Siemens Receives Explosion Proof Approvals for Sitrans AW210 WirelessHART Adapter


Siemens Sitrans AW210 WirelessHART adapter has received an explosion proof rating for intrinsically safe (Ex ia), nonincendive (Ex nA) and explosion proof (Ex d), offering increased safety in hazardous areas, along with the benefits of field level transparency and flexibility for process industries.



With more than 35 million devices installed worldwide, HART technology is the most widely used field communication protocol for intelligent process instrumentation.



The Sitrans AW210 adapter allows up to eight standard wired HART devices or one 4-20 mA to be connected to a WirelessHART network. The integrated power management enables efficient usage of external batteries or energy harvesting components like solar panels.



By installing the SITRANS AW210 on an existing analog-wired HART device, users can utilize all diagnostic information at the maintenance station without the risk of impaired operation. In this case, the adapter is powered by the loop.



WirelessHART devices, like the Sitrans AW210, offer plant operators increased plant transparency, productivity and performance, with common applications including processing monitoring and control, asset management, health, safety and environmental monitoring and temporary measurement.



Siemens process instrumentation offers a complete portfolio of WirelessHART products, including temperature and pressure transmitters, gateways and adaptors. With Simatic PCS-7, WirelessHART devices can be easily integrated into a block library for smooth engineering and commissioning.



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Siemens Industry Sector is the world’s leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products, solutions and services for industrial customers. With end-to-end automation technology and industrial software, solid vertical-market expertise, and tech-nology-based services, the sector enhances its customers’ productivity, efficiency and flexibility. With a global workforce of more than 100,000 employees, the Industry Sector comprises the Industry Automation, Drive Technologies and Customer Services Divi-sions as well as the Metals Technologies Business Unit. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/industry.



The Siemens Industry Automation Division supports the entire value chain of its industrial customers – from product design to production and services – with an unmatched combination of automation technology, industrial control technology and industrial software. With its software solutions, the division can shorten the time-to-market of new products by up to 50 percent. Industry Automation comprises five Business Units: Industrial Automation Systems, Control Components and Systems Engineering, Sen-sors and Communications, Siemens PLM Software and Water Technologies. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/automation.



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