what is HIPS

Asked by odadmin 7 years, 6 months ago | 2 Answers

Can somebody explain what HIPS is and what situations is used?

2 Answers

Normandy 7 years, 6 months ago
HIPS: High Integrity Protection Systems It is a SIL 3 (Safety Integrity Level 3) instrumented systems used to protect the Risers on a drilling platform. It is an important safety design to prevent the loss of containment due to over-pressure in the pipeline or systems. Another term with same meaning widely used in the Industry is HIPPS (High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems).

VuTran 6 years, 1 month ago
High-Integrity Pressure-Protection Systems (HIPPS) are a special, high-availability class of safety instrumented systems (SIS) and are most generally applied for protection of facilities from overpressure without full-flow PSV/flare designs.

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