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.
With multi-output capabilities, the MSR142RTP and MSR144RTP relays are designed to meet a variety of safety application requirements, including those incorporating safety interlock switches, E-stops, light curtains and safety mats.
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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The GASMAX/EC single channel Toxic/Oxygen gas monitor delivers the latest in gas detection technology, reliability and ease of use. The GASMAX/EC is CSA certified for use in Div. 1 and Div. 2 Explosion Proof installations and Intrinsically Safe installations with barrier.
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.
Industrial Scientific Corporation's GasBadge Plus single gas detector has received a third-party certified ingress protection (IP) rating of 66/67 and a number of agency approvals. The IP rating of 66/67 indicates that the two-year, maintenance-free monitor was tested to be dust tight and resistant to water ingress from both water jets and immersion.
An emergency stop button, or 'e-stop', released by Pilz, combines several features for maximum safety at the operator level, making it suitable for category 4 applications and compliant with the occupational health and safety plant regulations in all states.