Valve Actuator and Controls offer diagnostic capabilities.

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To simplify daily work practices, FieldQ™ rack and pinion valve actuator and controls utilize FieldQ Foundation Fieldbus v3, with device diagnostic alarm management in flexible modular package. Diagnostic alarm tools enable users to categorize and prioritize device alarms on criticality of device and severity of problem detected. Alarm settings can be configured to alert appropriate plant personnel so they can take action without being distracted by irrelevant alarms.



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Emerson Extends Alarm Management and Actuator Capability



FieldQ™ diagnostics help simplify work practices and improve efficiency



HOUSTON, TEXAS  -- Emerson Process Management has released cost-saving new diagnostic capabilities in its FieldQ rack & pinion fully integrated valve actuator and controls. The updated capabilities greatly simplify daily work practices with the release of FieldQ Foundation fieldbus Version 3, with device diagnostic alarm management in a flexible modular package.



The enhanced diagnostic alarm tools enable users to categorize and prioritize device alarms based on the criticality of the device and the severity of the problem detected by the diagnostics. Alarm settings can be configured to alert appropriate plant personnel so they can take action without being distracted by irrelevant alarms.



"Our device diagnostics can be tailored for maintenance and matched to predictive routines. Users will see efficiency improvements in their daily maintenance and turnaround planning, which help to maximize uptime and reduce costs," said Sue Ooi, vice president, valve automation rack & pinion products, Emerson Process Management.



The FieldQ product modularity further extends efficiency by offering plug-and-play modules for many requirements including explosion-proof and intrinsically safe capabilities as well as bus communication options. In addition, control modules are available for diagnostics such as travel time, cycle counts, time in position, and module temperature. This capability enhances field services capabilities and makes user interface more cost effective.



For additional information about the new diagnostic power and modularity of FieldQ, please visit http://www.emersonprocess.com/fieldq .



About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (http://www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Bettis™, Daniel™, Ovation™, and AMS Suite

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About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion. For more information, visit http://www.Emerson.com



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Elena Carrillo, Emerson Process Management

1 (281) 879-3352, Elena.Carrillo@Emerson.com

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