Viscosity Meter incorporates tuning fork design.

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Providing accurate, fast-response viscosity and density monitoring, direct insertion Micro Motion® Fork Viscosity Meter is suited for demanding process applications such as oil-fired heater combustion control, HFO blending/production, and pump protection. Unit incorporates hazardous area approved head-mounted transmitter that can connect to control systems via digital and analog protocols. Meter is also capable of accepting and processing external signals from other field instrumentation.



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Emerson Introduces Next Generation Fork Viscosity Meter



Direct insertion Micro Motion® Fork Viscosity Meter designed for demanding applications where accurate, fast-response viscosity and density monitoring is required



BOULDER, COLO -- Emerson Process Management has released the Micro Motion Fork Viscosity Meter, the next generation of the market-leading Micro Motion 7827 and 7829 direct insertion viscosity and density meters. Incorporating the same rugged and reliable tuning fork design as its predecessors, the Fork Viscosity Meter is built to tackle demanding process applications such as oil fired heater combustion control, HFO blending/production and pump protection.



In applications where accurate, fast-response viscosity and density monitoring is required, the direct insertion Micro Motion Fork Viscosity Meter is the ideal choice. The meter helps solve problems customers face on a daily basis, such as reducing oil fired heater combustion emissions, minimizing cutter-stock usage in HFO blending and reducing contamination risks on multi-product pipelines.



The Fork Viscosity Meter incorporates a hazardous area approved head-mounted transmitter that has the flexibility to connect to control systems via a wide range of digital and analog protocols. Because it supports 4-20mA, HART, WirelessHART, Foundation fieldbus and RS485 Modbus, system integration and start up/commissioning costs are significantly reduced.



An additional benefit of the Fork Viscosity Meter is the capability of accepting and processing external signals from other field instrumentation such as temperature, pressure and mass/volumetric flow devices.  The input of these external measurements enables the Fork Viscosity Meter to calculate and output enhanced process measurements while minimizing installation and cabling costs.



The Fork Viscosity Meter also incorporates a new diagnostic capability called Known Density Verification that checks the meter for measurement alarm conditions, sensor integrity and the presence of coating, erosion or corrosion. This new technology expands the availability of diagnostics information in critical viscosity and density measurement applications which can result in significant maintenance costs and cycle time reductions.



About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (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®, Bettis™, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™ and AMS Suite.



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 2013 were $24.7 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com

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