Metrix High Velocity Sensor Receives SIL 2 And SIL 3 Certification

16 March 2017

Metrix Instrument Company’s high-temperature velocity sensor, the 5485C, has been certified by H-ON Consulting as compliant with the international safety standard Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 and SIL 3 capable.

SIL certification measures safety system performance and the likelihood of failure. Achieving SIL 2, and SIL 3 capable, based on the IEC6158 Functional Safety Standard, means that a device has been thoroughly assessed and is approved as a reliable electronic device ready to use in all industries — including use in safety system situations.

The Metrix 5485C High-Temperature Velocity Sensor is designed for gas turbines and other machinery with high surface temperatures, and where a velocity signal is needed. It is suitable up to temperatures of 707°F (375°C).

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