Press Releases 2011
Protection through Intrinsic Safety
Instrumentation controls and protects your production. In hazardous areas, intrinsically safe protection not only provides the highest degree of protection for people, systems, and the environment, it also enables devices and apparatus to be
(February 2011, PR-2011-2035PA-eng)
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Switch Amplifier with Line Fault Transparency
Intrinsically safe circuits for signal connection in hazardous areas are state-of-the-art technology – whether analog or digital. However, monitoring connection cables is a completely different situation.
(February 2011, PR-2011-2021PA-eng)
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DART Fieldbus – Just say ‘No’ to sparks
DART Fieldbus is part of the FieldConnex series of fieldbus infrastructure components and enables high power levels while maintaining ignition protection intrinsic safety (I.S.) – the safest way to protect plants in hazardous areas from unintended ignitions and explosions.
(January 2011, PR-2011-2012PA-eng)
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Intrinsic Safety for Zone 2
The new type of protection Ex ic intrinsic safety will replace the existing Ex nL type of protection by year 2011. This article explores the improvements that can be realized by combining this new standard with Remote I/O.
(January 2011, PR-2011-2003PA-eng)
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Dr.-Ing. Gunther Kegel Elected to Chairman of Fieldbus Foundation Board of Directors
Dr.-Ing. Gunther Kegel has been elected to chairman of the Fieldbus Foundation's Board of Directors. Dr. Kegel replaces John Berra of Emerson Process Management, who is retiring after serving 16 years in his Foundation leadership post.
(November 2010, PR-2010-2000PA-eng)
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