Foundation Fieldbus

Pepperl+Fuchs Offers Advanced Diagnostic Line of Products


By Fieldbus Foundation

Nov 25, 2013

Foundation Fieldbus Knowledge Center

Highest availability and minimizing fault conditions are the main demands in process plants. To achieve this, Pepperl+Fuchs offers the Advanced Diagnostic line of products. Let's take a look at some of the key features:

FF1311 PF ProductDiagnostic Segment Protector

  • Innovative spur fault protection, improved diagnostic knowledge
    - Progressive spur short-circuit protection – creeping fault protection
    - Jabber protection – cuts off devices "talking" too much
    - Contact bounce protection – suppresses unintentional bounce

Diagnostic Surge Protection

  • Plugs to power hub and/or diagnostic segment protector
  • Intrinsically safe, FISCO, Entity, DART Fieldbus, or general purpose
  • Indication via LED, diagnostics reports end of functional lifespan

Enclosure Ingress Sensor

  • Senses water ingress in field device housings or junction boxes
  • Connects in parallel to FOUNDATION fieldbus H1 or segment
  • Indication via LED, and diagnostics
  • Intrinsically safe, FISCO or Entity

Advanced Diagnostic Gateway

  • System integration kit
  • DCS integration via Diagnostic Manager or device DTM
  • Advanced Diagnostic information via Ethernet or the FF-H1 bus
  • Discrete, frequency, temperature, and humidity inputs for control cabinet monitoring.

For more information, please visit the Pepperl+Fuchs website.