Tag: actuation

8 February 2016

Safe isolation of plant using double-block and bleed valves

A solution to ensure isolation of toxic fluids would be to use a double block and bleed ball valve arrangement that can be easily locked out and provide double isolation of the fluid along with a bleed valve to vent the space between the two valves.

24 March 2015

SIL Certified Ball Valves and Actuators: a brief review of SIL

The required safety level of a process plant is classified in accordance with IEC 61511 and depends on the risk constituted by a plant