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Tank Farm Protection

Always at the Right Level

Overfill Protection for Tank Farms

At tank farms that store large quantities of fuel or propellant, there is a risk of an explosive gas-air mixture. To protect people and the environment, companies have to continuously monitor and regulate the fill levels of their tank farms. With a safety shutdown system, you are on the safe side. Manage dozens of independent storage tanks with the Tank Farm Overflow Protection System: an integrated, end-to-end solution. It is certified in accordance with the strict IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 standards up to SIL 3.

63 tanks per network

monitored with a single controller.

Features

How the Tank Farm Overflow Protection System Works

The Tank Farm Overflow Protection System combines two proven HIMA products: The HIMatrix system is flexible, fast, and compact and ensures cost-efficient plant operation. Together with the safeethernet safety bus, you have network technology that you can flexibly adapt to the respective application. Both products are TÜV-certified up to SIL 3.

Benefits

How You Benefit from the Tank Farm Overflow Protection System as a Tank Farm Operator

  • flexibel

    Adaptable

    The solution works for individual installations as well as large sites with many tank farms.

  • zertifiziert

    TÜV-Certified

    Hardware, software, and safeethernet fulfill SIL 3 requirements.

  • physisch getrennt

    Extremely Safe

    Data transfer independent of the physical layer.

  • Anlagenverfügbarkeit

    High-Speed

    Data exchange over safeethernet at speeds of up to 100 Mb/s.

"The fill levels in our tank farms are under control around the clock. With the solution from HIMA, our plants run as planned and do not overflow."

Chief engineer of one of HIMA's customers, tank farm division
100 Mb/s SIL 3 data transfer

Safety-related communication with standard Ethernet.

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