@exida Certifies @ITT-NeoDyn Switches for #functional_safety #pauto #sis #automation #sensors
EXIDA CERTIFIES ITT- Neo-Dyn® FAMILY OF PRESSURE, TEMPERATURE, DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE & VACUUM SWITCHES SERIES FOR FUNCTIONAL SAFETY
SELLERSVILLE, PA (August 21, 2013) -- exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has issued a functional safety certification per IEC 61508 for the Neo-Dyn® Pressure Switch Series, Temperature Switches Series, Differential Pressure Switches Series, and Low Pressure / Vacuum Switches Series.
The certification ensures that they meet the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508.
“ITT’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process that included a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” said Steve Close, exida Evaluating Assessor. “We were impressed by their thorough development process, which demonstrated a solid understanding of how achieve high levels of functional safety.”
“ITT’s Neo-Dyn brand of switches has a long history of meeting customer quality, reliability and safety standards for critical applications,” said Munish Nanda, president of ITT’s Control Technologies business. “While we have always been confident in the integrity of our highly engineered products, SIL 3 capability allows us to provide additional safety verification to customers, especially those with high vibration, rugged, harsh environment applications.”
For more information about exida certification, please visit www.exida.com