Pressure Measurement & Control


Siemens expands pressure portfolio

July 2011 Pressure Measurement & Control

With the Sitrans P500 unit, the Siemens Industry Automation Division presents a pressure transmitter to meet the highest requirements. Thanks to its response speed of 88 ms and accuracy of 0,03%, the P500 is able to respond quickly and precisely to changes in processes. An additional sensor for static pressure compensates for measuring inaccuracies and makes this measured value available as supplementary process information.

The transmitter offers a level of accuracy that guarantees stable, precise measurements to a turndown of 10:1. This allows versatile use and reduces the need to procure and stock different transmitters. With long-term stability over 0,05% in five years, the device offers consistently high measuring accuracy allowing longer calibration intervals. The new transmitter is compact in design and especially suitable for applications in the chemicals, oil and gas and energy sectors.

Thanks to an optimised measuring cell design, the transmitter can be used for process temperatures of up to 125°C; precise temperature compensation minimises measuring inaccuracies resulting from temperature changes. Via menu driven setup, configuration is quick and easy and the high resolution display supports a multilingual plain text menu as well as graphics capability. The transmitter can also be configured using Hart protocol with the help of a quick start wizard.

For more information contact Keshin Govender, Siemens Southern Africa, +27 (0)11 652 2412, keshin.govender@siemens.com, www.siemens.co.za



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