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ABB - 800xA Safety - 61508

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Are All Field Devices Type A?

Are All Field Devices Type A?

I was told by an end user engineer that he considers all field devices to be simple Type A devices.  In IEC 61508, Type A is defined as a device with well-defined failure modes, well known failure rates, and behavior under fault conditions that can be completely determined.  Type…

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Bently Nevada, LLC 3701/55 ADAPT ESD

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Cyber Security, Beyond the Internet: An Automation Engineer’s View

The world of automation has changed significantly over the past 30 years.  I have fond memories of starting my career by calibrating, adjusting, and tuning pneumatic control loops while working my way through the electronic age right up to the present digital and cyber generation of automation.  If you…

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Danfoss Power Solutions (US) Company PLUS+1® Safety Controller Family with Modular Safety Kernel for

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Danfoss Power Solutions PLUS+1® Safety Controller Family with Modular Safety Kernel

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Emerson Process Management

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Emerson Process Management DeltaV SIS with Electronic Marshalling

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Emerson Process Management Ovation SIS Smart Logic Solver

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General Electric Mark* VIe PPRA Protection Module

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General Electric Mark* VIe PPRO Protection Module

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General Electric Mark* VIeS Safety Controller

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HIMA

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Honeywell Safety Manager

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Honeywell, Inc. SLATE Burner Control System

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I Did Not Lock the Car Door

I Did Not Lock the Car Door

I was driving one of exida’s top risk experts from Europe to a business meeting. We parked and I locked the car door.  He commented “I noticed you did not lock the car door when you parked at the exida office.” He was right. In an area I do…

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Moore Industries

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National Instruments C Series Functional Safety Modules: NI 9350 NI 9351

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Rockwell

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Rockwell Automation Eurocard AADvance Controller

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