Wireless temperature transmitter and adapter
Moore Industries' THZ WirelessHART Temperature solution is designed to transmit critical temperature and HART diagnostic information in challenging and harsh conditions.
Moore Industries' THZ WirelessHART Temperature solution combines The THZ Smart HART Temperature Transmitter and the Bullet WirelessHART Adapter by MACTek into one self-powered package.
The WL housing includes a battery case utilizing off-the-shelf D-type lithium batteries wired to the transmitter and the Bullet. This means that the package can be installed without the need for potentially expensive signal wiring or additional power. This saves on long-term maintenance and repair costs associated with wiring along with eliminating the need to stock or purchase special batteries. It also reduces replacement battery costs by cycling the THZ's power and taking periodic readings to optimize the balance between power needs and wireless communication update rates.
The THZ WirelessHART assembly allows the THZ to transmit critical temperature and HART diagnostic information to a WirelessHART gateway in situations where power is not readily available like monitoring locations where power is limited.
The Bullet is designed to prevent the loss of critical temperature readings by monitoring the battery voltage and setting a HART alarm bit when it nears critical levels. The Bullet also supports programming via a DTM with an FDT-compliant host.
It also features a weatherproof IP66 NEMA Type 4X dual compartment housing that is available for installation in rugged field areas.
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