Festo’s New Digital Positioners CMSH

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October 18, 2022

 

The CMSH is an intelligent, digital positioner. It controls the positin of a process valve that is actuated by a pneumatic actuator. Thanks to the large ambient temperature range of –40°C to +80°C and its high degree of protection (IP66/67), it can also be used under harsh operating conditions. The CMSH is a 20mA loop-powered 2-wire device. An additional power supply is therefore not required.

Configuration and operation can be performed locally on an LC display using operating buttons. A HART interface permits remote access and integration into higher-level systems. There are product variants for single- or double-acting actuators with safety settings (failsafe, fail in place). The product is suitable for attachment to actuators with a mechanical interface in accordance with VDI/VDE 3845-1 (IEC 60534-6-2) or VDI/VDE 3847-2.

The product variant CMSH-S has an internal position sensor for detecting displacement/angle. Alternatively, an external potentiometric position sensor can be connected to the positioner on all product variants.

 

Watch this video for an overview of the Smart positioner CMSH with HART communication

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Features and Benefits

  • •Intelligent, digital electropneumatic positioner with HART communication
  • •Fast and precise position control of single-acting and double-acting pneumatic rotary and linear actuators
  • •With integrated or external path/angular detection
  • •Commissioning, operation, servicing and diagnostics on the local display via the user-friendly software menu or via remote access via EDD-based (Electronic Device Description) or FDT-based (Field Device Tool) transmission
  • •2-conductor technology
  • •Perfect interaction with the VTOP pneumatic extension modules
  • •Variants with safety functions
  • •Sustainable operation due to efficient control

 

To learm more about the new Digital Positioners CMSH from Festo, click here 

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