Controller Enables Safety For High-Hazard Industries

Schneider Electric’s Tricon CX version 11.3 embarks the most powerful version of its EcoStruxure Triconex safety instrumented system. Version 11.3 is compliant with the IEC 62443 standard and is certified by TÜV Rheinland for use in safety applications up to Safety Integrity Level 3. It is also ISASecure EDSA Level-1 certified, the industry's leading cybersecurity certification for control systems, safety systems and system components. As the industry's first dual-certified process safety instrumented system, Tricon CX version 11.3 meets stringent requirements for safety, cybersecurity, risk reduction and continuous operation in the oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, power and other high-hazard industries.

 

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric's open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. The platform delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity and leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity. This includes Connected Products, Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics & Services.

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Integrating the compact design of Tricon CX, which reduces the original Tricon form factor by 50%, Tricon CX version 11.3 is desirable for high-hazard and extreme environments where footprint is at a premium. Additionally, the system is completely scalable so it can meet customer needs as they change and grow. It is capable of handling more than 750,000 physical I/O points, and because it leverages the same programming tools as the original Tricon, is easy to engineer, install, configure, operate and maintain for decades of continuous, safe operation. As a result, current users can protect their existing Tricon investments and expand as needed without disruption to their operations. New Tricon CX version 11.3 users benefit from the most powerful safety system that leverages the best of the proven Tricon and Trident Safety Integrity Level 3 systems with the ease of future expansion. For more info, visit Schneider Electric.

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