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Anti Surge Valves for China’s Largest LNG Tanker

China: Arca Supplies Valves

Anti Surge Valves for China’s Largest LNG Tanker

10/30/2016 - Arca Regler provided the compressor anti-surge valves for the re-liquefaction system on the largest LNG tanker. read...

Explosion Protection as a Standard

Germany: Handling Equipment

Explosion Protection as a Standard

10/23/2016 - The J D Neuhaus range of handling equipment, including hoists and cranes are designed for operation in dust laden atmospheres or other explosion-hazardous areas such as the chemical manufacture and processing environments. read...

Explosion at BASF’s Headquarters Leaves Two Deaths

Germany: Accident on Shipping Pipeline

Explosion at BASF’s Headquarters Leaves Two Deaths

10/18/2016 - Following a blast in BASF’s headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany, at least two people have been killed and another two are still missing. read...

How Tablet PCs Help You to Take Your Office to the Ex-Zones

Industrial Tablet PC for Ex Zone 1

How Tablet PCs Help You to Take Your Office to the Ex-Zones

12/05/2016 - Industrial tablet PC for Ex zone 1 — Whether in a chemical plant, on a construction site, or on an oil rig: The new “office to go” from Bartec can be used everywhere without any concerns related to explosion protection regulations. read...

Keeping Production Up and Running in Ex–Zones

Motors for Hazardous Areas

Keeping Production Up and Running in Ex–Zones

10/10/2016 - Drawing on an extensive SAP-managed modular product range, the German manufacturer Nord Drivesystems is able to quickly and comfortably configure drives for hazardous areas with absolute safety. read...

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Simple and Safe Wireless Hart Communication? Yes, we Can!

Wireless Transmission in Ex D Zone

Simple and Safe Wireless Hart Communication? Yes, we Can!

09/18/2016 - Wireless provision of status, process, and diagnostics data for Ex d field devices — Is it possible to communicate data regarding measurements, diagnostics, and parametrization from flameproof 4…20 mA and Hart field devices in a completely wireless process? Yes it is! read...

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Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

Explosion Protection

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

A fire fighting vessel in the heart of Europe's industrial and chemical clusters needs special equipment: Equipped with specialised technology, Europe’s latest high-tech fire-fighting boat is able to work in hazardous atmospheres, fighting fires, explosions and chemical accidents. Its secret? Explosion-protected electrical equipment and lighting by technology specialists Eaton. read...

The Rise of Robots: This Bot is the First to Send in Case of Petrochemical Accidents

Explosion protection

The Rise of Robots: This Bot is the First to Send in Case of Petrochemical Accidents

Entering the site of a petrochemical accident poses severe risks due to the danger of explosive atmospheres – what better then to send a robot instead? A Japanese development team has constructed a remotely operated robot for data collection and light works in hazardous ares… read...

Hima’s new Head of Development Dr. Alexander Horch Targets new Technologies

Germany: Safety Specialist with new Management

Hima’s new Head of Development Dr. Alexander Horch Targets new Technologies

The newly appointed head of development at HIMA Paul Hildebrandt has big plans for the future: Dr. Alexander Horch announced to focus on the alignment with customer and market requirements as well as the development of safety automation, including functional safety expertise to reflect industry-wide issues such as Industrial Internet, cyber security and the role of human beings in the process industry. read...