Functional safety (SIL) in the process industry

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Functional safety in the process industry

SIL - Safety Integrity Level

Find out more here about:

  • SIL in concrete terms
  • Standards, definitions and characteristic values for calculating SIL
  • Festo portfolio for safety-oriented applications
Process valves in the chemical industry

Controlling process valves safely

Solutions considering functional safety (SIL)

  • What is SIL?
  • The standards
  • Risk analysis
  • Certificates and manufacturer's declarations
  • Example of a protective device in a stirred-tank reactor
  • Proven performance and extended service life using the example of a solenoid valve

White Paper: Controlling process valves

Safety functions


Evaluation of safety measures in six steps

At a glance: Evaluation and assessment of safety measures to EN ISO 13849-1/IEC 61508/IEC 61511/IEC 62061