Junction Box includes intrinsic safety barrier.

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FieldBarrier(TM) field-mountable, 4-channel device interfaces with 16 intrinsically safe field instruments. Each channel supplies 40 mA of current to field devices while spurs can be as long as 394 ft. FieldBarrier provides true distributed architecture for hazardous area applications. It features short circuit and overload protection, galvanic isolation, and extreme environment operation in temperatures to 185°F.



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Pepperl+Fuchs' FieldBarrier(TM) , Part of Their New FieldConnex(TM) Product Family, Combines the Features of a Short Circuit Protected Junction Box with an Intrinsic Safety Barrier



This field-mountable (Class I, Div. 2 or Zone 1), 4-channel device interfaces with 16 intrinsically safe field instruments. Each channel supplies 40 mA of current to the field devices while spurs can be as long as 120 m (394 feet). FieldBarrier provides true distributed architecture for hazardous area applications and features short circuit and overload protection, galvanic isolation and extreme environment operation in temperatures to 185°F. (330) 486-0002 www.fieldconnex.info

Andy Straka
Technical Writer
Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.
Twinsburg, OH
(330) 486-0209
am.pepperl-fuchs.com

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