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Emerson adds PROFIBUS to pressure and temperature transmitters

January 6, 2011 - Emerson Process Management expanded its PROFIBUS offering to include the Rosemount 3051 pressure transmitter and Rosemount 644 temperature transmitter, both available with PROFIBUS PA profile V3.02. Now more than ever, Emerson can provide customers with a comprehensive offering of Profibus solutions, making it easier to have one protocol for an entire plant.

PROFIBUS PA is the latest addition to the Rosemount 3051 pressure transmitter, and continues the tradition of releasing industry first capabilities with a Local Operator Interface (LOI) that features simple addressing and configuration at the transmitter. PROFIBUS PA is available on the complete Rosemount 3051 family of products including 3051CF flowmeters and 3051L level transmitters.

The versatile Rosemount 644 has also expanded its platform to include Profibus, making it even easier for the flexible DIN A Head Mount design to fit customers’ needs. Now existing PROFIBUS PA users can experience the benefits of the Rosemount 644 temperature transmitter equipped with custom addressing capability.

Emerson products are designed and tested to open standards, providing the highest level of interoperability. Emerson devices communicate seamlessly with hosts to provide complete, open, and interoperable access to device functionality and information. Emerson’s certified Profibus specialists are trained to provide global support on any Emerson devices.

Emerson’s growing portfolio of PROFIBUS supported interoperable products includes the DeltaV digital automation system and AMS Suite Intelligent Device Manager, Fisher control valves, Rosemount flow, pressure, and temperature transmitters and Micro Motion Coriolis mass flowmeters.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Daniel, Ovation, and AMS Suite.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion.

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