ABB Announces New Generation of Controller and Indicator Instruments

Elevates process monitoring and control to a higher level

Houston, TX - ABB introduces its latest generation of process controller and indicator instrumentation. Called ControlMaster, the new line-up includes four models that are highly intuitive and powerful, as well as easy to operate. A comprehensive portfolio of capabilities makes these units suitable for a wide spectrum of industries. Flexible I/O capabilities greatly simplify model selection. Each ControlMaster model can be scaled to suit basic to advanced application requirements by the addition of plug-and-play function keys.

ControlMaster's full-color thin-film-transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display clearly shows process information and provides unsurpassed ease of use. Menus and operator prompts display in full text. Formats include dual-loop displays and historical trending.

A sampling of the controllers' functionality includes:

o dead-time compensation

o adaptive, predictive, and dual-loop control

o cascade, feedforward and ratio control

o math and logic

o totalization

o delay timers

o problem-solving diagnostics

The new units offer flexible communications: Ethernet, Profibus and Modbus protocols. Enclosures provide IP66 and NEMA4X environmental protection.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 107,000 people.

For more information please contact:

ABB Instrumentation

Rob Mapleston

Tel: 1-215-674-6580 or 1-800-829-6001

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