AZ Valve has obtained a SIL (Safety Integrity Level) 3 certification on their 2-way, 3-way, and control valves from Exida.
The certification assesses and certifies that the organisations products have been developed and manufactured in accordance with the IEC 61508 standard.
Safety Integrity Level (SIL) is a unit of measurement for quantifying risk reduction. The SIL principle is used to reduce risk posed by technical equipment and is defined within a range from 1 (lowest) to 4 (highest). The SIL 3 capable rating which has been achieved by AZ is designed to provide their customers with reliable actuation solutions in critical applications without compromising their Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS).