Benefits

• Equipment fully qualified to NRC requirements for use in US safety related applications.
• Inherent on-board diverse watchdog technological and self-diagnostic functional diversity eliminates common cause failure vulnerabilities.
• Flexible and scalable system design architecture for any size and type of I&C system.
• Fast and deterministic performance using modern FPGA technology. Response times as fast as 5 milliseconds!
• IEC 61508 SIL 3 compliant FPGA-based platform specifically designed for nuclear safety applications. SIL 3 even in a single channel configuration!
• Comprehensive self-diagnostics ensure safety-critical functions, with fail safe design features.
• Robust self-diagnostics ensure higher reliability and early fault detection with safety-focused fault management.
• Test optimization and maintenance cost reductions achieved using overlapping automatic and semi-automatic surveillance capabilities.
• Quality built-in from day one through design, manufacturing, verification and testing capabilities and processes.
• Delivers the high reliability required for the most demanding nuclear safety applications, such as reactor trip and engineered safety feature actuation systems.
• FPGA strategy ensures resilience to obsolescence.