exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has issued a functional safety certification per IEC 61508 for the Neo-Dyn® Pressure Switch Series, Temperature Switches Series, Differential Pressure Switches Series, and Low Pressure / Vacuum Switches Series.
The certification ensures that they meet the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508.
“ITT’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process that included a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” said Steve Close, exida Evaluating Assessor. “We were impressed by their thorough development process, which demonstrated a solid understanding of how achieve high levels of functional safety.”
“ITT’s Neo-Dyn brand of switches has a long history of meeting customer quality, reliability and safety standards for critical applications,” said Munish Nanda, president of ITT’s Control Technologies business. “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.”
ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2012 revenues of $2.2 billion. For more information, visit www.itt.com or www.neodyn.com .