Honeywell recently announced that its XNX universal gas transmitter has been approved for use in a SIL 2 system by TUV Rheinland, the industry's highest recognized SIL certification agency. The SIL 2 approval is based on a global safety management standard established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) — IEC 61508. The SIL 2 certification:
- Assures the reliability and integrity of mission-critical gas monitoring equipment.
- Helps customers meet advanced regulatory requirements easily and cost-effectively.
- Provides quality assurance upgrading gas monitoring systems.