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Emerson enhances safety of Rosemount 2120 level switch

Emerson enhances safety of  Rosemount 2120 level switch

July 8, 2014 - Emerson Process Management's  Rosemount 2120 level switch is now certified for SIL 2 functional safety with SIL 3 capability enabling the device to meet the most demanding safety application requirements. The 2120 range is now approved for marine applications by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Emerson has also added an expanded choice of process connections for greater installation flexibility.

For safety critical applications, SIL 2 certification is now available for the 2120 with NAMUR and 8/16mA electronic outputs. There are five plug-in electronic outputs available providing a choice of switching functions. The SIL 2 certification extends the time between proof tests and allows users to avoid extra shutdowns for safety testing.

The 2120 also offers an expanded choice of process connections. In addition to the new 2" NPT process connection, the switch is now available with Mobrey A and G flanges enabling compatibility with mechanical float switch process connections.

For marine applications such as oil and ballast control and HFO blending, the 2120 is now approved by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) – expanding on the existing Germanischer (GL) approval.

The simplicity, ease of use and reliability of the Rosemount 2120 vibrating fork switch makes it a popular choice for high and low level alarm and pump control duties in wide range of process and marine applications.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, 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, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Daniel, Ovation, Bettis and AMS Suite.

About Emerson
Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion.

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