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Our Control Monthly Resource Guide brings you the latest online resources on a variety of process control topics. This month, we look at intrinsic safety resources.
CONTROL contributing editor, Ian Verhappen, takes a look at why intrinsic safety is so popular in Europe and other areas outside the U.S., and why it has never really caught on yet here in North America.
The Use of Intrinsic Safety Provides the Best Mix of an Affordable System and Safety Requirements
Executive Editor Jim Montague Takes a Look at White Papers from Moore Industries International and Pepperl+Fuchs on Recent Innovations in Intrinsic Safety
Intrinsic Safety Makes Protecting Field Devices Easier and Cheaper
Safety Differences between North American Processing Plants and European Processing Plants
Efficient use of intrinsic safety enables quick retrofit.
Protection on the job is essential, especially for the human-machine interfaces (HMI) on tablet PCs and smart phones that are flooding onto plant floors and field applications. Despite their numbers, they must also comply with the same intrinsic safety (IS) and other standards as earlier ...
It Is Crucial to Learn About IS, It Is Also Vital to Learn How It Can Be Aided by HPT, DART and Other Coming Tools
If we could install all the required wireless network access points in unclassified areas, things would continue to be easy. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case, and we need to place access points anywhere they’re required—unless, of course, we wish to spend significant effort with corresponding ...
How to deal with the constraints of putting access points in hazardous areas.
FieldComm Group and leading automation companies are working together on an Ethernet-to-the-field project that uses a two-wire, powered, intrinsically safe physical layer for IP-enabled instruments and infrastructure. Advanced Physical Layer focuses on an extension of 10BASE-T1L—an Ethernet ...
Intrinsically Safe I/O Is All the Rage in the Rest of the World, but Not Here in North America. Whats the Problem?
Not One Incident of an Explosion Has Been Verified When a Standardized Protection Method Has Been Properly Installed and Maintained
More Power Means More Devices Can Be Connected to a Single H1 Port - Especially Now That FNICO Is Part of the FISCO Standard
Daw Mill Colliery Implements Intrinsically Safe (IS) PLCs and IS Ethernet and Supporting Components to Fuel U.K. Power Utilities
Of All the Reasons to Consider Intrinsic Safety (IS) for Your Operations, the First Is the Fact That IS Installations Reduce the Overall Risk of Explosion Through Human Error
This month's slate of articles, papers, videos and other resources come from ICEweb, Predig, IDC Technologies, Omega Engineering, Phoenix Contact, and others.
A few worthy, proven technical innovations are making their way into IS solutions and settings.
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month, We Cover Process Safety
Download this free technology report and get the latest information from connectors and cordsets to intrinsic safety and power supplies.
Optimation, a systems integrator in Rochester, talks to Senior Technical editor Dan Hebert about how they combined explosion-proof and intrinsic safety methods to allow an acid recovery skid to meet the Class I, Div. 1 requirements.
Contributing Editor Wayne Labs reports that the best way to reduce the risks of dealing with dangerous chemicals and equipment that can fail in manufacturing is to integrate safety and process systems from the start.
It Comes Down to Reliability, and Simple Differences Add Up to Significant Limitations
Are piezoelectric switches really safe in hazardous areas? How can we use a level gauge to set a flow alarm?