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Secure remote maintenance for safety systems 26 November 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has given the world a boost in digitisation that no one could have imagined. It can therefore be expected that previously known trends towards automation and digitalisation will continue to increase even faster. A particularly important aspect of digitalisation is the issue of remote access to industrial facilities....

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Safeguarding the new world-scale BASF production plant for acetylene in Ludwigshafen 02 November 2020

HIMA has delivered a comprehensive safety solution consisting of hardware, software and engineering for BASF's new world-scale acetylene facility. BASF has now commissioned this ultramodern facility at its Ludwigshafen site, which features a capacity to produce 90,000 metric tons of acetylene per year....

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Safety & Security – The last line of defence is restored 14 November 2018

Safety in process plants extends to mitigating the effect of any plant failure. Considerable efforts are made to protect people, the environment and plant assets from damage caused by the plant. Safety is a balance between the residual risk of damage and the effort being taken to reduce such risk. In this article, Dr. Alexander Horch of HIMA explains why designing the security environment around the safety automation system is essential....

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Hazardex 2018 Conference - 3. Safety & Security: The last line of defence is restored 30 January 2018

Dr Alexander Horch - VP Research, Development & Product Management, HIMA. Weds 11.30 – 12.10: Main conference room...

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Safety specialist HIMA says HIMax nonstop safety system continues to increase market share 19 June 2014

In 2008 HIMA introduced HIMax (SIL 3), designed to provide uninterrupted system operation throughout the entire life of the plant, while maximizing plant availability, productivity and safety. The system provides for unlimited online changes, online modifications and expansions, as well as online upgrades and even regulatory proof testing. ...

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Pipeline protection system for Gjøa field 11 January 2010

A type of flow-based pipeline protection system (PPS) for the Gjøa field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea will lead to significant savings in pipeline costs and higher pressures for gas transport....

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Enhancement of safety system announced 07 May 2009

HIMA has announced the most recent improved features for HIMax, its latest safety system, at ACHEMA 2009. It is available with a comprehensive I/O range, which includes digital input modules with 64 channels that enable a more compact rack configuration....

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Safety system HIMax available worldwide 06 November 2008

Hima has announced the worldwide commercial release of its safety product, HIMax, which is the first safety system designed to provide uninterrupted system operation throughout the entire life of a processing facility. It combines diagnostic-based SIL 3 safety integrity with a scalable fault-tolerant architecture....

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Flexible safety system increases plant profitability 01 July 2008

The profitability of automated production processes crucially depends on continuous operation. In the event of a safety-critical situation, the installed safety system must shut the system down safely – but only when needed. For this reason, Hima has launched a new safety system on the market which has been developed to improve performance, safety and availability in the process industries. ...