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exida CERTIFIES ROSEMOUNT 5300 SERIES GUIDED WAVE RADAR TRANSMITTER FOR FUNCTIONAL SAFETY


  October 30, 2013

5300 Certifed

exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has certified the Rosemount 5300 Series Guided Wave Radar Transmitter for functional safety, ensuring that it meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capability per IEC 61508: 2010.

“Rosemount’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process that included the completion of a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” says Dave Butler, exida Evaluating Assessor.  “Their mature development process provides the rigor needed to ensure the delivery of products that achieve high levels of functional safety.”

“We were confident in choosing exida as our certification body for their technical expertise in functional safety certification,” says Dajana Prastalo, Manager Product Approvals at Rosemount Tank Radar.  “They have a rigorous process that gives our customers a solid confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications.”

About exida:

exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management.  exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. 


About Emerson Process Management:

Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™ and AMS Suite.