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5 Ways to Use K-System Interface Technology in Wastewater Treatment Plants

Posted by Brian Alvarado on Thu, Jul 11, 2019

Large-scale industries like manufacturing and mining produce millions of gallons of wastewater every day. This wastewater can be reused or returned to the environment after going through a wastewater treatment plant. The average time it takes to successfully treat water once it enters the plant is heavily influenced by the technology available. While treatment can take less than a day in some plants, it can take up to 36 hours in others. But if a plant is equipped with the latest process automation technology, wastewater treatment takes less time.

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Topics: Intrinsic Safety Barriers, Signal Conditioners, safety relay, k-system

Purged HMI Systems — It's Possible, But...

Posted by Brian Alvarado on Wed, Feb 06, 2013

Purging a Class I/ Div. 2 HMI for Div. 1 applications is practicable

We get many questions about whether it is acceptable to put a Class I/ Div. 2 rated HMI into a purged enclosure for Class I/Div. 1 installation. It is certainly possible, but there are a few requirements.

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Topics: Purge/ Pressurization Systems, Industrial Monitors/ HMI, Hazardous Area Enclosures/ Equipment

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