Wireless Extension Module increases network coverage 1,000 ft.

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Intended for wireless corrosion monitoring systems, Microcor Wireless Extender (WE) offers means to expand mesh networks when outlying wireless devices exceed range of mesh formed by other nodes and gateway. It is certified for Class I/Zone 1 hazardous locations and integrates with wireless devices via WirelessHART 7 protocol. With typical life of 3 years, WE offer typical wireless range of 1,000 ft with clear line of sight with up to 3 hops permitted from originating node to gateway.



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New Wireless Extender Increases Wireless Coverage by 1000Ft (300m) for Wireless Corrosion Monitoring System



The Microcor Wireless Extender (WE) for wireless corrosion monitoring systems offers a cost-effective way to expand mesh networks when outlying wireless devices exceed the range of the mesh formed by other nodes and the gateway. The WE integrates seamlessly with other Rohrback Cosasco and Emerson wireless devices using WirelessHART 7 protocol, and can be setup and configured using Rohrback Cosasco's Wireless Tools Software or the Checkmate DL-W Wireless Configurator. Certification for Class I/Zone 1 hazardous locations enables users to change power modules without the need to remove the WE from the field. The power module has a typical life of three years. The typical wireless range is 300 m (1000 ft) with a clear line of sight from transmitter to transmitter, or from transmitter to gateway, with up to three "hops" permitted from the originating node to the gateway. The WE will operate in temperatures from -40°C to 70°C.

The Wireless Extender has several advantages including, seamless integration with other Rohrback Cosasco and Emerson wireless devices, economical expansion of wireless corrosion monitoring network, WirelessHART 7 protocol, easy setup and installation, and certified for hazardous area locations. For more information and specifications visit our website online at www.cosasco.com.

About Rohrback Cosasco
Rohrback Cosasco specializes in a complete range of Industrial Corrosion Control Management & Monitoring Solutions. Corrosion equipment is used for a range of internal corrosion monitoring, atmospheric monitoring, remote monitoring, downhole corrosion monitoring, rouge monitoring, erosion monitoring, and scale in water monitoring. Rohrback Cosasco is the known globally as the OEM for the following product brands Microcor®, Cosasco®, Corrosometer®, Corrater®, Corrdata® and Ultracorr®.

Additional corrosion Services include asset preservation consultancy, remote monitoring and data collection, field services inspection, maintenance and training.

These corrosion control products & services commonly used in oil and gas, petrochemical, water treatment, chemical, pulp and paper, and pharmaceutical industries. The company is ISO 9001: 2008 certified; the products conform to CE and ATEX standards.

For more information, please contact Rohrback Cosasco at sales@cosasco.com, tel: +1 (562) 949-0123 ext 213, or email Kathleen Rosario KRosario@cosasco.com.

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