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Network Controls - Profibus PA

BRAND: Limitorque

PROFIBUS PA is used to monitor and control equipment in process automation applications. PROFIBUS PA uses the same protocol as PROFIBUS DP, and can be linked to a PROFIBUS DP network using a coupler device.


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Profibus PA to EN 50170 Fieldbus standard and Fieldbus physical layer per IEC-61158-2 for communication

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Design Range

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

Features & Benefits
  • High speed communication up to 31.25 kbits/sec
  • Master-to-slave communication
  • Broad application flexibility via analog and digital input/output function blocks
  • Ease of installation and setup made possible by direct connection to PLC or DCS systems from major manufacturers, including Emerson, Honeywell, ABB and Yokogawa
  • Device descriptors
  • Bus powered for 9-32 VDC and 15 mA per actuator
  • Increased performance, safety and environmental compliance from Flowserve ValveSight support
  • Complies with EMC requirements to European Directive 2004/108/EC and vibration/seismic requirements to Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

Network Protocol
Profibus PA (Process Automation) used to monitor measuring equipment in process control automation

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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