PAC8000 controllers are specifically designed to handle the extreme temperatures, vibration, and corrosive materials found in process applications. They include a process controller featuring DCS-style function block programming, a logic controller with 61131-style PLC programming, and a hybrid controller that provides the capabilities of both.
Controller and Network Redundancy Improves Reliability
Application availability is improved with controller redundancy, implemented by mounting a second controller on the carrier. No configuration is required; the new controller automatically becomes the standby when a button on the controller carrier is pressed. Rendezvous redundancy is employed to guarantee bump-less transfer of control from the master to the standby.
Network redundancy helps assure uninterrupted communications. PAC8000 controllers each have two fault-tolerant Ethernet ports to provide redundant communication LANs. If a fault occurs in one LAN pathway, communication is automatically re-routed.
Efficiently Share Information Between Controllers
PAC8000 controllers communicate directly with each other and share data on a peer-to-peer basis without having to route data through a centralized database or server.
HART Pass Through Reduces Commissioning Time
PAC8000 Controllers can pass HART data from smart field devices to asset management software applications, allowing remote configuration and access to field instrument diagnostic information. PAC8000 controllers can also acquire HART data for use in the process control application.
|Agency||UL, UL HAZLOC|
|Approvals||Zone 1 CE, ATEX C1D1, IS TUV SIL2 LR, G3|
|Channel Density||2-32 points|
|Environmentals||IP20 -40° to 70C°|
|I/O Module Size||42mm W x 110mm H x 106 mm D|
|I/O Type||24 VDC, 115, 230 VAC in 2-60 VDC, 20 - 265 VAC out, analog, RTD, Thermocouple,|
|Isolation||Galvonic Isolation DI, DO, AI, AO|
|Media Connector||2x RJ45 or 2x ST|
|Media Support||Copper & MM Fiber|
|Modules||Pulse Input SoE Inputs ASH Detector|
|Mounting Format||DIN Rail|
|Network Interfaces||PROFINET PROFIBUS DP Modbus/TCP|
|Network Redundancy||MRP, Dual LAN|
|Speciality||Pulse Test 24 VDC|
|System Redundancy||PROFIBUS or Modbus/TCP|
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