SIL products

A number of Meggitt Vibro-MeterĀ® products are SIL safety certified, in accordance with IEC 61508 and even ISO 13849, so that they can be used in safety-related applications.

Meggitt Vibro-MeterĀ® SIL products that are designed and certified for use in safety-related applications include:

  • VM600 rack-based machinery protection systems using MPC4 and/or MPC4SIL cards (SIL 1)
  • VM600 rack-based machinery monitoring systems using MPC4 and/or AMC8 cards (SIL 2)
  • IPC707 signal conditioner (SIL 2 pending).

On individual product pages in the Product catalogue, applicable certificates for the product are provided under Downloads. This includes the SIL safety certificates that should be referred to for important safety-related information, such as the applicable safety integrity level (SIL x) and performance level (PL x), and any special conditions for safe use.

In addition, the appropriate VM600 safety manual (SIL 1 or SIL 2) provides additional information on using VM600 system racks in safety-related applications:

Note: SIL 1 and SIL 2 certified VM600 machinery protection systems have their own separate certifications and safety manuals. In safety-related applications, all instructions and recommendations in the relevant safety manual must be implemented as appropriate by the end user.