Posts Tagged ‘HIPPS’

Preventing Over-Pressurization with HIPPS

Posted in Safety on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. No comments yet
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Wikipedia defines a High-integrity pressure protection system (HIPPS) as: …a type of safety instrumented system (SIS) designed to prevent over-pressurization of a plant, such as a chemical plant or oil refinery. The HIPPS will shut off the source of the high pressure before the design pressure of the system is exceeded, thus preventing loss of […]

Disruptive Innovations in Automation

Posted in Wireless on Thursday, June 8th, 2017. One comment so far
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Technology advances have disrupted many markets including photography, music, video and communications to name just a few. These disruptive innovations have improved usability and reduced costs for those taking advantage of the technology advancements. In our world of industrial instrumentation and automation, Emerson’s Roel Van Doren notes: …the introduction of microprocessors and digital communications led […]

High-Integrity Pressure Protection System Solution

Posted in Safety on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Carsten Thoegersen and Emanuele Rivolta shares his expertise on high-integrity pressure protection systems in process safety applications. Their abstract: HIPPS (High-Integrity Pressure Protection System) is a part of the Safety Instrumented System (SIS) & designed as the “last line of defence” preventing overpressure, loss of containment & fugitive emissions. A key driver reducing or […]