Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Mangalore India Refinery Installs FOUNDATION Actuators from AUMA

India continues to be a global leader in the installation and use of FOUNDATION Fieldbus technology.  This recent story from EngineerLive shows how one refinery in Mangalore installed FOUNDATION Fieldbus electric actuators from AUMA to achieve more flexible and reliable production. 

Flexible Actuator Functionality Aids Refinery Automation

1 comment:

  1. Electric actuators / Motor Operated Valves (MOV) is an excellent example where fieldbus dramatically reduces wiring and IO cards. Anywhere between half a dozen to more than a dozen signals per valve. And using FF you can freely choose MOV vendor, you are not locked in to a single vendor the way you would be using proprietary MOV communication protocols. Check out this article for a full explanation: