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Exida certifies Cameron’s TK trunnion mounted ball valves

October 15, 2013 - Exida issued a functional safety certification per IEC 61508 for Cameron’s TK trunnion mounted ball valves.  

The certification ensures that the valves meet the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508.

“At Cameron, we are committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees and providing our customers safe, reliable products for their work environments,” says Charlie Danielson, Cameron Product Manager for TK products. “As such, we are proud to provide our customers with a product independently certified as SIL 3 capable. For over 50 years, the TK trunnion mounted ball valve has been trusted in the oil & gas industry for critical service applications, providing exceptional reliability, safety, and long service life.”

“The capability of the Cameron process was confirmed through an extensive certification process that included the completion of a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” says Steve Close, exida Evaluating Assessor. “They demonstrated a solid understanding of the issues necessary to achieve high levels of functional safety.”

About exida:
exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management.  exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.   

About Cameron:
Cameron is a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. Leveraging its global manufacturing, engineering and sales and service network, Cameron works with drilling contractors, oil & gas producers, pipeline operators, refiners and other process owners to control, direct, adjust, process, measure and compress pressures and flows.

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