A whitepaper, Doubling Up On Safety, explores a two-solenoid safety methodology that lets you exercise your solenoid valve online—protecting your plant, improving uptime, and enabling you to better adhere to functional safety requirements.
Safely Test Solenoid Valves without Process Disturbances
At the Emerson Exchange Virtual Series, Emerson’s Joe McHugh and SIS-TECH Solutions’ Angela Summers presented on achieving increased safety and reliability through a redundant architecture.
Discrete Valve Controller for Emergency Shutdown Applications
Austin Craft demonstrated the TopWorx for Emergency Shutdown valves which incorporates the HART 7 communications protocol during the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series.
Addressing Safety Valve Opening Times with Partial Stroke Tests
A question came into the ISA's Safety email list concerning the use of valve positioners in partial stroke tests for valves used in safety shutdown applications. The person asking the question wrote: I was informed that PST using positioner such as the Fisher/Emerson...
Valve and Actuator Technologies Applied in Offshore Oil & Gas Production
One of the largest offshore oil & gas industry events, the ONS 2010 (Offshore Northern Seas) Conference, will be happening August 24 through 27 in Stavanger, Norway. During this conference, a number of Emerson folks will be presenting on the application of...
Modular Safety for Marine and Offshore Oil and Gas Production
Emerson's Wim van Loon and Rafael Lachmann presented Modular Safety Concept (MSC) for Marine & Offshore projects and the Value Proposition at Emerson Exchange. Their abstract: The current demands from the Marine and Offshore industry require low CAPEX, high amount...
Positioners and Partial Stroke Tests in Safety Applications
InTech magazine has a web exclusive on the importance of safety valves in a safety instrumented system. The article, Valve failure: Not an Option, describes methods of implementing partial stroke testing (PST) to reduce the probability of failure upon demand, average...
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