Electric Actuator automates small valves in tight piping.

Press Release Summary:

Suitable for rotary and linear valve applications, EIM™ Model 500 is equipped with TEC2 Electronics, which provide actuator status and diagnostics that help avoid unscheduled maintenance. Unit can be used with Remote Display Module for difficult-to-observe applications. Actuator utilizes open network control architecture allowing range of topologies and protocols including Modbus, HART®, Profibus, Foundation™ Fieldbus, DeviceNet™, and Ethernet, to integrate into communication networks.

Original Press Release:

Emerson Introduces Intelligent Electric Valve Actuator With Compact Profile and Simplified Digital Controls

Lightweight and space-saving EIM™ Model 500 electric actuator couples proven valve automation technology with enhanced electronics for reliable operations decision-making  

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Emerson Process Management has introduced a new high-performance electric actuator, the EIM Model 500 with TEC2 Electronics. The Model 500 builds on decades of electric actuator innovation while adding state-of-the-art electronic control technology for use in rotary and linear valve applications. The TEC2 electronics provide the visibility, insight and reliable control needed for effective plant operations.

In today’s plant environment, getting timely information on valve operation in process units is key to reducing costly downtime. The TEC2 electronics provides ready information on actuator status and diagnostics that help operations avoid unscheduled maintenance.

The Model 500, with its compact size, light weight and advanced electronics, automates small valves used in tight piping configurations and can be utilized with a Remote Display Module for difficult-to-observe applications. With increased stem acceptance, the Model 500 accommodates a wide variety of valve mounting options. Maintenance and set-up are simplified with a non-intrusive design that eliminates the need to open control compartments.

Model 500 actuators utilize an open network control architecture allowing a wide range of topologies and protocols including Modbus, HART®, Profibus, Foundation™ Fieldbus, DeviceNet™ and Ethernet, to integrate into existing or new communication networks. It also offers the convenience of Bluetooth™ operation while maintaining an intrinsically-safe capability.  

For more information on the Model 500 electric actuator with TEC2 Electronics, visit www.EmersonProcess.com/E-TEC2

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (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™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Bettis™, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™ and AMS Suite.

About Emerson

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 2013 were $24.7 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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