The ifm PG pressure transmitter combines the best features
of a gauge, a switch and a transmitter in a stainless-steel housing. The PG
pressure transmitter is mounted in-line to provide a quick, highly-visible
indication of process conditions for sanitary, hydraulic and pneumatic
applications. Setup is simple with two optical pushbuttons that establish
application parameters, setpoint and resetpoint. The gauge display indicates
the current operating pressure relative to the overall range of the unit. A four-digit
numeric display indicates system pressure value. A quick reference pointer does
not require damplng liquid and is designed to eliminate the typical shaking
that occurs with mechanical pointers. The PG pressure transmitter features a
highly visible gauge with the functionality of a pressure sensor. Ceramic cell
technology provides long-term reliability and high precision (0.2 percent)
indication of pressure values. The highly visible gauge display offers a
variety of features including an analog display with scaling in bar and psi; a
quick reference pointer that does not require damping liquid which eliminates
the typical shaking that occurs with mechanical pointers; and an LED ring that
indicates setpoint, resetpoint and trend display. The touch-screen surface
eliminates pushbutton cavities and prevents liquid ingress. The entire display
rotates 350 degrees for application versatility. The Bourdon tube pressure
gauge is one of the most widely used instruments for measuring the pressure of
liquids and gases. Ifm's new PG electronic pressure transmitter incorporates
the Bourdon-like gauge face with many improvements. Ifm's innovative quick
reference pointer does not require damping liquid and is driven by a stepper
motor that creates a smooth, more precise indication of pressure. The gauge
face and pointer are further enhanced with a ring of LEDs that can be
programmed to indicate the position of the setpoint, resetpoint or trend
display. A four-digit, LED display
indicates system pressure and offers setup menu items such as analog scaling
and display units in bar and psi.
Sensor deployment in automated factories should be done slowly and conservatively, otherwise engineers may face the loss of hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars, an Internet of Things expert will tell attendees at the upcoming Design & Manufacturing Show in Minneapolis.
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