Commander 501 process controller delivers advanced functionality with standard math and logic functions and is targeted for use in single-loop control. Users can program the unit by the front panel keys or via a Windows-based PC configuration software package. Commander 501 offers eight pre-configured templates for applications including single-loop control with remote setpoint, auto/manual station with low signal selection, and auto/manual with digital selection.
ABB Instrumentation Inc., Box 20550, Rochester, NY 14602.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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