exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has issued a functional safety certification per IEC 61508 for Cameron’s TK® trunnion mounted ball valves.
The certification ensures that the valves meet the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508.
“At Cameron, we are committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees and providing our customers safe, reliable products for their work environments,” says Charlie Danielson, Cameron Product Manager for TK products.
“As such, we are proud to provide our customers with a product independently certified as SIL 3 capable. For over 50 years, the TK trunnion mounted ball valve has been trusted in the oil & gas industry for critical service applications, providing exceptional reliability, safety, and long service life.”
“The capability of the Cameron process was confirmed through an extensive certification process that included the completion of a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” says Steve Close, exida Evaluating Assessor.
“They demonstrated a solid understanding of the issues necessary to achieve high levels of functional safety.”