Hero Engineering was judged winner for the DiCOM Stage 2 project development. The project uses the HeroSafe safety management system for all IEC61508/62061 compliance, Profibus DP was used exclusively for around 170 drives and over 150 valves and analysers, Profibus PA was used for all instrumentation. The control and functional safety resides in an ABB 800xA DCS using S88 batch with functional safety for process and machinery implemented with Pilz safety systems.
The design, performance and safety engineering processes passed all independent peer reviews assisting the project to gain financial approval for full scale development and global rollout.
What the Judges said:
TRANSPORT, POWER & INFRASTRUCTURE
(sponsored by Rockwell Automation)
Hero Engineering for DiCOM Project Development
The Judges said: “This is a well-engineered and well-managed project. The winner accomplished pioneering engineering work on an innovative process in the absence of reference designs or existing standards.”