Flow Meters and Controllers are suited for severe duty use.

Press Release Summary:

For severe industrial environments, Porter Instrument 3600 Series includes models that meet IP66, NEMA 4X, Class I, Div 2, ATEX Zone 2, and IECEx requirements. Digital control electronics promote accuracy, repeatability, and stability, while TURCK(TM) electrical connectors simplify wiring and replacement. Along with multi-gas capability, series features stainless steel body and internals; 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc, or 4-20 mA analog I/O; and Modbus, Profibus, or DeviceNet digital communications.

Original Press Release:

Parker Introduces New Porter Instrument 3600 Series Severe Duty Flow Meters and Controllers

(Hatfield, PA) - Parker Hannifin is pleased to introduce the Porter Instrument 3600 Series Digital Mass Flow Instruments. These flow meters and controllers are designed specifically for applications in severe industrial environments. Digital control electronics provide unparalleled accuracy, repeatability and control stability. Standard TURCK(TM) electrical connectors, even for hazardous location use, simplify wiring and replacement, allowing technical staff to minimize installation and turnaround time. Percentage of reading accuracy, fast response and multi-gas capability, along with analog and digital I/O options make the Porter 3600 Series a versatile solution to many demanding applications.

Various models in this series meet IP 66, NEMA 4X, Class I, Div. 2, ATEX Zone 2 and IECEx requirements. Series 3600 devices will satisfy food & beverage, biotech/pharmaceutical and chemical processing applications that require frequent wash down, as well as chemical/petrochemical and industrial process applications where hazardous location certification is required.

Product Features
  • NEMA 4X, IP 66 Watertight Construction
  • Listed for Class 1, Division 2 Environments
  • ATEX and IECEx Zone 2 certified
  • Industry Standard TURCK(TM) Electrical Connectors
  • Stainless Steel Body and Internal Components
  • Digital Electronics
  • Multi-Gas Capability
  • 0-5Vdc, 0-10Vdc or 4-20 mA Analog I/O
  • Modbus, Profibus or DeviceNet Digital Communications

    This new product, along with Porter Instrument Division's reputation for responsive support and on-time delivery, expands users' application range with a proven, reliable line, while delivering the superior service they have come to expect from a world class provider.

    For additional information on the 3600 Series Mass Flow Controller, visit http://www.Parker.com/porter

    The Porter Instrument Division specializes in the development, manufacture and sale of precision instruments for the measurement and control of gases and liquids. Porter Instrument flow and pressure control instruments, both standard or modified to customer design requirements, excel in some of the world's most performance-critical applications. They play a vital role in the production of computer chips; they are trusted for the regulation and measurement of anesthetic gases in operating rooms worldwide; and they aid in the production of pharmaceutical drugs, cutting-edge biotech research, dental patient sedation and environmental monitoring, among many other applications.

    With annual sales exceeding $12 billion in fiscal year 2011, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 58,000 people in 47 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 55 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's website at www.parker.com, or its investor information website at www.phstock.com.

    Porter Instrument Division Contact:
    Mike Marsceill, Product Manager
    Phone 215-723-4000 x4333

    For further information or to request a high resolution photo, contact:
    Alan Gladish
    Praxis Communications, Inc.
    215-947-2080 x13

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