exida Recorded Webinars

My Motor Controller is Certified … or is it?

Recording Date: December 2018

In the process industry, many safety functions include a pump, motor, or other electrical device. To bring a process to a safe state the devices that control these electric elements need to work correctly. “SIL Certified” Motor relays, Motor contactors, Motor starters and Motor drives are commonly used for these Low Demand applications. However there is a misunderstanding in the industry on how the product was SIL Certified. High Demand SIL Certifications are prevalent for machine safety where the device or elements are moving frequently, but when dealing with systems in Low Demand there is a Large void in the process industry.

This webinar will discuss a survey conducted in 2017, it will talk about the lack of data in the field, and also provide suggestions on how to fill the void when all the answers are available when creating safety systems.

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About the Presenter:

Ted Stewart, CFSP

Ted Stewart Ted Stewart graduated from the University of Central Florida. While achieving his Industrial Engineering degree he worked for Lockheed Martin analyzing and enhancing their Earn Value tracking PM tools. He also was assigned to streamline existing processes and saved the company over 300k in annual labor costs. Accomplishing these tasks made him a certified Green Belt in Six Sigma. He then accepted an offer from Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL. During his 4 ½ year tenure with the company he helped transition and lead the program management efforts successfully for over 20+ classified products which ranged from products in the development phase and onto the production phase. Ted is now a project manager and quality deputy for exida in the Sellersville, PA location. He will be focusing his efforts communicating with key clients who are looking for product certification and managing the personnel certification sectors.