Elliott Group

U.S. Headquarters

901 N. Fourth Street
Jeannette, PA 15644
Tel: 724-527-2811

Japan Headquarters

20-1 Nakasode
Sodegaura-Shi
Chiba-Ken, 2990296
Tel: 81-4-3860-6111

Elliott Receives SIL 3 Certification

09/22/2017

Jeannette, PA, September 22, 2017 – Elliott Group, a global provider of rotating equipment for the oil & gas, power generation, and process industries, announced today that its Pneumatic Trip System, with or without partial stroke actuation, has received  the IEC 61508 SIL 3 Capable safety certification. The SIL 3 Capable certification was awarded by Exida, a leading certification company specializing in automation system safety, security, and availability.

Elliott’s Pneumatic Trip System provides a vital safety function for steam turbines. In response to an overspeed event, it shuts the turbine down to prevent damage or catastrophic failure. Partial stroke functionality gives operators a safe, efficient, and convenient way to exercise the pneumatic trip valve without interfering with the turbine’s operation or the system’s ability to trip the turbine if an overspeed event occurs.

“The SIL 3 Capable certification gives an extra level of assurance to our customers that Elliott’s Pneumatic Trip System provides a key safety function and reduces risk in critical process environments,” said Bill Pacelli, Engineering Manager, Industrial Products.  “Exida’s rigorous evaluation and certification process validates that our system meets the stringent manufacturing, quality, and performance requirements of IEC 61508.”

About Elliott Group
Elliott Group is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and service of technically advanced centrifugal compressors, steam turbines, power recovery expanders, and axial compressors used in the petrochemical, refining, oil & gas and process industries, as well as in power applications. The company employs 2600 people in 40 locations around the world. Elliott Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ebara Corporation, a major industrial conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Ebara employs 15,000 people and has sales of US $5 billion. 

Pneumatic Trip System

Elliott Group Receives SIL 3 Safety Certification


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