IS & Ex
Safety light curtain made simple
September 2016, SICK Automation Southern Africa
The introduction of the deTec4 Core and deTec2 Core safety light curtains has made protecting hazardous points and access points easier than ever. Now, the newest member of the family, the deTec4 Prime,
The benefits of safety lifecycle management
Industry standards mandate safety lifecycle management. Most industrial organisations are aware of and comply with those standards. However, it may be difficult to demonstrate compliance if the necessary
Aegex IS tablet achieves dust and fibres certifications
September 2016, Extech Safety Systems
The Aegex10 intrinsically safe tablet has attained the highest North American certification for protection against dust and fibre flyings.
The Aegex10 was the first Windows 10 tablet to gain global certifications
Emerson introduces new flame detectors
September 2016, Emerson Process Management SA
Emerson has announced the release of the Rosemount 975 flame detectors, a complete line of optical flame detectors designed to perform in the harshest environmental conditions and connect directly to
Aegex10 intrinsically safe tablet certified for mining
August 2016, Extech Safety Systems, Industrial Computer Hardware
Aegex Technologies has added a mining certificate to its portfolio of global certifications for safe use in hazardous industrial operations.
The Aegex10 intrinsically safe tablet is globally certified
Smart and safe mining machines
August 2016, Booyco Electronics
Legislation mandating the use of pedestrian detection systems (PDS) came into being in South Africa in 2015, driving the deployment of Booyco Electronics’ locally manufactured systems on local mines.
Aegex10 intrinsically safe tablet now certified for mining
Technews Industry Guide - Industrial Internet of Things 2016, Extech Safety Systems, Industrial Computer Hardware
Aegex Technologies has added a mining certificate to its portfolio of global certifications for safe use in the world’s most hazardous industrial operations.
The Aegex10 intrinsically safe Windows 10
Extronics announce iWAP107 access point enclosure for deployment in hazardous areas
Technews Industry Guide - Industrial Internet of Things 2016, Extech Safety Systems
Extronics has announced the launch of the iWAP107, the latest in the iWAP series of ATEX and IECEx approved access point enclosure systems. The new iWAP107 brings the advantages of MIMO technology to
Noncontact temperature monitoring in hazardous areas
Raytek MI3 sensors now with Ex certification.
AST launches new fire detection system into Africa
July 2016, Alien Systems & Technologies
Alien Systems & Technologies has announced the latest in linear heat detection systems – the ProReact range of linear detection heat cables. Linear heat detection is a cable type of detection, formally
Axioline F I/O system now with SafetyBridge technology
July 2016, Phoenix Contact
Safety applications are now even easier and more flexible to implement with the Axioline F I/O system. The three new SafetyBridge I/O modules based on the proven SafetyBridge technology, record and output
Safety in the block
May 2016, RET Automation Controls
Turck’s first hybrid Profinet/Profisafe block I/O is an IP67 module that can be adapted to the particular signal requirements of any machine.
Prevent dangerous working conditions with H2 detection
May 2016, MSA Africa
Due to its light form, H2 molecules rise quickly in a room, and its vapours are colourless, odourless, tasteless and highly-flammable. Failure to detect the gas can result in an explosion or fire, while
HAZOP and Safety Integrity overview
It has been some 15 years since the introduction of the Functional Safety Management standards of IEC 61508 and 61511, with most international organisations and operating facilities now fully up to speed
IS Ethernet solutions enhance safe plant operation
May 2016, Extech Safety Systems
MTL has announced the launch of a new range of IS Ethernet based products, which enable plant managers across process industries to ensure they are operating safely in hazardous zone 1 and zone 2 areas.
New compact field mounting loop powered indicators
May 2016, Extech Safety Systems
Beka Associates has announced a new range of compact field mounting 4/20 mA loop powered indicators.
The new ‘G’ models have a robust, IP66 impact resistant GRP enclosure with an armoured glass window
Rockwell Automation introduces new OptiSIS solution
May 2016, Rockwell Automation
Simplifies deployment and shortens lead times for safety instrumented systems.
Emerson protection system receives SIL1 rating
April 2016, Emerson Process Management SA
CSI 6500 Machinery Health Monitor now offers a certified protection system for improving reliability in SIS environments.
Safe AS-i input module for light guard applications
April 2016, ifm Electronic RSA
The new safe AS-i input module is designed for the connection of electro-sensitive protective equipment (ESPE) with electronic outputs to EN 61496-1. It is particularly suited for the connection of safe
IS Barrier completes WIKA’s range of intrinsically safe products
April 2016, WIKA Instruments
The isolated barrier model IS Barrier completes WIKA’s range of intrinsically safe products. It is suitable for installation in zone 2 and is compatible with all corresponding transmitters from WIKA.
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