Product News: Controls & Controllers
Process Controllers offer on-demand auto tuning.
Press Release Summary:
March 6, 2014 - Designed for machine builders, systems integrators, and commercial equipment manufacturers, PXU series enables tight, reliable control over range of processes, including temperature, flow, and pressure, from one model. These proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers come in 1/16, 1/8, and 1/4 DIN size models and feature universal inputs that support thermocouple, RTD, 0–10 Vdc, and 4–20 mA (0–50). Programming is possible via front panel pushbuttons/Crimson® configuration software.
Original Press Release
Red Lion Controls Introduces PXU Series of PID Controllers
Press release date: March 4, 2014
Compact Design and Universal Input Options Provide PID Control for a Wide Range Temperature and Process Signals
YORK, Pa. -- Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the launch of its new PXU series of proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers. The PXU series, which is the latest addition to Red Lion's portfolio of industrial automation solutions, is designed for machine builders, systems integrators and commercial equipment manufacturers. The PXU series enables tighter, more reliable control over a wide range of processes, including temperature, flow and pressure, from a single model.
Capable of being deployed in precision process applications within the food and beverage, plastics, packaging, energy, gas, heat-treating, commercial and medical industries, the PXU series offers 1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 DIN size models to provide a range of space-saving options. Features and benefits include:
-- Enhanced bezel design with larger, easy-to-read displays for better visibility from long distances
-- Optional RS-485 communications allows integration with PCs, PLCs and HMIs
-- One inch shorter in depth to save panel space
-- Programmable via front panel push buttons and/or Red Lion's Crimson® configuration software
-- On demand auto-tuning for easy set up
-- Universal inputs support thermocouple, RTD, 0 - 10 VDC and 4 - 20 mA (0 - 50)
-- UL listed, 61010-1, process control equipment meets industry standards
"The PXU series of PID controllers gives customers compact PID controllers with large, easy to read displays," said Jeff Thornton, director of product management at Red Lion Controls. "The range of sizes and universal input coupled with our award-winning Crimson software make these controllers a must-have for OEM machine builders and commercial equipment manufacturers."
For more information about Red Lion's new PXU series, please visit www.redlion.net/PXU.
About Red Lion Controls
As the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, Red Lion has been delivering innovative solutions for more than forty years. Our award-winning technology enables companies worldwide to gain real-time data visibility that drives productivity. Product brands include Red Lion, N-Tron and Sixnet. With headquarters in York, Pennsylvania, the company has offices across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, please visit www.redlion.net/together. Red Lion is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.
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