Product News: Controls & Controllers

Weigh Feeder Control Module offers easy installation and set-up.

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August 22, 2011 - Mounting directly into Allen-Bradley® MicroLogix(TM) 1500 or CompactLogix(TM) chassis, Model HI 1769-FC supports Add-on Profile (AOP) set-up for installation and programming. Device controls augers, vibratory and belt-based feeders, as well as proprietary feeder designs and features true 5-point automatic rate calibration, automatic feeder refill, and various alarms including rate tolerance and disturbance. INTEGRATED TECHNICIAN® feature provides system diagnostics and troubleshooting.

Hardy Process Solutions, Inc.

9440 Carroll Park Dr., San Diego, CA, 92121, USA

Original Press Release

Hardy Process Solutions Introduces Feeder Control Module

Press release date: August 18, 2011

San Diego, CA - Easy to install, simple to set-up: Hardy's new HI 1769-FC Weigh Feeder Control Module mounts directly into an Allen-Bradley® MicroLogix(TM) 1500 or CompactLogix(TM) chassis and supports Add-on Profile (AOP) set-up, making installation and programming in a "SNAP and a CLICK".

Used in new feeder control applications, retrofitting inaccurate volumetric feeders and replacing outdated controllers in gravimetric systems, the single-scale HI 1769-FC is a powerful building block that works with the PLC rack I/O to control many devices such as augers, vibratory and belt-based feeders, as well as proprietary feeder designs. This rate controller features true five-point automatic rate calibration, automatic feeder refill, and various alarms including rate tolerance and disturbance utilizing the PLC's rack I/O.

The HI 1769-FC also includes Hardy's core technologies of WAVERSAVER® to eliminate the effects of surrounding vibration for fast, stable weight display, INTEGRATED TECHNICIAN® (IT) for system diagnostics and troubleshooting, and C2® electronic calibration without test weights when used with Hardy ADVANTAGE® load cells.

Hardy Process Solutions has been a leader in weighing solutions for 90 years and is best known for its innovative approaches to precision instrumentation and process measurement. An ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer, Hardy Process Solutions is based in San Diego, California. For more information about Hardy Process Solutions, please visit www.hardysolutions.com or call 1-800-821-5831.

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