Fail Safe Controller
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As part of Honeywell's Experion® PKS and TotalPlant Solution (TPS) system, Fail Safe Controller (FSC®) forms the basis for functional safety, securing operations personnel, plant equipment and environment and ensuring optimum availability for plant operations.

​Fail Safe Controller is a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) certified integrated safety platform. Based on Quadruple Modular Redundant (QMR®) technology, FSC supports a wide range of high integrity process control and safety functions including:

  • High-integrity process control

  • Burner/boiler management systems

  • Process safeguarding and emergency shutdown

  • Turbine and compressor safeguarding

  • Fire and gas detection systems

  • Pipeline monitoring.

FSC provides an easy and reliable integration into Honeywell's TotalPlant Solution system, enabling a powerful integrated safety solution with unified safety, operations and control.

FSC provides a dual redundant fault tolerant controller for safety and shutdown applications on the TPS system's Universal Control Network (UCN). These safety functions are integrated into the architecture to support unified operations and control, while at the same time providing the ability to isolate emergency shutdown (ESD) functions from process control strategies on a separate safety network.

By using the tight and reliable integration, FSC shares important features with its UCN peers, enabling direct peer-to-peer communication with Process Managers (PM), Advanced Process Managers (APM), High-Performance Process Managers and Logic Managers (LM). Support of higher level strategies is done through communication with Application Modules and host computers on the Local Control Network.​

​Safety solutions based on Honeywell's FSC system can lower the cost of safety and improve plant performance. This is done by reducing the risk of safety incidents, maximizing production uptime, reducing the cost of compliance and providing productivity tools that help users manage safety in their plant.

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Safety System Services Overview of services and support available from Honeywell experts for its safety systems1.7 MBService Note12 Oct 2012
Safety System Services White PaperPlants must ensure regulatory compliance while maintaining reliable and continuous processes and keeping costs down. Learn how optimal safety system performance can protect personnel, the environment and production assets, while minimizing disruptions.2.75 MBWhitepaper10 Oct 2012
Safety Solutions TrainingComplete detailed overview on Safety Solutions Training offer such as Safety Manager, FSC and IEC 61508 training given at the Netherlands and on request at any other Honeywell location or at customer sites.111.5 KBBrochure4 May 2006
SIS-Health Monitoring Solution NoteSIS-Health Monitoring improves the maintenance and testing of process safety instrumentation. Learn more about SIS-HM in this solution note, August 2005, SO-05-013789.59 KBApplication Note15 Sep 2005
SIS-Health Monitoring Solution NoteSIS-Health Monitoring improves the maintenance and testing of process safety instrumentation. Learn more about SIS-HM in this solution note, August 2005, SO-05-013789.59 KBBrochure15 Sep 2005
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Upgrade of Logic Manager to FSC Blue at Borouge Polyethylene PlantUpgrade of Logic Manager to FSC Blue at Borouge Polyethylene Plant95.62 KB27 Nov 2013
GS Engineering & Construction Selects Honeywell’s Integrated Control and Safety Solution for Qatar PetroleumKorea’s GS Engineering & Construction selected Experion and FSC for an integrated automation solution for Qatar Petroleum.105.57 KB28 Jan 2010

Honeywell provides training on the basic features and functions of the Fail Safe Controller (FSC) system, including operations, engineering, production, maintenance, purchasing, finance, and human resources. Participants will also learn how to modify an application, upgrade software, install additional hardware, and troubleshooting.

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