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Institute of Measurement & Control


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London
NW1 3AD
United Kingdom

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Article archive for Institute of Measurement & Control;

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Ex Special Interest Group Briefing Note: Bonding of Ex Electrical Equipment Assets 07 March 2022

The Institute of Measurement and Control Explosive Atmospheres Special Interest Group (Ex-SIG) aims to promote good practice and support continuing professional development in the Ex discipline through a range of activities and publications. The group produces briefing notes to help inform members on key topics. This article is one such briefing note on bonding of Ex electrical equipment assets....

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Ex Certification Schemes 22 November 2021

This briefing note provides a concise guide to the various certification schemes (and related standards and bodies) for equipment offered for use in potentially explosive atmospheres....

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Functional Safety Special Interest Group Briefing Note: Product v Process Safety 28 September 2021

Imagine you are the manufacturer supplying a ‘package’ or auxiliary plant to a user and designing some process hazard protection functions as part of the plant unit. Or imagine as the manufacturer you are asked to modify the plant you supplied to cater for a new operating regime. Who is the duty holder in respect of the process hazard protection design or modification?...

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Institute of Measurement and Control – Ex SIG - Hazardex 2021 Exhibitor Profile 24 June 2021

This special interest group is dedicated to matters related to the management of Explosive Atmosphere (Ex) hazards, that will be familiar territory for many members. In some respects, the SIG is a sister to the established functional safety SIG that also serves a discipline that enjoys(?) interest from the regulatory authorities....

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Ex Special Interest Group Briefing Note: Ex Inspection Sample Nomination 24 May 2021

The Institute of Measurement and Control Explosive Atmospheres Special Interest Group (Ex-SIG) aims to promote good practice and support continuing professional development in the Ex discipline through a range of activities and publications. The group produces briefing notes to help inform members on key topics. This article is one such briefing note on Ex inspection sample nomination....

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Functional Safety Special Interest Group Briefing Note: Failure Modes & Test Coverage 12 May 2021

The proof test coverage achieved depends upon the test approach and the ways in which a SIF may fail. The test approach should be carefully considered to achieve as much coverage as is practicable....

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Ex Special Interest Group Briefing Note: Ex ‘d’ flanges – installation 05 March 2021

The Institute of Measurement and Control Explosive Atmospheres Special Interest Group (Ex-SIG) aims to promote good practice and support continuing professional development in the Ex discipline through a range of activities and publications. The group produces briefing notes to help inform members on key topics. This article is one such briefing note on the installation of Ex ‘d’ flanges....

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Functional Safety Special Interest Group Briefing Note: 10 proof testing principles 28 December 2020

1. Proof testing provisions and procedures should be arranged to facilitate *coverage as far as is practicable. 100% coverage is rarely achievable....

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Institute of Measurement and Control – Ex Special Interest Group 17 June 2020

The Institute of Measurement and Control Explosive Atmospheres Special Interest Group (Ex-SIG) aims to promote good practice and support continuing professional development in the Ex discipline through a range of activities and publications....

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Digitalisation of Process Control - second annual conference by InstMC and SPE Aberdeen 04 May 2020

The second annual conference, jointly organised by InstMC and SPE Aberdeen, will provide a forum for discussing issues surrounding digitalisation with subject matter experts - leaving you with ideas to consider and workable solutions....