23 January 2013
Safety interlocking devices from Netherlocks B.V. have been successfully installed at the Shell Eastern Petroleum (SEPL) Ethylene Cracker Complex in Pular Ular, Singapore. The main applications for the 1600 interlocks a
Netherlocks' interlocks use a linear key transfer system to ensure that processes can only be carried out in the correct order, ensuring each part has been safely completed before the next is started. Safely completing the previous step in the process sequence will release a unique key that then unlocks the next step; only when a mistake is made will the operator be prevented from proceeding by a key that doesn't fit or a valve locked in position.