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Modular Safety for Marine and Offshore Oil and Gas Production

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Safety on Tuesday, September 29th, 2009. No comments yet
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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 of flexibility and increasingly faster execution of projects. Emerson offers the Modular Safety Concept as […]

Positioners and Partial Stroke Tests in Safety Applications

Posted in Final Control Element, Safety on Wednesday, February 4th, 2009. 8 comments so far
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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 (PFDavg). For those not familiar with a partial stroke test, I found this definition: […]