Alicat announces LabVIEW Device Drivers as free download | Automation.com

Alicat announces LabVIEW Device Drivers as free download

Alicat announces LabVIEW Device Drivers as free download

May 20, 2016 – Alicat Scientific has released updated LabVIEW instrument drivers for its line of standard mass flow meters, flow controllers, and pressure controllers running the company’s Gas Select 6.0 Firmware.

Available for free download, the device drivers enable users to develop control interfaces to Alicat instruments, without PLC programming skills. LabVIEW provides data collection from Alicat instruments, instrument control capabilities, and integration with other process instruments. Common functions include evaluating data in order to trigger events such as changes to set points or flow rates, gas selection, validation, and monitoring ongoing trend data.

With a highturndown ratio, Alicat instruments control mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate and absolute pressure of gases. The new firmware and drivers are compatible with standard Alicat instruments—flow meters, flow controllers and pressure controllers—serial number 80,000 and higher.

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