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Electrical explosion protection equipment
November 2015, Pepperl+Fuchs
Intrinsic safety is widely established in modern process automation for transmitting data signals between control system and plant area, where the appropriately certified field devices
Intrinsically safe infrared thermometer
November 2015, Comtest
Comtest has announced the arrival of the newly launched Fluke 568 Ex intrinsically safe infrared thermometer which meets the certification requirements of all safety agencies for Class 1 Div. 1 and Div.
New Omron light curtains easy to install
October 2015, Omron Electronics
Safety light curtains in the new F3SG-R range from Omron combine torsion-resistant construction to guarantee easy alignment with a novel troubleshooting function based on QR codes. To suit the needs of
Operational excellence and safety in hazardous areas
September 2015, Microsep
Explosive areas require specialised equipment designed with safety in mind. Mettler Toledo’s IND560x weighing terminal offers speed, accuracy and safety for weighing in explosive and hazardous areas
Thermal imaging cameras can avert disaster
September 2015, Protea Automation Solutions
Advanced thermal imaging cameras are being used as a frontline defence against fires on conveyor belts transporting warm materials, or in instances where a risk of fires poses a danger to people or process
Intrinsic safety solutions
September 2015, Extech Safety Systems
Ex ic intrinsic safety’s new protection level.
Solenoid valves for hazardous area pneumatic applications
September 2015, Hydramatics Control Equipment
UK-based Pneumatrol is a specialist manufacturer that provides engineered pneumatic solutions for use within hazardous and non-hazardous environments. The company has a reputation for providing pneumatic
Omron’s complete safety control and visual interface package
September 2015, Omron Electronics
Omron Corporation has launched a new safety and visualisation package containing all the components to provide a programmable and flexible machine safety control solution, with the added benefit of a
Non-contact intrinsically safe infrared thermometers
September 2015, R & C Instrumentation
For hazardous areas, using intrinsically safe instruments not only ensures compliance with regulations, but more importantly, that your safety is maintained at all times. With no physical contact, handheld
Safety in the time of Industry 4.0
September 2015, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Robot protection with laser scanners.
Coupling relays for safety-related activation
September 2015, Phoenix Contact
In recent years, safety-related activation has become increasingly important in the field of process technology. As a result, with PSR-PC50, Phoenix Contact offers a coupling relay that has been specially
Wireless gas detection from Yokogawa and GasSecure
September 2015, Yokogawa South Africa
Yokogawa and GasSecure, a Dräger owned company, have announced the delivery of their first SIL2-certified wireless gas detection system for use at an LNG facility in northern Europe.
Yokogawa has been
Pilz safety products in packaging applications
Pilz has developed a one-stop solution for most industries, including packaging. It has tailor-made solutions for complex applications using the PSS4000 safety PLC or straight-forward applications using
Transmitter with hazardous area approvals
August 2015, WIKA Instruments
WIKA’s multi-function UPT-2x is a solution for tasks in pressure, level and volume measurement.
Its sensor, with a measuring range between 0-400 mbar and 0-1000 bar depending on the requirement, operates
AST Africa introduces Whisp-Air
August 2015, Alien Systems & Technologies
Silent delivery nozzle eliminates vibration damage to hard drives when a gaseous fire extinguishing system discharges in the data centre.
Safety of machinery and SANS 12100: 2013
July 2015, SICK Automation Southern Africa
So what is SANS 12100: 2013, and why should we be interested in what it has to say? SANS 12100: 2013 is a local adoption of the European ISO 12100:2010 standard on 'Safety of machinery', which governs
July 2015, Endress+Hauser
Endress+Hauser supplies the required devices and first-hand expertise to ensure high levels of functional safety.
Laser scanner performs two safety functions
July 2015, Countapulse Controls
The new Leuze RSL 400 safety laser scanner family incorporates two autonomous protective functions in one device, saving end users money while still ensuring quality of performance.
The scanner’s most
Omniflex SIL certified products
May 2015, Omniflex Automation Products, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
To cope with demands on the functional safety of systems, products and processes that are increasing by the day, Omniflex has become a leader in the development and manufacture of safety related products
Fire extinguishing gas system sound issues
May 2015, Alien Systems & Technologies
Noise and vibration sensitivity problems in disk drives.
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