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EXIDA CERTIFIES DETCON FP-700 COMBUSTIBLE GAS SENSOR FOR FUNCTIONAL SAFETY


  February 05, 2014

EXIDA CERTIFIES DETCON FP-700 COMBUSTIBLE GAS SENSOR FOR FUNCTIONAL SAFETY

exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has certified the Detcon FP-700 Combustible Gas Sensor for functional safety, ensuring that it meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 capability per IEC 61508: 2010.

“Detcon’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process that included a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” says John Yozallinas, 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 continue to choose exida as our certification body because of their technical expertise,” says Bob Masi, Detcon President. “Obtaining an exida certificate gives our customers strong confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications.”

About Detcon:

Detcon designs and manufactures a wide range of industrial grade gas detection sensors and electronic control systems. Application experience includes virtually every conceivable type of industrial facility. Detcon’s wide range of sensor technology and electronic product designs establishes a competitive advantage in providing practical and affordable gas detection solutions in even the most difficult and challenging industrial environments. Detcon has corporate headquarters in The Woodlands, TX and sales representatives around the world.  For more information see www.detcon.com.