Both the new Sitrans P280 transmitter for pressure measurement and the Sitrans TF280 transmitter for temperature feature a WirelessHart interface and a graphical display with backlight function.
They are easy to operate via push buttons. An integrated battery supplies the transmitters with power for more than five years, with the exact number of remaining days being shown. All other Siemens process instruments without WirelessHart interfaces can be integrated into WirelessHart communication with the Sitrans AW200 adapter.
The adapter has an integrated battery which can also power a connected process instrument. If an external power supply is used, up to four conventional process instruments can be connected to the WirelessHart adapter simultaneously.
The new IE/WSN-PA LINK gateway manages the WirelessHart network with all its nodes and establishes the connection to the Simatic-based automation and control systems via Industrial Ethernet. The gateway is easy to configure via the integrated Web interface. Transmitter and adapter are commissioned and serviced using the Simatic PDM (Process Device Manager) which provides a simple, graphical and interactive quick-setup. With the Sitrans MDS (Maintenance Diagnostic Station) software, diagnostics data can be displayed transparently in a maintenance station, for example the wireless process instrumens and the devices connected to the Sitrans AW200 adapter.
The new WirelessHart product family is the result of collaboration by Siemens with the HART Communication Foundation (HCF). WirelessHart standard developed by HCF with the participation of Siemens, is the first industrial standard for wireless communication at the field level for use in the process industry. As a HCF member, Siemens played an important role right from the start in defining WirelessHart, contributing its comprehensive know-how and wide-reaching experience in process automation and wireless communication.
The new WirelessHart components are an integral element of the entire Industrial Wireless Communication portfolio from Siemens, available for a wide variety of sectors and covering a diverse range of industrial requirements regarding bandwidths, power consumption, safety and security, availability, distances to be covered and speed.
The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the worldwide leading supplier of production, transportation, building and lighting technologies. With integrated automation technologies as well as comprehensive industry-specific solutions, Siemens increases the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of its customers in the fields of industry and infrastructure. The Sector consists of six Divisions: Building Technologies, Drive Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility and Osram. With around 222,000 employees worldwide Siemens Industry posted in fiscal year 2008 a profit of EUR3.86 billion with revenues totalling EUR38 billion.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.
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