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The crucial role of gas analysers in effective hydrogen production 08 August 2023

In this article Ben Goossens, Global Product Line Market Manager for the Continuous Gas Analysers at ABB, highlights the role steam methane reformers (SMRs) will have in helping to meet the future demand for hydrogen. He also takes a deep dive into what the main gas analysis requirements are on an SMR whether controlling, measuring or monitoring across each of the key production phases....

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An alternative approach to risk assessment 27 May 2020

The current health crisis that has forced governments to lockdown society and to mandate social distancing policies is having a profound impact on industry worldwide. Even before the current crisis began, process industries were starting to investigate how remote working and autonomous operations could improve both safety and operational efficiency....

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ABB to install control solution for the automation of Lhyfe’s first green hydrogen clean energy production project 18 May 2020

Lhyfe, the French producer and supplier of green hydrogen, has chosen ABB to implement an automation solution at its first green hydrogen production site. ABB will supply the first Lhyfe production site with its Freelance distributed control system and ABB Ability Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) digital platform....

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Why tackling PSM silos is vital to sustaining safe performance 14 August 2017

An ABB research project has found the silo factor is the main cause of the uncoordinated and disjointed approach to Process Safety Management (PSM) in high hazard industries. In this paper, Conrad Ellison and Graeme Ellis of ABB present the common PSM weaknesses that have been identified, discuss their underlying causes and present some ideas on how to eradicate the factors that can lead to silo thinking. ...

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What is a Functional Safety Assessment? 16 August 2016

Do you require an independent Functional Safety Assessment to ensure your Safety Instrumented System (SIS) achieves the required functional safety? To ensure that your Safety Instrumented System (SIS) continues to achieve the required level of functional safety throughout its lifetime, it is vitally important to carry out periodic assessments to check that it is continuing to perform in line with regulatory requirements. ...

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Is your organisation in need of a Functional Safety Management System compliant with the requirements of the IEC safety standards? 05 August 2016

The demands of the safety critical systems market are becoming ever more exacting. In proving that the required levels of functional safety have been achieved, companies are increasingly being expected to demonstrate best practice based on international industry good practice standards. ...

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What is a safety requirement specification (SRS)? 12 July 2016

Is your safety requirement specification (SRS) concise, consistent and compliant with the functional safety standards? The SRS brings together all the information necessary to make sure that any safety instrumented system (SIS) provides the right level of performance and risk reduction without being overly complex or expensive. ...

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ABB opens hi-tech learning facility for industry, launches safety systems software 19 May 2016

A multi-functional collaboration and learning facility has been opened by ABB at its UK oil, gas and chemicals projects centre in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire. The facility is designed to help face the challenges affecting the oil and gas sector, from safety and production efficiency to cost reduction and ageing assets. It targets an audience including engineers, operations staff, managers, graduates, apprentices and students. ...

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Advanced PLC addresses emerging challenges in machinery control 03 February 2015

ABB is extending the capability of one of the most popular PLCs in the world - the AC500 - with a very high performance version. The brand new AC500 PM595 features a multi-processor system with the performance to handle the most demanding machinery and motion automation control and communication tasks....

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ABB and ESC launch new ‘Failure Mode & Effects Analysis’ e-learning to help industry achieve compliance with IEC standards 24 October 2014

ABB’s Safety Lead Competency Centre (SLCC) and Engineering Safety Consultants (ESC) are pleased to announce the launch of an e-learning technical training course entitled "Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) incorporating FMECA and FMEDA in the context of IEC 61508’’....