Emerson introduces CSI 2130 Machinery Health Collector

Emerson introduces CSI 2130 Machinery Health Collector
KNOXVILLE, TENN (April 3, 2007) - Emerson Process Management has unveiled the CSI 2130 Machinery Health Collector, the newest member of the Emerson family of portable route-based vibration data collection devices. The CSI 2130 Collector is the fastest, most powerful device available for periodic route-based data collection, reducing collection time by more than 50 percent compared with similar devices.

The CSI 2130 Collector is the industry's only portable vibration data collector with a growth path for upgrading to a multi-channel, in-the-field analytical device. It is the ideal instrument for those just beginning to do vibration monitoring. It can also be used as a second data collector to augment existing periodic vibration monitoring programs.

The CSI 2130 Collector features high speed single-channel collection, a unique full-color backlit VGA display, and lightweight, yet rugged design in an advanced instrument for periodic collection of vibration data on rotating machinery. In addition, Emerson's patented PeakVue processing utilizes digital technology to detect stress waves on the spot for an early indicator of bearing or gear wear. PeakVue processing also indicates the severity of a fault, enabling technicians to call for immediate maintenance, if necessary.

Information recorded from each machine in the field can be uploaded to the AMS Suite: Machinery Health Manager. Using this software, trained analysts can quickly recognize a change in the vibration pattern of a motor-pump combination, induction fan, or other rotating equipment as an indication of deterioration and can take corrective actions.

The CSI 2130 Collector is compatible with the widely-used accessories for the advanced technology CSI 2130 Machinery Health Analyzer. These include the Advanced Balancing application, a powerful field balancer, and the Advanced Laser Alignment application for quick, easy machine alignments.

Solutions from Machinery Health Management are key elements of the PlantWeb digital plant architecture and Asset Optimization offering of Emerson Process Management. PlantWeb automates the flow of information on asset reliability and performance to the people who run the business. To help users apply and use the information, Emerson's Asset Optimization offering combines world-class services with the innovative products to significantly improve process plant reliability. The results include improved process availability, increased productivity, and reduced equipment cost-of-ownership.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution components in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp & paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and other industries. Machinery Health Management, an Emerson Process Management company, was founded as Computational Systems Inc. in 1984 and is based in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is the world's leading designer, producer, and marketer of condition-monitoring products and services. CSI equipment and services play a key role in Emerson's mission of combining superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management, and maintenance services to help customers achieve the potential of their operations. Emerson brands include PlantWeb, CSI, Fisher, Rosemount, Micro Motion, Mobrey, Daniel, Bristol, DeltaV, Ovation, AMS Suite, and MDC.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2006 were $20.1 billion.