Transmitter Runs On Natural Gas

May 9, 2007
The EPX2  Voltage-to-Pressure (E/P) Transmitter is designed for use with normal instrument air, but it can also be used with natural gas, making it possible to use the transmitter in remote locations where no electrical power is available to drive air compressors.
Its low power requirement of 3mA at 12VDC allows it to be powered by a battery or solar panel at remote sites. Applications include offshore oil platforms, natural gas wellheads, oil wells, pipelines and similar locations that are far from electrical power. The three-wire EPX2 accepts a voltage input signal from a DCS, PLC or PC-based control system and converts it to a pneumatic signal for control of valves, actuators and other pneumatically-controlled devices. Accuracy is ±0.25 percent of span including the combined effects of linearity, hysteresis and repeatability. It maintains accuracy even when the supply pressure fluctuates between 20 and 40psig.

Moore Industries-International Inc.

www.miinet.com818.894.7111

Sponsored Recommendations

Understanding and Using E-Stops

E-stops, or emergency stop switches, are used to ensure machine as well as personnel safety. They are used to provide a consistent and predictable failsafe response on a wide ...

Demystifying motor disconnect switches: What are they and how are they used?

From conveyor belts to drum mixers, motors are used in virtually every industrial application to drive machinery. Equipment downtime is the main motivation behind monitoring and...

Full Line of DIN Rail Terminal Blocks Video

Altech offers an extensive line of DIN Rail Terminal Blocks including all major Connection Technologies available in the industry to meet requirements for a vast variety of applications...

The Value of Integrating DIN Rail Cylindrical Fuse Holders Into Your Designs

What short circuit currents do I have to consider when purchasing a DIN rail cylindrical fuse holder? That data is available from the manufacturer. For example, Altech cylindrical...