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A new, comprehensive SIL 3-solution for turbomachinery control (TMC) developed by Continuous Control Solutions (CCS) and HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH + Co KG will be introduced at the 43rd Turbomachinery Symposia in Houston, September 22-25.

Featuring advanced TMC algorithms from CCS running on HIMax® safety controllers from HIMA, the CCS-HIMA turbomachinery solution provides operators of rotating equipment the full spectrum of control applications. For companies in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, metallurgy and power generation industries, this first-of-its-kind solution enhances safety, helps protect critical machines and reduces hardware lifecycle maintenance costs.

“We’re excited about our collaboration with CCS and are proud to bring this new TMC solution to companies whose safe operations and financial success depend on turbomachinery,” said Buddy Creef, National Sales Manager, HIMA Americas. “This combination of advanced hardware and software is a breakthrough for companies that want a solution focused on their entire process, not just protection for machines,” added Boris Shcharansky, Vice President, CCS. “We offer a complete software solution available on proven HIMax safety systems tailored to each project, as well as extensive support services.”

Fully compatible with all major distributed control systems (DCS) and other HIMA safety instrumented systems, the new TMC solution helps operators to minimize process disturbances; prevent surge, overspeed and associated damage; automate start-up and shutdown; and minimize recycle or blow-off. The solution also facilitates load sharing and load balancing for multiple process trains, running in series or parallel.

The CCS-HIMA turbomachinery solution features multiple levels of defense against compressor surge. The patented dual-loop surge prevention controller (SPC) uses two PID loops (dP and Rc) to simultaneously monitor the distance to surge from any given operating point of a compressor. If either measurement becomes unavailable, the SPC will automatically and seamlessly switch to the available control loop. The solution also offers proportional tuning and dynamic safety control to predict possible surge conditions and act to prevent them from occurring.

About HIMA
HIMA is the world’s leading specialist for safety-related automation solutions. HIMA solutions provide maximum safety and maximum availability and can be integrated into any automation environment. During the past 40 years, more than 35,000 HIMA systems have been installed in over 80 countries to protect the equipment of the world’s largest companies in the oil, gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and power generation industries. In the fields of rail, logistics and machine safety, HIMA solutions are leading the way to increased safety and profitability. The HIMA LIFECYCLE SERVICES concept gives customers an overview of all the requirements of “functional safety,” allowing them to always make the right decision at the appropriate time. For more information about HIMA, please visit: www.hima.com
About HIMA Americas
HIMA has operated in the Americas through representatives and partners since the early 1980s. In 2005 the company opened regional headquarters in Houston, Texas, to cover North and South America. HIMA has offices in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Panama and Venezuela, and partners throughout North and South America. www.hima-americas.com
About CCS
Continuous Control Solutions is a global automation and process control company offering patented and proven turbomachinery control (TMC) solutions on a hardware-independent platform. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, with global offices in the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, India and Abu Dhabi, CCS offers a worldwide team of engineers with decades of experience specifically in TMC. The holder of multiple patents for algorithms and methods used in compressor and turbine control applications, CCS offers the full spectrum of control applications for rotating equipment, including patented Surge Prevention, Process, Gas Turbine and Steam Turbine controllers. http://ccsia.com/

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