DeltaV SIS Earns Certifications

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 @ 06:01 PM gHale

Emerson Process Management’s DeltaV SIS process safety system is in compliance with three burner management system (BMS) standards.

TÜV certified the DeltaV SIS system as meeting the requirements for the National Fire Protection Association NFPA 85: Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code, the European Standard EN 298: Automatic gas burner control systems for gas burners and gas burning appliances with or without fans, and the European Standard EN 50156: Electrical equipment for furnaces and ancillary equipment. All of these standards cover the design and installation of fuel burning equipment and their associated systems.

Fire-heated equipment plays a critical role in the production process, so safety, reliability, and availability are paramount. The DeltaV SIS system can meet BMS needs (large or small), gives operators increased visibility for BMS operations, and reduces engineering and complexity for BMS applications. DeltaV SIS simplex and redundant logic solvers gained certification for use in SIL 3 applications in accordance with IEC 61508.

“With many existing DeltaV SIS installations already being used in burner management applications, the NFPA 85, EN 298 and EN 50156 product certifications give users additional assurance that the DeltaV SIS system is well-suited for use with fired equipment,” said Mike Boudreaux, Emerson’s brand manager for the DeltaV SIS system.

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