Product Exclusive: Faster, more accurate pressure transmitter

Siemens expands pressure transmitter portfolio with Sitrans p500 with response time of 88 ms and reference accuracy of 0.03% for quick, accurate responses to process changes.

07/18/2011


Siemens expands pressure transmitter portfolio with Sitrans p500 with response time of 88 ms and reference accuracy of 0.03% for quick, accurate responses to process changes.Siemens Industry Process Instrumentation & Analytics Business Unit (PIABU) has expanded its portfolio of pressure transmitters with the introduction of the Sitrans P500 product line, combining a response time of 88ms and reference accuracy of 0.03%, the Sitrans P500 quickly and precisely responds to process changes.

“Our customers are using these products in more complex applications in process industries, thus requiring the development of the Sitrans P500, which features extended functionality and increased accuracy to set a new standard in measuring precision,” said Michael Cushing, product marketing manager for Siemens Industry PIABU.

With a reference accuracy of 0.03% and a turndown of 200:1, working close-coupled in rugged conditions with maximum process temperatures of 125 °C (257 °F) is not a problem for the P500. Temperature compensation and a separate static pressure sensor minimize temperature and pressure errors.

Using the P500 reduces the need to stock different transmitters, as the product features long-term stability of 0.05% over 5 years (0.08% over 10 years). With dimensions of (3.4-inch w x 7.4-in. h x 5.5-in. d), the new transmitter is compact in design and low in weight (7.3 lb). It is said to be well-suited for high demand applications of the chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas and power industries.

With the new Local User Interface (LUI), users can configure the device quickly and simply at the transmitter. User-friendly functions include local configuration using full-text-enabled and multilingual backlit display, including graphical representation of process variables using bar graphs, curves and trend diagrams. It can also be operated and configured using standard HART tools with the help of a fast start wizard.

www.siemens.com/sitransp

Siemens Industry Process Instrumentation & Analytics Business Unit

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Siemens PIABU - Siemens Process Instrumentation and Analytics business segment includes measurement and control products including level, pressure, temperature and flow transmitters, loop controllers, valve instrumentation, regulators and relays, process protection instruments, weigh feeders, belt scales, analytical system integration, gas chromatography, continuous gas analyzers, FLK gas sampling probes and laser analytics. These products can be found supporting a host of industries like water, oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, glass, cement, power and metals.

Siemens Industry - Siemens Industry Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Siemens’ global Industry Sector business, supplier of production, transportation and building technology solutions. Integrated hardware and software technologies enable comprehensive industry-specific solutions for industrial and infrastructure providers to increase their productivity, sustainability and profitability. The Industry Sector includes six divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Drive Technologies and Osram Sylvania. With nearly 204,000 Siemens Industry Sector employees worldwide, the Industry Sector posted a worldwide profit of $4.7 billion on revenues of $47.3 billion in fiscal 2010. www.usa.siemens.com/Industry

Industry Automation - A division of Siemens Industry Inc., the Industry Automation Division is a global leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Industry Automation’s portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to enterprise-wide automation solutions for automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales, as well as a wide range of maintenance services. With nearly 33,000 employees worldwide, Industry Automation posted worldwide revenues of $8.4 billion in fiscal year 2010.

www.usa.siemens.com/automation

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