Safety > Safety instrumentation

Safety hinges, pull ropes and guards

01 December, 2008

Treotham Automation has increased its Euchner safety switch range with the addition of safety hinges, rope pull switches and CET non-contact safety guard locks.


Wieland safety switch

01 December, 2008

Treotham Automation has released the Wieland SNV4063KP safety switch that has a selectable access delay for applications on machines that have a slow rundown time.


Modular safety lights

01 December, 2008

Treotham Automation has launched the Elfin modular safety lighting range, which includes warning lights, access illuminators and machinery cabinet lights.


Safety gate switch and interlock

01 November, 2008

Pilz has introduced a gate switch with an interlock with a non-contact transponder for the switching function and an electromagnet to hold the gate closed.


Hazardous area gas analyser

05 October, 2008

The flameproof housing of the EL3060 analyser fulfils the requirements of Category II 2G and due to its high safety standards can be used in plants with potentially explosive gas atmospheres of Zone 1 and Zone 2.


On the safe side at Shell Clyde

25 June, 2008

The Shell oil refinery at Clyde — nestled among the mangroves on the banks of the Parramatta River — is a well-known Sydney landmark. With encroaching suburbia and the surrounding fragile ecology of the Parramatta River on its doorstep, there is a need to maintain high safety and environmental standards. With the safety systems at Clyde due for an upgrade, Shell wanted to maximise the safety and operational requirements of the plant.


On the safe side at Shell Clyde

25 June, 2008

The Shell oil refinery at Clyde — nestled among the mangroves on the banks of the Parramatta River — is a well-known Sydney landmark. With encroaching suburbia and the surrounding fragile ecology of the Parramatta River on its doorstep, there is a need to maintain high safety and environmental standards. With the safety systems at Clyde due for an upgrade, Shell wanted to maximise the safety and operational requirements of the plant.


GE Fanuc completes MTL product acquisition

16 June, 2008

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has announced that it has completed the acquisition of assets of the MTL Open System Technologies (MOST) product lines, including the MTL8000 general purpose I/O, intrinsically safe I/O, SafetyNet system and process control technologies.


How functional safety helps to save lives

18 May, 2008 by Jeanne Erdmann*

In this article, Ron Bell of the IEC explains functional safety and looks ahead to the revision of the IEC 61508 standard that is due for publication in 2010.


GE Fanuc acquires MTL product lines

16 April, 2008

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms and MTL Instruments Group have announced an agreement for GE Fanuc to acquire the assets of the MTL Open Systems Technology (MOST) product lines.


Safe instrumentation market booming in automation industry: report

26 October, 2007

Safety-rated process instrumentation is becoming one of the fastest growing segments of the automation industry, according to a report recently published by American engineering consulting firm Exida.


Intrinsically safe barriers

22 May, 2007

Turck IM Series Isolating Intrinsically Safe Barriers from Micromax now have IEC Ex International approvals.


Safety Control systems conference

25 September, 2006

29 - 30 November 2006
Brisbane, Australia


Fixed-point gas monitor

05 June, 2006

Industrial Scientific Corporation is pleased to introduce the stainless steel iTrans as a robust solution for fixed-point gas detection. Built with a 316-grade stainless steel housing to withstand corrosion, the monitor is ideal for installations in harsh environments such as offshore drilling platforms, chemical plants, or applications near a saltwater coastline.


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