Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
Wireless Vibration Transmitter is approved for hazardous areas.
Press Release Summary:
August 31, 2012 - With Class I, Div 1 and ATEX Zone 0 ratings, CSI 9420 can be installed directly in such hazardous areas as chemical, petrochemical, and off-shore facilities as well as other explosion-classified environments. Transmitter connects to any machine and wirelessly provides key insights into condition of pumps, fans, and other assets. Above-listed safety ratings compliment existing Brazilian and IECEx standards.
Original Press Release
Emerson's Wireless Vibration Transmitter Now Provides Key Insights into the Condition of Machinery Located in Hazardous Areas
Press release date: August 28, 2012
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Emerson Process Management has expanded the application of its CSI 9420 Wireless Vibration Transmitter with intrinsic safety ratings to the US, Canadian, and European standards. With the Class I, Div 1 and ATEX Zone 0 ratings, the CSI 9420 can now be installed directly in hazardous areas such as chemical, petrochemical, and off-shore facilities as well as other explosion-classified environments.
The CSI 9420 connects quickly, easily, and economically to any machine. The safety ratings, which are in addition to existing hazardous area ratings to the Brazilian and IECEx standards, further extend the benefit of wireless technology to new areas of the plant. The CSI 9420 provides key insights into the condition of pumps, fans and other assets located in hazardous areas without the expense of running cables.
"Our focus is to help our users make better, more informed decisions about their key production assets," said Ron Martin, vice president/general manager of Emerson's Asset Optimization and Lifecycle Care business. "The strength of our wireless technologies married with our machinery health expertise gives users the ability to get information that leads to timely, accurate decisions-decisions that can have profound impact on the availability and performance of their facility."
About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management (http://www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb(TM), Syncade(TM), DeltaV(TM), Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel(TM), Ovation(TM), and AMS Suite.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
Contact: Kim Nichols, Emerson Process Management (865) 675-2400 x2102, Kim.Nichols@Emerson.com