FCI: SIL-2 Compliance
Thu, 03/13/2008 - 10:47am
Fluid Components International's FLT93 switch series is now rated Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 compliant. It received its SIL-2 compliance rating from testing laboratory TUV NORD. Built to comply with process industry precision requirements for flow, level, and interface sensing in liquid, gas, or foam, the switch series has been classified as Type A subsystem in accordance to IEC 61508-1 with a hardware failure tolerance of 0. Applications include pump protection for low flow levels and empty pipe, wet/dry detection, sump level detection, high/low level alarm and control, interface control in separation vessels, foam and sediment interface control, and agitation detection. Fluid Components International is a global company headquartered in San Marcos, CA.