Det-Tronics implemented new technology following a rigorous design process that meets the requirements of IEC 61508 SIL 2 capability, said John Yozallinas, senior safety engineer, exida, when presenting the award. He added, The FlexSonic detector is the first to be certified by exida using this technology; thus, it meets our criteria for innovation in functional safety, along with IEC 61508 certification, and is an accomplishment that exida is pleased to recognize with our 2013 Safety Award.
We are proud to be at the forefront of this evolving technology, and exidas Safety
Award is testament to our expert engineering and product teams who developed the FlexSonic acoustic detector, said Jerry Slocum, managing director of Det-Tronics. The Safety Award from exida further reaffirms our confidence in the FlexSonic detector as a revolutionary step forward in gas leak detection.
exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management.
exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide.
Exidas main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
Det-Tronics is the global leader in fire and gas safety systems, providing premium flame and gas detection and hazard mitigation systems for high-risk processes and industrial operations.
The company designs, builds, tests and commissions SIL 2 Capable flame and gas safety products that range from conventional panels to fault-tolerant, addressable systems that are globally certified.
Det-Tronics is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. More information about Det-Tronics can be found here.