Temperature-Process Controller Boasts High Accuracy
Coming in a 1/16 DIN 74-mm case with NEMA4X and IP66 waterproof and dustproof protection, RKC Instrument’s FB100 temperature/process controller touts an accuracy of 0.1%. The device offers selectable sampling times of 50 ms, 100 ms, or 250 ms; a start-up tuning feature calculating optimum PID values; and selectable PID control via autotuning, “advanced autotuning”, or Brilliant II autotuning. A multi-memory area function stores up to 8 sets of control parameters; may be set through front key operation, DI, or communications; and can create up to 16 segments of ramp/soak control. The instrument includes universal input, up to 5 digital inputs, 3 digital outputs, a loader port, Win-UCI software, and a 20-mm high 5-digit display.