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ABB Inc. - Process Automation

29801 Euclid Avenue, Wickliffe, OH, 44092, US

  • 440-585-8500
  • 800-435-7365

Marketing:
Harmeet Bawa
Head of Communications
Switzerland
Phone: 41-43-317-6480
Fax: 41-43-317-6482
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General Information:
Bill Rose
Manager, Media Relations
USA
Phone: 919-807-5743
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Voltage Circuit Breaker serves ratings from 15 kV to 72.5 kV.

May 4, 2012

72PM40-30B dead tank gas circuit breaker serves ratings as low as 15 kV up to 72.5 kV, with interrupting performance up to 40 kA, and continuous current ratings through 3000 A for power transmission and distribution systems. Breaker is rated for maximum applications of M2 (10,000 operations mechanical endurance), C2 (capacitor switching endurance), cap switching factor of 1.4, and first-pole-to-clear factor (defines most severe TRV requirements) of 1.5. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Plant Automation Platform offers expanded interface options.

May 4, 2012

Available as part of Symphony(TM) Plus plant automation platform, Symphony Plus Control HPC800 process controller accommodates applications that require modular DIN rail packaging. Ethernet-based plant network makes it suited for geographically distributed control applications in conventional or renewable power plants and water networks. Interface modules are available that expand connectivity of controller to intelligent electronic devices using PROFIBUS DP and HART communication protocols. Read More

Software, Machinery & Machining Tools

Industrial Automation Platform integrates with smart devices.

July 22, 2010

By integrating power and process systems on common System 800xA 5.1 platform, customers can optimize design and performance of electrical and automation systems. Program includes advanced alarm management capabilities, simplified bulk data handling when engineering FOUNDATION Fieldbus projects, and communication interfaces for PROFINET, DeviceNet, and WirelessHART. Task Analysis Tool lets user evaluate how application will be executed based on current task rates assigned prior to downloading. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hybrid Control System handles small process applications.

August 8, 2008

Available in various local languages, Freelance compact control system includes AC 700F controller that bridges gap between PLCs and larger process automation systems. Hybrid control solution features Control Builder F engineering tools, DigiVis, pre-engineered visualization components such as faceplates, module diagnosis, troubleshooting capabilities, ready made system communication, event list, alarm line, and trend displays or automatically generated sequence diagrams. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

System supports total plant management and control.

March 8, 2004

System 800xA is built on Industrial IT Aspect Object(TM) technology platform. Functionality includes process control, production management, safety systems, smart instrumentation, smart drives and motor control, robotics, information management, asset optimization and documentation. Engineering environment manages one set of consistent data, for single-point entry, single-point change, and re-use across the plant. Read More

Software

Software provides visibility of plant assets and operations.

June 23, 2003

OptimizeIT Asset Optimizer provides real-time asset information in proper context to operations, maintenance, and management personnel. It aids users in proactively managing overall operations at plant or mill and helps continuously monitor, analyze, and improve plant assets' Key Performance Indicators. Product identifies early indicators of performance degradation, enabling predictive maintenance, and can schedule appropriate maintenance automatically. Read More

Software

Software raises visibility of process/historical data.

March 12, 2003

InformIT Information Manager enhances visibility of data from all functions in control systems to enable users to make better production decisions. Information Manager collects, stores, and retrieves historical and real-time process business data from control and related systems useful in planning Key Performance Indicator improvements. It combines MES/PIMS environment and functionality with control environment, readily displaying information in desired views for different users. Read More

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