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Exida certifies Koso REXA Xpac actuator for functional safety

April 30, 2014 - Exida certified KOSO America’s REXA Xpac actuator meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capability per IEC 61508: 2010.

"KOSO’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process,” said Chris O’Brien, exida Evaluating Assessor.  “They have a very strong control on their design, as well as having exceptional metrics.”

“exida has the experience and technical expertise that we look for in a certification body,” says Nick Lalos, KOSO Marketing Supervisor. “They have a rigorous program and completing this certification will give our customers additional confidence in our products.”

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 KOSO America, Inc.:
As the manufacturer of REXA Electraulic Actuation, Koso America is an industry leader in actuator design and electro-hydraulic technology.  REXA high performance actuators and damper drives are built to withstand the most demanding applications in the power, oil & gas, metals processing, precious metal mining and water and wastewater industries.  Koso America’s main headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

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