Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) releases a new version of ControlEdge Remote Terminal Unit (RTU), which now offers measurement of gas and liquid flow. The newest version also offers expanded HART support, which allows for easier device commissioning and diagnostics.
The new electronic flow metering capability supports liquid custody transfer per the American Petroleum Institute (API) 21.2 guidelines in North America. The latest release increases the efficiency of remote asset management by doubling as a flow meter, as well as allowing operators to automate loop check and commissioning, reduce hard-wired input/output (I/O) devices, and extend device diagnostics.
ControlEdge RTU is part of Honeywell’s family of controllers, leveraging the power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). It reduces equipment monitoring and diagnostic time and significantly decreases configuration time, according to the company. The RTU can withstand harsh environments and is designed for easy deployment at remote sites, in applications such as wellhead monitoring and control, data concentrators, gas flow metering, block-valve automation and pump and compressor control, as well as in water distribution and wastewater treatment. Featuring native redundancy, the controller complements the C300 and Series-C platform used in Honeywell’s Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) to provide a fully integrated option.