Last updateSun, 06 Oct 2019 10am

Rosemount 5300 Series Guided Wave Radar Transmitter certified for Functional Safety by exida

exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has certified the Rosemount 5300 Series Guided Wave Radar Transmitter for functional safety, ensuring that it meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capability per IEC 61508: 2010.

“Rosemount’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process that included the completion of a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA),” says Dave Butler, exida Evaluating Assessor. “Their mature development process provides the rigor needed to ensure the delivery of products that achieve high levels of functional safety.”

“We were confident in choosing exida as our certification body for their technical expertise in functional safety certification,” says Dajana Prastalo, Manager Product Approvals at Rosemount Tank Radar. “They have a rigorous process that gives our customers a solid confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications.”

The Rosemount 5300 Series is our superior 2-wire Guided Wave Radar (GWR) for challenging level and interface measurements on liquids, slurries and solids. It leverages our 30 years of proven radar expertise and is designed to focus on your plant’s profitability. The 5300 delivers everything you would expect from a best-in-class process radar – superior reliability, state-of-the-art safety features, effortless handling, and unlimited connectivity.

Features include:

Direct Switch Technology enables a stronger signal than other 2-wire GWR transmitters, providing better measurement capability and reliability.

Probe End Projection allows for measurement on very low dielectric products over long ranges.

Improved EMC performance with a Smart Galvanic Interface increases safety.

Easy integration into new or existing plants with a choice of 4-20 mA with superimposed HART, modbus output, or FOUNDATION ™ fieldbus with extensive support for PlantWeb® Alerts.

Powerful and easy-to-use configuration tools.

A wide range of probe styles to cover virtually any applications including extreme temperature and pressure probes for demanding environments.

Robust modular design and MultivariableTM transmitter resulting in low cost and increased safety.

Virtually unaffected by application conditions such as dust, vapor and interfering obstacles.

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