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Network Controls - DeviceNet™

BRAND: Limitorque

DeviceNet™ uses CAN (Controller Area Network) for its data link layer and CIP™ (Common Industrial Protocol) for the upperlayers of the network. DeviceNet supports multiple communication hierarchies and message prioritization, and can be configured to operate in a master-slave or a distributed control architecture using peer-to-peer communication to perform actuator process control and feedback data retrieval. The ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendor Association) registered Limitorque Electronic Data Sheet (EDS) description file is used to configure the actuator parameters for supreme control system performance.


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DeviceNet complies with the CAN Based protocol (Controller Area Network)

Design Range

Torque Rating Range: DeviceNet field unit can be fitted to all MX and QX/QXM actuators

Features & Benefits
  • DeviceNet Group 2 Server implementation
  • Broad application flexibility via support for multiple communication hierarchies and message prioritization including Master-to-slave communication
  • Standard polled I/O connection, standard bit strobed I/O connection, standard change of state/cyclic I/O connection offered
  • Bus powered network
  • Greater reliability and reduced downtime assured by cyclic redundancy checking (CRC), auto retries, and bus-powered network interface that allows alarm information to be communicated when actuator loses main power
  • Complies with EMC requirements to European Directive 2004/108/EC and vibration/seismic requirements to Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

Network Protocol
DeviceNet utilizes the Common Industrial Protocol (CIN) over a Controller Area Network (CAN) defining an application layer which covers a number of actuators

Network Service
Can be fitted to either MX or QX


Flowserve Limitorque offers practical product training at our global automation headquarters in Lynchburg, Va., and our state-of-the-art valve automation center in Houston. Taught by qualified instructors in classroom settings, these three-day courses emphasize hands-on training. Key topics include the principles of actuator functionality as well as actuator setup and commissioning, maintenance and troubleshooting. View available courses and dates.


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