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October 17, 2014

R2 Successfully Completes EMOS® SIL2 Installation at Safewater Chemicals Facilty in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

R2 Inc. announces today that it has recently successfully completed the installation of the latest generation of the SIL2 rated EMOS® (Electrolyser Maintenance Optimization and Safety) System for electrochemical process monitoring of membrane technology electrolysers at the Safewater Chemicals chlor-alkali facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

For their electrolyser safety system, they’ve chosen R2’s EMOS® system, the only SIL2 rated Safety System especially designed for the cell room.

EMOS®‘s high fidelity cell voltage data acquisition system combined with its advanced engineering and data analysis tools are providing Safewater Chemicals unparalleled visibility and reliability for electrolyser process safety. Beyond the safety functions, EMOS® is providing advanced electrolyser condition monitoring for qualitative insight into the operational performance of critical components, resulting in a precise, proactive approach to electrolyser maintenance and scheduling.

The contract includes the EMOS® Safety Package and R2’s newest advanced analysis tools including the EMOS® Pinhole Detector. With the EMOS® Safety Package chlorine plants of all technology suppliers are reaching the highest possible safety level. The Pinhole Detector automatically detects pinholes immediately after a shutdown & during start-up, analyzes their severity & notifies the operator.

Safewater Chemicals L.L.C. manufactures ultra-pure chemicals. Its products include Hydrochloric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda), Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach), and DM water. The company also provides product distribution, and outsourced operations and management services. It serves enterprises in the oil and gas, water generation and transmission, wastewater treatment, and industrial sectors in the United Arab Emirates and internationally. The company is based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. As of November 23, 2011, Safewater Chemicals L.L.C. operates as a subsidiary of Al Kout Industrial Projects Company K.P.S.C.

R2 specializes in the design, development, and implementation of intelligent systems geared at industrial safety process, predictive maintenance and process optimization.

We provide world leading cell room safety systems. Top manufactures and market leaders worldwide trust the R2 EMOS® System to assure their safety and reduce their production costs

Since its inception in 1989, R2 has devoted its information technology know-how and electrochemical expertise to developing, producing and delivering practical solutions to the electrochemical industries. Backed by unique expertise and knowledge, gained from monitoring over 60.000 cells in 22 different countries, R2 offers a series of tools for the chlor alkali industry.