IS & Ex
Ingress protection increased to IP65
November 2014, Omniflex Automation Products
Omniflex always takes note of customer feedback, and recent market response about the IP rating of the SIL2 Omni2 door warning signs and slave alarm units, originally designed with an IP55 rating, has
Room integrity testing in fire extinguishing systems
November 2014, Alien Systems & Technologies
All gas extinguishing system standards require a certain concentration of extinguishant to be maintained in an area for a minimum time period, generally 10 minutes for clean agents.
ATEX rated inductive sensors from Baumer
October 2014, Temperature Controls
These days, safety at work is of central importance and this trend is going to continue in the years ahead. Baumer has responded by expanding its portfolio of inductive sensors for the ATEX sector. Whether
Beka’s IS indicators with Profibus interface
October 2014, Extech Safety Systems
Beka’s eight variable Profibus indicators with large digits to complement its well-established Profibus displays are in use in petrochemical and pharmaceutical plants worldwide. The range comprises economical
Protecting the paper mill against fire
October 2014, Alien Systems & Technologies
Flammable material must be handled safely, sources of ignition excluded and good housekeeping standards maintained.
Certified intrinsically safe RF isolator
September 2014, Extech Safety Systems
Resulting from over four years of research and development by Extronics, the iSolate500 is a breakthrough in hazardous area wireless networking. Featuring a unique galvanic isolation design, the unit
iWAP107 releases Wi-Fi efficiency into hazardous areas
September 2014, Extech Safety Systems
The new iWAP107 system from Extronics allows the latest MIMO access points from market leaders such as Cisco and Aruba to be easily deployed in Zone 1 hazardous areas, improving wireless performance and
Booyco Electronics introduces Ex safe tablets
Booyco Electronics has introduced one of South Africa’s first explosion protected (Ex) tablets that is Ex ma [ia] Group I certified for use underground in fiery mines. This robust, full sized unit carries
S instead of SOS
July 2014, Pepperl+Fuchs
New SC-System family of signal conditioners from Pepperl+Fuchs.
Omniflex preserves integrity of SIL loops
July 2014, Omniflex Automation Products
To cope with demands on the functional safety of systems, products and processes that is increasing by the day, Omniflex has become a leader in the development and manufacture of safety related products
Hazardous area indicator lights
July 2014, RET Automation Controls
Banner Engineering has introduced the EZ-Light K30L and K50L hazardous area indicator lights. Featuring extensive ATEX and CSA approvals, the lights are safe to use in every classified zone or area in
What is potentially explosive atmosphere certification?
July 2014, Extech Safety Systems
The Explosive Atmospheres Directive (ATEX 137) is a European Union Directive which requires employers to protect workers from the risk of explosive atmospheres. But, despite the fact that the ATEX Directive
ISA100.11a and WirelessHART: Convergence and co-existence
June 2014, Technews Publishing
Most potential users of industrial wireless networks will probably pick one of the two mainstream wireless technologies and accept that the choice is mutually exclusive – either ISA100.11a or WirelessHART.
I/O solution for the petrochemicals industry
May 2014, Pepperl+Fuchs
Partition enables adjacent intrinsically and non-intrinsically safe signals.
Raytek MT-4IS IR thermometers with local IS certification
March 2014, R & C Instrumentation
R&C Instrumentation has introduced locally modified and certified infrared thermometers to the South African market.
ARP 0108: What you need to do
March 2014, Technews Publishing
Following our article in the February 2014 issue of SAI&C we asked industry specialists how C&I engineers should approach a project where ARP 0108 is applicable.
Pyrogen achieves SABS approval
March 2014, Alien Systems & Technologies
A remarkable and highly effective fire suppression system.
ARP 0108: What you need to know
February 2014, Endress+Hauser, Technews Publishing, Extech Safety Systems
A new edition of ARP 0108: Recommended Practice – regulatory requirements for explosion protected apparatus is imminent.
Automatic self-contained fire extinguishing system
The Pyrorack is a fully automatic, self-contained fire extinguishing system for use in applications such as telecommunications cabinets, banking, computer rooms, IT networks, CCTV equipment racks, website
OSSDs, safety signals, or what’s in a name?
November 2013, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Electric conditioning circuits can make safety systems even safer.
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