METTLER TOLEDO Adds the IND560 to Existing Line of Industrial Weighing Terminals | Automation.com

METTLER TOLEDO Adds the IND560 to Existing Line of Industrial Weighing Terminals

November 292005
COLUMBUS, Ohio (November 2005) - METTLER TOLEDO announces the addition of the IND560 to its existing line of industrial weighing terminals. The IND560 represents the latest in METTLER TOLEDO technology with versatility for many of today’s weighing applications. Featuring conventional strain gauge or high precision electromagnetic force restoration weighing technologies, PLC or PC communication interfaces and digital I/O control. These selections combined with the option of panel or desk/wall/column mounting makes the IND560 the perfect match for most any weighing application in many industries.

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Enhance measurement or control applications with a faster A/D conversion rate of 366 Hz, TraxDSP™ digital filtering technology and an I/O bus update rate of 50 Hz. The IND560 delivers precise repeatable measurement data from milligrams to tons in a single, cost-effective package that easily integrates into existing control systems.

The versatile IND560 excels in controlling filling and dosing applications delivering best-in-class performance for fast, precise, accurate results in manual, semi-automatic or fully automatic operations. Without complex and costly programming, IND560 quickly configures standard filling sequences with a SmartTrac graphic system that prompts operators for action and reduces errors.

The IND560 is designed specifically for industries subject to regulatory controls, such as pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage, and has been confirmed by multiple global agency standards including UL, CE, NTEP and OIML.

The IND560 offers multiple connectivity options to improve applications. Direct PLC connectivity is available using 4-20mA Analog Output, Allen-Bradley RIO, Profibus L2 DP or DeviceNet protocols. Interfaces are also available for serial data via RS-232/422/485 and Ethernet TCP/IP networking.

The IND560 provides solutions for multiple applications and interfacing needs. The large graphic display provides visual cues for operators and the IP69K harsh desk unit is protected in even the harshest environment. METTLER TOLEDO Product Manager, Adrienne Olwert has been an instrumental part in the release of the IND560. “Whether your application process is manual, semi-automatic or fully automatic, METTLER TOLEDO offers the IND560 tiered-solution designed to provide embedded measurement and control logic ensuring repeatable and reproducible solutions,” Comments Olwert. “The IND560 includes options for measuring from milligrams to tons and the ability to communicate to your network.”

Advanced calibration options are available on the IND560 and allow for the most cost-effective operation. Customers can use the automated five-point or Step Calibration routines or the exclusive CalFREE™ technology to get up and running without test weights. The InSite™ configuration tool provides online or offline access to the IND560 terminal for efficient and repeatable setup. Quickly and accurately upload or download system parameters with InSite via a serial or Ethernet connection, also design template outputs with the graphical InSite tool.

METTLER TOLEDO is recognized as the global leader in weighing solutions for industrial, retail and laboratory applications. The company plans to continue its focus on developing customer-oriented weighing solutions that harness the power and flexibility of the leading technologies.


Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found on the website www.mt.com/us.
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