Through our extensive and on-going research, exida has developed advanced analysis tools that provide the most accurate results, save the project time and cost, and provide essential customer information.
exida is accredited by both US and EU accreditation bodies. exida is accredited by ANAB, INAB and is a Notified Body. exida is a private, employee-owned company with financial support from fees charged for services. exida is ANAB accredited to ISO/IEC 17065, the general requirements for bodies operating product certification systems, and ISO/IEC 17025, the international standard for test laboratories. exida is INAB accredited to ISO/IEC 17065, and is a Notified Body for 2006/42/EC Machine Safety.INAB Certificate 2006/42/EC Machine Safety Certificate ANAB ISO/IEC 17065 Certificate ISO/IEC 17025 Certificate
With strong global acceptance and a growing base of technology, exida has become recognized as the global leader in functional safety certifications. In the overall market, exida has done more than all other major Certification Bodies combined*.
exida is the industry leader in the certification of personnel, products, systems, and processes to the following international standards and guidelines:
* Source: ARC Advisory Group, Nov. 2015
“exida has clearly become the certification market leader. Their analysis documents the device’s exceptional safety integrity. Combining a high safe failure fraction (> 96%) with broad diagnostic coverage and the ability to detect process / installation issues such as plugged impulse lines increases proof test intervals and reduces total cost of ownership.”
“exida has a globally recognized IEC 61508 certification program. The exida certificate gives our customers strong confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications”.
"We were confident in choosing exida as our certification body for their technical expertise in functional safety certification. They have a rigorous process that gives our customers a solid confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications."
"exida uses the FMEDA technique to obtain failure data rather than the cycle test method that is not realistic for process safety applications. The exida certification provides our customers with the data needed for Safety Instrumented System (SIS) design, along with additional confidence in our design processes and products.”
"While we have always been confident in the integrity of our highly engineered products, SIL 3 capability allows us to provide additional safety verification to customers, especially those with high vibration, rugged, harsh environment applications."
The value exida provided us has been exceptional. Their technical expertise, combined with a dedication to timeliness and a high level of efficiency, has made our project a success. The assessor's ability to communicate clearly and completely at all stages helped tremendously.
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