I/P Transducer is vibration and position insensitive.

Press Release Summary:

Type-595XP current-to-pressure transducer holds FM and CSA approvals as intrinsically safe and explosionproof and is also compliant with ATEX directive 94/9/EC. Able to be mounted in any position and stable in high vibration environments, specifications include ¼ in. pneumatic and ½ in. electric NPT porting; 4-20 mA input; 3-15, 3-27, 6-30 psig output; and max supply pressure of 22 psi (3-15 output) and 42 psi (other outputs). Flow capacity is 2.4 scfm and air consumption is 0.1 scfm.

Original Press Release:

New Compact Explosion-Proof Current-to-Pressure Transducer is Vibration and Position Insensitive

AMHERST, NH, USA - November 2008 - ControlAir Inc. is proud to announce the introduction of the Type-595XP Explosion-Proof I/P Transducer. This unique current-to-pressure transducer is small in size and light weight, yet is less sensitive to shock vibration and position change than most other I/P's. The unit's low power consumption, along with it's worldwide agency approvals for intrinsic safety and explosion-proof, make it ideal for hazardous environments in remote locations.

The unique conversion technology utilizing open loop control provides a high level of regulation accuracy and repeatability for the operation of actuated valves. A low mass control circuit provides reliable linear output in difficult applications at an economical cost. The Type-595XP can mount in any position and is stable in high vibration environments.

The Type-595XP holds agency approvals from Factory Mutual (FM) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) as intrinsically safe and explosion-proof. It is also compliant with the ATEX directive 94/9/EC for equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

The unit is ideal for applications where power is at a premium, such as, booster stations in remote locations that often do not have access to compressed plant air for operation of pneumatic valve actuators. Other applications include valve control where the environment can be hazardous, in such industries as, chemical, petrochemical, paint, mining, and oil and gas.

Basic Specifications:
o Porting - 1/4" (pneumatic) & 1/2" (electric) NPT
o Input signal - 4-20 mA
o Output ranges - 3-15, 3-27, 6-30 psig
o Maximum supply pressure - 22 psi (3-15 output), 42 psi (other outputs)
o Flow capacity - 2.4 SCFM
o Air consumption - 0.1 SCFM
o Integral flow booster or low-flow signal converter
o Pipe, bracket or direct manifold mounting

ControlAir Inc. manufactures precision pneumatic and electro-pneumatic controls. ControlAir's markets include oil and gas, process control, semiconductor, printing and converting presses, diagnostic and surgical medical equipment, robotics, quality control, automotive, analyzers, compressors, pumps and paint equipment. For more information, ControlAir's website, www.controlair.com, offers full product specifications with pdf files, 3D and 2D CAD models, and company profile.

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