Invensys Introduces Triconex General Purpose System

  • October 21, 2010
  • Schneider Electric

October 21, 2010 - Invensys Operations ManagemenT introduced its Triconex General Purpose System. The offering provides a lower-cost entry point into the Triconex safety system product line. The Triconex line allows clients to optimize their choice of safety system for their specific requirements, enabling them to meet new safety standards, counter global competition and address cost pressures by lowering investment and lifecycle costs.TUV-certified for Safety Integrity Level 2 (SIL 2) applications, the Triconex General Purpose System is an important new component of the company’s InFusion Enterprise Control System (ECS). The Triconex General Purpose System is supported by familiar engineering tools and applications and can communicate with other control systems. For many businesses, improving operational excellence by maximizing gross margins, product quality and financial performance, while reducing operating expenses, has become a top priority. At the same time, stringent health, regulatory and environmental compliance issues are driving an even greater focus on safety. The versatility of the Triconex General Purpose System enables businesses to fulfill requirements for critical control applications needing high availability, for example, turbomachinery control, as well as SIL 2 safety applications, such as emergency shutdown, fire and gas protection and burner management. It is also compatible with Invensys’ Triconex Tricon and Triconex Trident safety systems that already meet SIL 3 requirements. High-availability architecture means that any Triconex safety system never needs to stop, improving clients’ performance and profitability and allowing them to generate more revenue.The Triconex system comes with rich safety and critical control application libraries, proven in some of the world’s most demanding applications, and its powerful functionality is proven to reduce engineering and maintenance costs, providing optimum safety and maximizing plant uptime. It also integrates with all well-known process control systems using industry standard protocols, and for added protection, is Achilles-certified, protecting it from cyber attack.“The new Triconex system delivers high-availability in a variety of safety and critical control applications, as well as offers secure integration with other systems. By providing the highest system availability and reliability in the market today, we can help protect plant personnel, secure production assets and achieve compliance with rigorous environmental standards, thereby driving environment and safety excellence,” said Mike Chmilewski, vice president, technology innovations, Invensys Operations Management. “Our customers can utilize the Triconex General Purpose System to maximize process and plant uptime, meet or exceed safety targets and mitigate environmental impact.” About Invensys Operations ManagementInvensys Operations Management, a division of Invensys, is a leading provider of automation and information technology, systems, software solutions, services and consulting to the global manufacturing and infrastructure industries. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, its solutions are used by more than 40,000 clients around the world in more than 200,000 plants and facilities.

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