Emerson Introduces the FIELDVUE(R) Remote Mounted DVC6005 (HART) Digital Valve Controller | Automation.com

Emerson Introduces the FIELDVUE(R) Remote Mounted DVC6005 (HART) Digital Valve Controller

New Remote Mounted Fisher(R) DVC6005 Instrument Targets High-Temperature, High-Vibration Applications

MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (September 26, 2002) - Emerson Process Management has made it possible to remotely mount a FIELDVUE Digital Valve Controller and digitally monitor the performance of control valves in severe-service or tight-fit applications. Fisher's DVC6005 (HART) instrument is an extension of its DVC6000 Series of Digital Valve Controllers, which are direct-mounted to a control valve. With the DVC6005, however, the valve position feedback potentiometer is mounted on the control valve, but the remainder of the instrument's components are mounted on a pipe stand or wall - as far as 100 feet away from the valve.

The remote-mount option is ideal for applications in which high-temperatures (up to 250-degrees Fahrenheit), vibration, or limited space make traditional installation difficult or impractical. Manufacturers including those in the Pulp & Paper or Nuclear Power industries may prefer to isolate DVC components (such as the I/P, relay, and electronics) from harsh or hazardous areas.

Fisher has developed thousands of mounting kits to remotely apply the DVC6005 instrument to sliding, rotary, and quarter-turn actuators; the smaller-size Baumann valves; as well as many competitors' valves. Fisher maintains a library of the various mounting kits available and has created an internal web-site for its worldwide sales Representatives to aid them in kit selection.

In August, Emerson's Asia Pacific sales team submitted the first order for the Remote Mounted DVC6005 and has supplied 40 units to a nuclear power customer in Taiwan.

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), 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, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. A division of Emerson, Fisher Controls International, Inc. (www.emersonprocess.com/Fisher) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and application of final control systems. Fisher's technology and innovation in process control
plays a key role in Emerson's combining of superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Emerson brands include: PlantWeb(R); Fisher(R); Micro Motion(R); Rosemount(R); DeltaV(TM); Ovation (R); Intellution(R); and AMS.

About Emerson

St. Louis-based Emerson (www.gotoemerson.com) is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers in process control; electronics and telecommunications; industrial automation; heating, ventilating and air conditioning; and appliance and tools. Sales in fiscal 2001 were $15.5 billion.

Fisher, FIELDVUE, Baumann, PlantWeb, Micro Motion, Rosemount, DeltaV, Ovation and Intellution are marks of Emerson Process Management. Other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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