SIL 3 certified high-precision timer and ignition ASIC for mining blasts

SIL 3 certified high-precision timer and ignition ASIC for mining blasts

The battery operated ASIC forms the core part of a high-precision ignition system for safety critical controlled blastings in the mining industry. It contains a highly accurate fully integrated clock and a high-voltage power generation block to produce the required charge for ignition after the programmable timer goes off.

Features

  • Functional safety IEC61508 SIL-3 certified
  • Fully integrated high-accuracy clock (+/- 0.05%) without any external components
  • High-voltage boost DC-DC
  • Ultra-low-power consumption (long shelf life)
  • Low cost
  • 0.35um 50V BCD