Emerson's Fieldvue(TM) Digital Valve Controllers Help Nuclear Plant Avoid Unplanned Shutdown and Save Millions
Controls and Controllers

Emerson's Fieldvue(TM) Digital Valve Controllers Help Nuclear Plant Avoid Unplanned Shutdown and Save Millions

Diagnostic technology helps Wolf Creek Generating Station extend life of critical control valves through normal refueling cycle MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA - The Wolf Creek Generating Station, Kansas' only nuclear power plant, recently used Emerson's Fisher® FIELDVUE(TM) digital valve controllers to extend the life of critical control valves. This action avoided a potential unplanned shutdown that...

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Data Acquisition Systems

CompuDAS SG-6 Controls and Monitors Processing in a Chinese Helicopter Factory

CompuDAS, a leader in Industrial Control and Monitoring, has completed the installation of two of their SG-6 Control and Data Acquisition Systems for a Chinese Helicopter Manufacturer (Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, Peoples Republic of China). The systems are being used to monitor and control composite curing ovens provided by Wisconsin Oven Corporation. CompuDAS provided special Chinese language software...

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Triaxial Accelerometer features low-mass design.
Accelerometers

Triaxial Accelerometer features low-mass design.

Type 8688A IEPE triaxial accelerometer simultaneously measures vibration in 3 orthogonal axes. Unit incorporates Kistler PiezoBeam® technology, with ceramic cantilevered beam enclosed within lightweight welded titanium housing. Low-noise charge amplifier and 4-pin connector, for mounting in confined areas, are included. Operating from internal power source found in most FFT analyzers,...

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LED Controller supports LEDs from IR to UV.
Controls and Controllers

LED Controller supports LEDs from IR to UV.

Designed to independently control up to 64 LEDs requiring 20-80 mA, 1031-PhidgetLED-64 Advanced comes with 12 Vdc, 2 A power supply and LED cables. Unit features max forward voltage of 5 V, brightness changes at 700 updates/sec, and LED On/Off at 3,000 updates/sec. Plug-and-play unit is programmed using API supported under Windows 2000/XP/Vista/CE, Mac OS X, and Linux. Users can write programs in...

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Circuits

Battery Monitoring/Protection System addresses Li-Ion technology.

Li-ion battery monitoring and protection system integrates voltage and current measurement devices, signal isolator, and AD8280 safety monitor. Supplied in 48-lead LQFP, AD8280 controls and manages battery functions to optimize operation. It specifically monitors 6 cell voltages and 2 temperature inputs and is powered completely from battery stack. Continuous range-of-trip point settings provide...

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Intelligent Servo Drive facilitates setup via software and TML.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Intelligent Servo Drive facilitates setup via software and TML.

Based on MotionChip(TM) DSP technology, ISD860 can drive 12 A continuous and 31 A peak currents at supply voltages from 12-72 Vdc, with PWM of 20 kHz, for motion jobs requiring embedded intelligence, networking capabilities, and servo performance control. This 136 x 84 x 26 mm product embeds motion controller, drive, and PLC functionality and works in single-axis, multi-axis, or standalone...

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Interface Block connects transducers to Profibus network.
Electrical Buses

Interface Block connects transducers to Profibus network.

With Profibus/Micropulse Interface Block, up to 4 Micropulse linear position transducers can be connected on single Profibus node, using digital START/STOP interface. Block also has 4 extra inputs for either discrete or analog sensors. Packaged in rugged metal housing, interface block provides detailed diagnostic feedback over Profibus network and is suited for injection molding, metal stamping,...

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Valve Positioners

Valve Positioners are offered in electro-pneumatic versions.

Suited for chemical and food processing environments, YT series is built for valve automation applications and includes corrosion-proof stainless steel model. Explosion-proof model, YT 1000R, and enhanced process-protection models are also available. Supplied with aluminum diecast enclosures and stainless steel gauges, vibration-resistant EP series comes in rotary or linear configurations and...

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Electrical Regulators

POL Voltage Regulators offer PMBus eead/write capability.

Digitally controlled and rated at 20 and 40 A, respectively, BMR450 and BMR451 point-of-load (POL) voltage regulators can write as well as read data via power management bus (PMBus). Read-back affords range of monitoring options, such as output-voltage and current, temperature, and power-good, while write-mode makes it possible to program output voltage and modify it as function of load...

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