Safety Alert: Limit Alarm Trip

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 @ 06:08 PM gHale

A signal peaks or falls and you need to know; it is the ultimate in ensuring a safe process.

That is why a limit alarm trip can trigger the response needed to maintain normal, and safe, operations. A limit alarm trip monitors a process signal (such as one representing temperature, pressure, level or flow) and compares it against a preset limit. If the process signal moves to an undesirable high or low condition, the alarm activates a relay output to warn of trouble, provide on/off control or institute an emergency shutdown.

While limit alarm trips are a sure way to activate a warning light, siren or bell when a process problem occurs, but they can do much more. In fact, today’s highly flexible and versatile alarm trips work in a wide range of applications.

For more, click here for this white paper.

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