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Emerson Launches New Rosemount(R) Radar Transmitter

Emerson Launches New Rosemount(R) Radar Transmitter
Echo-tracking and advanced signal processing give high reliability and accuracy

CHANHASSEN, MN (March 7, 2003) -- The Rosemount 5600 Series is a powerful, non-contact radar level measurement transmitter for process applications, on liquids and slurries. The unit is available with a full range of antennas to suit any application.

Smart FMCW echo-tracking features and advanced signal processing techniques combine to give the 5600 high reliability and accuracy, even in the toughest conditions. The Rosemount 5600 uses a software module that incorporates all the experience accumulated in thousands of radar installations around the world, to discriminate between false echo sources and true surface echoes. This software can also use information provided by the operator about stirrers or other obstructions as a complement to the automatically collected data.

The Rosemount 5600 integrates with PlantWeb(R) digital plant architecture and can provide HART(R) or FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus digital communications protocols, or a standard analog output. For local monitoring, the unit has an integral display and keypads for basic initial configuration. Remote displays and as many as six externally mounted temperature sensors can be driven from the Rosemount 5600 transmitter.

The Rosemount 5600 brings the best in radar level gauging technology - accuracy, reliability, no liquid contact, no moving parts - with full industrial control interfacing.


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 Process Management, Rosemount Inc. (www.emersonprocess.com/rosemount) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of process instrumentation, including a complete line of pressure, temperature, flow, and level products. Emerson brands include: PlantWeb(R); Rosemount(R); Micro Motion(R); Fisher(R); DeltaV(TM); Ovation(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 2003 were $13.8 billion.

PlantWeb, Rosemount, Micro Motion, Fisher, and DeltaV, and Ovation are marks of Emerson Process Management. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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