable-and-effective_7666.html
March 28, 2011
    Ergodyne   This firm has expanded its N-Ferno Extreme Warming product line with the introduction of two new three-layer FR Winter liners...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/New-liners-keep-workers-warm-in-very-cold-weather_7667.html
March 28, 2011
Intelligent Authoring’s (IA) Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now available, with support for the EU’s new Regulation on Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures. This solution now provides Managed...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/regulatory/Support-EU-regulations-for-classification-labeling-and-packaging_7113.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.che.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.che.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.che.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.che.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.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/New-fail-safe-modules-for-an-IO-station_7340.html
March 28, 2011
The Explosion Isolation Pinch Valve (EIPV) is an economical, yet reliable form of explosion isolation — a method for preventing deflagration propagation...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Keep-explosions-from-propagating-with-this-pinch-valve_7354.html
March 28, 2011
The Jamesbury series 7000/9000 flanged ball valve are automated shutoff valves designed not only to meet EN161 and EN264, as approved by TÜV Rheinland, but also provide protection against...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/These-burner-valves-now-have-TUV-approval_7358.html
March 28, 2011
SIS-Tech The Automated Overfill Protection System (AOPS; photo) is a safety-instrumented system that can prevent dangerous overfill conditions in terminals, tank farms and process vessels. The AOPS...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Launch-of-an-automated-overfill-protection-system_7494.html
March 28, 2011
Metso Automation This firms offering of valves, actuators and intelligent controllers has been extended with the introduction of SIL-certified ball valves. Trunnion...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Ball-valves-now-available-with-SIL-certification_7553.html
March 28, 2011
FireBag thermo-activated shut-off devices shut off gas supply when ambient temperatures reach 212°F, preventing the spread of fire that can lead to gas explosions. The FireBag will...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Close-gas-lines-when-the-temperature-gets-too-high_7638.html
March 28, 2011
The Coker Drum Safety System (CDSS; photo) automatically inhibits the opening of valves under unsafe process conditions. In a crude petroleum refinery...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Preventing-unsafe-actions-by-coker-drum-operators_7675.html
March 28, 2011
Introduced last August, the pilot operated safety valves (POSVs) include the pop-action Series 810 and modulated-action Series 820 valves. POSVs are typically used in petroleum refineries and gas...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Pilot-operated-safety-valves-with-API-compliance_7709.html
March 28, 2011
Assured Automation The HP (high-performance) Butterfly Valves (photo) offer Class VI shut-off and an advanced seat design that provides a bi-directional...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/A-butterfly-valve-for-Class-VI-shut-off_7723.html
March 28, 2011
Explosion-proof vacuum cleaners play a key role in the prevention of accidents. This line of explosion-proof vacuums is composed of two electric models, the CFM 118 EXP and 118 EXPW, and two intrinsically-safe pneumatic models, the A15 EXP and...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/spill_response/Handle-Either-Liquids-or-Solids-with-an-Explosion-Proof-Vacuum_6595.html
March 28, 2011
Allison Engineering A new type of TÜV-approved, stainless-steel spray guard (photo) provides effective protection from dangerous spray-outs of fuel oils and other flammable liquids from pipes and...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/spill_response/Keep-flange-leaks-from-spraying-with-this-shield_7251.html
March 28, 2011
The Ultra-Rack Sump is designed to accommodate up to four 55-gal drums on standard 40- by 48-in. or 48- by 48-in. shipping pallets...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/spill_response/This-spill-container-is-designed-with-a-low-profile_7518.html
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