Pepperl+Fuchs Introduces HiD2000 Direct Cable Connection for HART Field Devices in Hazardous Locations

  • October 12, 2004
  • Pepperl+Fuchs
  • News
Direct cable connections make well-suited as solution for large projectsTWINSBURG, OH - Pepperl+Fuchs Elcon HiD2000 is an ideal solution for applications where field devices with HART are located in a hazardous area and need to pass through intrinsic safety isolators. HiD2000 can be applied in any hazardous area where the termination containing intrinsic safety interface modules must also incorporate the HART multiplexer and a direct connection to a DCS or PLC system using the standard vendor I/O cables.The high density design and custom configuration capability allows for direct cable connection to many DCS systems, making the HiD2000 an ideal solution for large projects. A patented cross-wiring feature reduces interconnecting wiring needs by up to 35% to save time, space and money, and for simple and easily documented signal marshaling. The system offers simpler commissioning than comparable systems because field wiring can be connected directly to the terminal on the mounting board, and loop-disconnect terminals incorporate test points for quick troubleshooting. Faults in the field can be detected by the modules and flagged by the Fault Monitor Module to alert operators and equipment to problems, and guide engineers to their cause.These high-density, fixed terminal modules feature Quick-Lok tabs to eliminate module wiring needs, as well as LED status and power-on indicators for fault detection indication and operation monitoring. With module keying functionality, users can configure each module position uniquely, to eliminate potential mistakes during maintenance or commissioning.For safety system applications, standard off-the-shelf HiD2000 products are now SIL2 approved to ensure conformity to international safety standards for systems and processes, at no additional cost to the user. These ratings help reduce safety risks and provide a number of additional benefits including uniform documentation, global certifications, extensive international supply, and fewer parts to stock, as well as proven engineering and global support.Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture and application of high quality factory and process automation products and services. Pepperl+Fuchs is the number one provider of hazardous area technology from intrinsic safety to purge and pressurization and Fieldbus. Let this latest innovation from Pepperl+Fuchs assist you with your process automation needs.For more information contact: Pepperl+Fuchs, 1600 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg, OH 44087; (330) 486-0002; fax: (330) 425-4607;;

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