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FCI's ST100 Gas Flow Meter Now SIL Compliant


By Fieldbus Foundation

Nov 25, 2013

Foundation Fieldbus Knowledge Center

For air and gas flow measurement in SIS applications, ST100 Series Thermal Mass Air/Gas Flow Meters from Fluid Components International (FCI) have been evaluated and FMEDA report produced by Exida, an accredited functional safety certification company and classified as a Type B subsystem in accordance to IEC 61508-1 compliant to SIL-1.

FF 1311 FCI ProductFCI's ST100 Series Flow Meter sets a new industry benchmark in process and plant air/gas flow measurement, offering the most feature-rich and function-rich electronics available. The ST100's performance delivers unsurpassed adaptability and value to meet plant gas flow measurement applications for today and tomorrow.

The ST100 series features a large digital/graphical readout that displays all measurements. It offers multiple outputs with communications flexibility including 4-20 mA analog, HART, FOUNDATION fieldbus, PROFIBUS and Modbus. The ST100 is the world's first triple-variable thermal flow meter, measuring flow, temperature and pressure. The ST100 Series also features dual sensor systems, an onboard data logger and the ability to store five calibrations.

For more information, please visit the Fluid Components International website.