Emerson Process Management Introduces DeltaV Distributed Control System v13
Emerson Process Management’s DeltaV Distributed Control System version 13 (v13) minimizes the need for specialized expertise, according to the company. Advanced alarm management assists operators during alarm floods and new alarm suppression options provide operators improved ability to manage temporary nuisance alarms.
The new Ethernet I/O Card (EIOC) reduces footprint up to 85% compared to the VIM2 card, according to the company. The EIOC supports three protocols: Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet IP and IEC 61850Manufacturing Message Specifications (MMS), which allows connectivity with PLCs, smart devices, smart motor control centers and smart substations.
DeltaV version 13 has new and enhanced security features that help with security audits, enable the Microsoft Windows firewall and integrate the Emerson SmartFirewall into DeltaV.