ATV is a privately owned Company whose mission is to serve the energy industry with high quality flow control technology.
ATV supplies to the offshore industry a full range of valves and actuators that can operate at great ocean depths (deep and ultra-deep waters, up to 3.000 m) with working pressure up to 20000 psi. Moreover, ATV offers a full range of valves for hydrocarbons processing, for pipeline applications and for the power industries.
The Company is located in Colico (Italy), approximately one hundred kilometres north of Milan, on the eastern shore of lake Como.
ATV HIPPS is a fully-fledged system integrator providing SIS (Safety Integrated System) Solutions, included, but not limited, to HIPPS. We design, manufacture, assemble, test and certify safety loop systems including IFAT (Integrated Functional Acceptance Test) performed in our own facilities. We provide start-up, commissioning and Field services including system upgrades, safety assessment and SIL certification of new and existing installations.
WHAT IS A HIPPS.
HIPPS (High Integrity Pressure Protection System) is an independent SIS (Safety Instrumented System) designed to protect downstream lines and plant portion from overpressure events. HIPPS is the ultimate and independent safety layer of a plant on prevention of dramatic event. The HIPPS system consists of at least three elements: initiators, logic solver and final elements. The main standards applicable to HIPPS are IEC 61508 and IEC 61511.