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Fail Safe

Fail safe means that when the power source is lost, the controller causes the process go to a safe state. Safe state mostly requires equipment to be shutdown, production to be halt and sometime process material to be released. Fail … Read More

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Fusible Plug

Fusible Plug is one of several means to detect fire by sensing heat. To make a complete heat detection system, fusible plug is installed along with pressurized tubing and a panel. Tubing will be pressurized by instrument air or nitrogen … Read More

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Fire Resistant Cable

Fire resistant cable is cable which will continue to function normally during and after a prolonged fire, it being assumed that the fire is of sufficient magnitude to destroy the organic material of the cable in the region of the … Read More

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Failure Rate

Failure rate is defined as the number of failures per unit of time. The failure rate is usually specified as numbers of failure per million hours (e.g. 2.98 failures/1E06 hours). Some engineer prefer to use ‘MTBF’ term which is a … Read More

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