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Fieldbus safety valve controller

01 December, 2008

The Neles ValvGuard VG9000F for Foundation Fieldbus is claimed to be the first TÜV-approved (SIL3) Foundation Fieldbus (FF) safety valve controller to appear on the market. It combines the benefits of FF communication with the Neles ESD valve range to provide a new level of integrity and safety.

Ethernet safety I/O modules

17 April, 2008

Rockwell Automation has introduced I/O modules equipped with Ethernet/IP connectivity - the CompactBlock Guard I/O on Ethernet/IP series

Safety fieldbus in the process industries

19 March, 2008

As end users discover the benefits of fieldbus with their process automation systems, many are beginning to wonder why they haven't been able to enjoy similar benefits with their safety instrumented systems (SIS)

Safety controller

20 August, 2007

Omron's NE1A safety DeviceNet controller is claimed to be the world's first programmable safety controller with a built-in DeviceNet safety interface.

Safety instrumented system

06 October, 2006

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has added an optical remote control function to the ProSafe-RS, enabling integration of the instrument panel rooms and safety systems in large plants. Compatibility with Yokogawa's Centum CS3000 R3 Integrated Production Control System is also improved for greater usability.

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