Alarm management and control loop optimization software
By Mary Del
PAS recently released PlantState Suite Version 6.5. PlantState Suite is a comprehensive alarm management and control loop optimization software package focused on improved plant safety and productivity.
PlantState Suite 6.5 provides new features to help improve process safety and to demonstrate good practice in accordance with process safety standards IEC 61511, ISA 84 and compliance with the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119 rule for plants handling highly hazardous chemicals.
Some of these new features include the ability to audit and enforce control system parameters when a pre-configured event occurs. This capability provides a mechanism for proving the proper execution of control-system and safety-instrumented-system shutdown routines. It acquires the necessary audit information automatically, thus precluding the need to manually prove the functionality at a subsequent time or during an audit.