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  • Dear Alexander, Thanks for your replies. We are preparing the Hazardous Areas Classification using the IEC 60079-10, where the grade of release can be classified into three classifications: 1- Continuous: release which is continuous or is expected to occur frequently or for ...

  • Guys, we all want our events to reach as many people as possible, but we know that for this to happen we need to offer a topic that will appeal to the automation community. Hence, the reason for this post. To identify the themes that are champions of audience. Then follows the ...

  • Dear Fajar, Kindly note that Coriolis Flowmeter can measure the density in addition to the mass flow rate, however in gas application measuring the density through the Coriolis meter is not recommended, because changes in density are too small to resolve with the Coriolis Technology. ...

  • Hi Hareem, Assuming your detectors have self-diagnostics capabilities (and your logic solver is capable to read the signal indicating failure), then IEC 61511-1 (section 11, if I remember correctly) recommends to set measures, while the failures is corrected and detector put ...

  • Thanks for sharing the pictures. I remember watching a webinar about this type of installation few years ago. Good to see an actual installation. Thanks, ------------------------------ Alexander Millan Houston, TX ------------------------------

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