Profibus Gateway facilitates HART integration.

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Suited for remote process interface (RPI), KSD2-GW2-PRO features integrated HART multiplexer in same package size as original Profibus DP gateway. This enables users to simplify RPI installation and facilitate integration of HART functionality without additional wiring or barriers. Design allows HART signals to be gathered in gateway via power rail connection and HART-capable barriers. Signals are returned on their own RS485 line.




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New Profibus Gateway Allows for Easy Integration of HART Capabilities Without Additional Wires or Barriers



TWINSBURG, OH -Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the KSD2-GW2-PRO - a new Profibus Gateway for Remote Process Interface (RPI). Utilizing field-tested architecture, this new gateway features an integrated HART multiplexer in the same package size as the original Profibus DP gateway. This innovation allows customers to simplify their RPI installation and easily integrate HART functionality without additional wiring or barriers.

The new design allows HART signals to be gathered in the gateway by way of a power rail connection and HART-capable barriers. The signals are returned on their own RS485 line.

Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture and application of high quality process automation products and services. Pepperl+Fuchs is the number one provider of hazardous area technology from intrinsic safety to purge and pressurization, on-line corrosion monitoring and Fieldbus.

For more information contact: Pepperl+Fuchs, 1600 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg, OH 44087; (330) 486-0002; fax: (330) 425-4607; sales@us.pepperl-fuchs.com; am.pepperl-fuchs.com.

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