Press Release Summary:
Eco-Graph T displays, logs, and communicates process values. Each digital channel handles up to 25 Hz counting rates, and one counter channel can also be used as event alarm, external recording cycle, to display operation time, and for recording start/stop. Supplied with USB, Ethernet, and RS485/RS232 ports, unit also includes embedded web server for remote connectivity/monitoring using web browser. Front-end LCD color display can be read in digital and bar-graph mode.
Original Press Release:
The New Eco-Graph T Displays, Logs, and Communicates Process Values
New Multi-Channel Display Announced
February 10, 2006, Greenwood, Indiana - Endress+Hauser, Inc. announces the new Eco-Graph T, a multi-channel process display. This new display offers leading edge technology at an affordable price. The Eco-Graph T is identified by its innovative features, simplicity in use, and space-saving design that enables it to deliver an unparalleled price to performance ratio when compared to existing paper recorders, data loggers, and process indicators/displays.
Instead of using six different universal mono-chrome displays, one counter/timer/status, and three different relays and their status lamps, one can simply install the cost and time-saving Eco-Graph T. The display offers a lower price per channel given single channel costs are less than $180.00 with each digital channel enabling up to 25Hz counting. One counter channel can also be used as an event alarm, an external recording cycle, to display operation time, and for recording start/stop, making it extremely flexible with a broad range of uses.
The new Eco-Graph T features an easy set-up with simple, step-by-step commissioning and graphic descriptions given in the instruction manual. Communication has never been more flexible with the Eco-Graph T given the numerous ports available including: a USB for service and data transfer to PC (standard), Ethernet for integration into plant-wide systems, RS485/RS232 for integration into existing networks, and a totally unique embedded web server for remote connectivity using an Internet browser (standard). This inbuilt web server allows the user to monitor from anywhere in the world on demand!
The signal display uses curve tracing with simultaneous and instantaneous value display, and the chronological event list with a time and date stamp can be very helpful in recording alarms, relays, power down times, etc. The front-end, LCD color display with large digits can be read in both a digital and bar-graph mode increasing its applicability, and its life is prolonged given that there are virtually zero running and maintenance cost without the use of mechanical and consumable (paper/pen) costs.
The new Eco-Graph T also features compact flash and internal memory with far greater reliability than paper recorders due to digital memory and the industrial grade flash card. Data is now lockable/sealable with storage cards that allow for a high level of security. The data can then be transferred without software with the use of the Comma Separated Value (CSV) format, which allows for direct opening in ASCII or a spreadsheet. The free ReadWin® 2000 software offers the option of protected data transfers (manipulation-free) if increased security is desired.
Potential applications for the new Eco-Graph T include but are not limited to the following: waste process monitoring (for example bioreactors); RO water systems for industrial or pharmaceutical use; tank level monitoring; breweries for monitoring filtration processes, fermentation processes, and in filling/washing machines; and dairy, juice, and whey cheese manufacturing.
For more information on the Eco-Graph T Multi-Channel Display, visit the Endress + Hauser Inc. website, www.us.endress.com, or call us toll-free 888-ENDRESS.
The Endress+Hauser Group
The Endress+Hauser Group is a global leader in the provision of measurement instrumentation and automation solutions for industrial process engineering. The company is a Swiss family business and consists of a network of legally independent companies, managed and coordinated by a holding company in Reinach, Switzerland. The group comprises 72 companies in 37 countries, which operate 19 production centers in Switzerland, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, China, Japan, India and the USA. At the end of 2003, Endress+Hauser employed 6,077 people, generating 976.9 million in sales and a profit of 48.1 million. The company's growth is due to a culture of innovation - in 2003, Endress+Hauser took out a patent for 157 innovations.
With a wide range of sensors, instruments, systems and services, Endress+Hauser covers the areas of level, flow, pressure, temperature, analysis and recording. The range also includes the connection of field appliances to mainframe processing systems using fieldbuses and automation and logistical solutions. The products manufactured by Endress+Hauser set the standard in reliability, availability, quality and technology. Customers come primarily from the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, water & wastewater, paper, energy and oil & gas sectors. They optimize their process engineering procedures with support from Endress+Hauser while taking into consideration environmental protection, safety and economic efficiency.
Endress+Hauser was founded in 1953 by Georg H. Endress and Ludwig Hauser. Since 1975, the Endress family has had sole ownership of the Group. In 1995, Klaus Endress took over the management of the Group from his father. In more than 50 years since its foundation, the company has developed organically from being 'specialists in level measurement' to 'providers of complete solutions for industrial measuring technology and automation'. As well as adding innovative products and services to extend the range, new markets have been continually opened up. Competent employees and partners guarantee sales and quality service in every country.