AADvance Control System

Fault Tolerant Safety Instrumented System

Whether you need SIL 1-3, fail-safe to fault-tolerant and triple modular redundant (TMR) architectures, we can support your SIS requirements. Our AADvance® fault tolerant control system is a truly distributed, scalable safety instrumented system.

Reduce Safety Risks

Protect People, the Environment, and Production Assets

Our AADvance solution allows you to apply different levels of module redundancy as required by specific parts of your application. This solution enables you to specify the level of safety integrity and availability you need throughout your plant.

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Maximize Uptime and Reduce Operational Disruptions


  • High performance
  • Broad integration capabilities
  • Distributed processing power
  • Scalable redundancy for fault tolerance
  • Appropriate for small to large I/O systems
  • Cost effective for SIL 1-3 in the same system
  • Simple single point configuration and system management


  • IEC 61508 certified (TÜV and Exida)
  • Fail-safe to fault tolerant configurations
  • Supports SIL 1 to SIL 3
  • CIP connectivity to PlantPAx®

AADvance Safety System is a scalable Safety Instrumented System that provides flexible controller redundancy.


Maintain and Troubleshoot the AADvance System

Our AADvance courses will provide a comprehensive overview of AADvance hardware, software, and troubleshooting.

Upon completion of the training, you should be able to:

  • Understand how AADvance operates as a fail-safe controller
  • Understand the configuration limits of the system
  • Design and assemble a complete system
  • Select the appropriate hardware based on I/O

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AADvance Tools

Additional Training and Literature

We offer additional tools to help ensure your AADvance implementation and training needs are addressed when and how you need them.

AADvance Certifications

Compliancy for Safety Standards

AADvance is certified by TÜV as suitable for applications that must comply with one or more of the following international safety related standards:

  • IEC 61508 up to SIL 3, IEC 61511-1
  • EN 50178, EN 50156, EN 54-2
  • EN 61131-2, EN 61131-2
  • NFPA 72/85/86

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Find Your Solution with Our Services

In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, leveraging technology to help sustain profitable business growth is a focus for many companies, but sometimes you need help. We have a broad portfolio of services to help you get the most from your automation investment.

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