Safety system for PLC, operator interface, and third party control systems
ABB's High Integrity (HI) safety system is designed for use with any ABB or 3rd party control system, PLC or operator interface where deep integration with the process control system is not required.
ABB's High Integrity (HI) safety system is designed for use with any ABB or 3rd party control system, PLC or operator interface. Now users of any control system can achieve their safety targets with a reliable certified safety system while reducing risk in engineering, operations and maintenance.
ABB's HI safety system is designed for applications where deep integration with the process control system is not required, such as relay replacements or systems where visualization is provided by an ABB or 3rd party process panel, simple HMI, or control system.
The HI safety system is TÜV certified, which gives users the ability to utilize ABB's the safety system for any SIL 1-3 application and to interface all necessary information to the existing control system and/or operator interface.
Connectivity options and protocols including Modbus and OPC provide the ability to interface to process panels, ABB control systems or 3rd party software and control systems. The non-interfering communications protocols enable read access to the safety system data for any type of display.
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