exida certifies Magnetrol level transmitter
August 16, 2011 - exida certified the product reliability and the engineering change processes for the Magnetrol 705-51A Eclipse Series Level Transmitter as Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508.
“A Failure Mode Effect and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) confirmed that the Magnetrol 705-51A is designed with capable self-diagnostics,” says exida Evaluating Assessor Griff Francis. “Additionally, Magnetrol demonstrated a solid field use history and sound engineering process.”
“exida has a globally recognized IEC 61508 certification program," says Bob Botwinski, Eclipse product manager. “The exida certificate gives our customers strong confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications".
"In the past, reliability was measured by MTBF or similar types of calculations,” added Magentrol Director of Engineering, Mike Mulrooney. “Today, reliability is measured by conformance to IEC 61508. Having achieved certification to this standard, the Magnetrol Eclipse 705 is recognized at the highest level of reliability based on its performance."
Magnetrol International Incorporated is globally recognized as a leading manufacturer of liquid level measurement instrumentation. We understand the unique characteristics of today’s process market applications and offer multiple technologies and assist in selecting the right instrument for the specific application. Our extensive line of instrumentation includes Eclipse guided wave radar transmitters, Pulsar™ pulse burst radar transmitters, Modulevel displacer transmitters, buoyancy liquid level switches, Thermatel thermal dispersion switches and transmitters, Echotel ultrasonic contact and non-contact switches and transmitters, Kotron RF capacitance switches and transmitters and Solitel vibrating rods. Our success is based on understanding the complex needs of the customers we serve.
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
ams to divest NFC and RFID reader IP and technologies to STMicroelectronics
The transaction is part of ams’ ongoing efforts to actively manage its portfolio of technologies with a clear focus on implementing its sensor...
Fives announces launch of Liné Machines Robotics
The robotics options will complement the traditional, large machine tool solutions already being provided to the aerospace, rail and heavy...
Automation Federation welcomes SANS Institute as its seventh working group
In adding SANS as one of its working groups, the Automation Federation takes a step forward in broadening awareness around the need to integrate...
Allied announces Rebecca Weiser and Mary Edmonds as new directors
Weiser joins Allied as Product Director in Product Management for the Interconnect, Passives and Electromechanical category of industrial...
TrendMiner announces $1.1 Million funding from The Innovation Fund
This is a symbolic investment after the Fund’s recent series A funding to TrendMiner of $6 million in December 2015. The investment group...
FIPA builds End-of-Arm-Tooling to enhance FANUC robotics
Built in FIPA’s American facilities, and installed in the testing and demonstration laboratory at FANUC headquarters in Rochester Hills,...
Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food...
To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their...
EXAIR releases Catalog 30 technical guide
The full color technical guide offers solutions to common industrial conveying, cooling, cleaning, blowoff, drying, coating and static electricity...
HIMA delivers burner management systems to INPEX' Australian facilities
HIMA is providing BMS design, engineering and integration from the office in Houston, Texas, while commissioning and additional services will be...
Swedish utility chooses Kamstrup as smart meter provider
Smart metering solutions provider Kamstrup will be supplying 27,000 intelligent electricity meters to Swedish utility Västerbergslagens Elnät AB...