Vishay Precision Group has announced that its VPG Process Weighing division's BLH-Nobel Weighing Systems G4 family of multichannel weight/force indicators has received certification from FM Approvals. The G4 family is approved as complying with standards 3600, 3611, 3810, and ANSI/NEMA 250 for electrical equipment for use in hazardous locations and electronic test, measuring and process control equipment.
FM Approvals offers worldwide certification and testing services of industrial and commercial loss-prevention products. Recognized and respected across the globe, FM Approvals certification assures customers that a product or service has been objectively tested and conforms to the highest national and international standards.
VPG's G4 instruments offer high speed and performance for industrial applications, such as process weighing and control, force measurement, web tension measurement and control, automation, force-vector calculations, high dynamic force measurement and high-speed batching/blending systems. The units are certified to link to a wide variety of communication interfaces, including Profibus, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus/RTU, USB, RS485, RS232, and Modbus TCP/IP.