Using Motor Controllers in a SIF | exida

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Using Motor Controllers in a SIF

Recording Date: February 2018

In the process industry, many safety functions include a pump, fan, or other motor driven device. To bring a process to a safe state the devices that control these electric elements need to work correctly. While the failure modes and mechanisms in machinery applications have been in study for years, there is less data and experience to draw on for the process industry. This webinar will discuss barriers Engineers face when performing SIF design, how to fill the void when information is lacking, and review an example of a device attempting to achieve SIL.

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About the Presenter:

Ted Stewart, CFSP, exidaCSP

Ted Stewart Ted Stewart is a Program Development & Compliance Manager with exida. Previously working for Lockheed Martin and Harris corporation, he developed 10+ years of expertise in safety and high availability automations systems, manufacturing and lean process improvement. Ted is located at the U.S. corporate office (Sellersville, PA) and focuses his efforts around business relations and new program development within functional safety and Industrial Automation Control System (IACS) cybersecurity.