Safety Reliability Book Released

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 @ 01:07 PM gHale


Safety services, certification and products provider, exida, released its “Safety Equipment Reliability Handbook (SERH) – 4th Edition,” a hard copy of the SERH database with equipment item reliability data.

The SERH database provides a collection of failure rate data applicable for use in Safety Instrumented System (SIS) conceptual design verification in the process industry.

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“The number of equipment items with realistic failure rate data has increased tremendously in the 12 years since the first edition was published,” said Rachel Amkreutz, SERH project manager.

“The SERH remains the ultimate reference source for any safety engineer involved in Conceptual Design and Safety Integrity Level verification,” Amkreutz said. “Users of the information can trust that the data represented has been reviewed in detail and judged applicable for use to evaluate equipment items in Safety Instrumented Function (SIF) applications.”

The set comes in three different volumes: 01 Sensors, 02 Logic Solvers & Interface Modules, and 03 Final Elements.

The SERH provides a collection of failure rate data that is applicable for use in Safety Instrumented System (SIS) conceptual design verification in the process industry. The Safety Equipment Reliability Handbook remains the ultimate reference source for any safety engineer involved in Conceptual Design and Safety Integrity Level verification.

The new edition has different manufacturers and over 200 OEMs.



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