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12 Dec 2012

IFC 050 signal converter: First in basic applications

  • Designed to fit in any basic water or wastewater application
  • Use with OPTIFLUX and WATERFLUX series of electromagnetic flow sensors
  • Multiple communication options: 4...20 mA HART, active pulse output and RS485 Modbus

New IFC 050 signal converter for electromagnetic flowmeters

KROHNE introduces the new IFC 050 signal converter for electromagnetic flowmeters. Developed for the growing water markets worldwide, IFC 050 is designed to fit in any basic water or wastewater application.

IFC 050 can be combined with OPTIFLUX and WATERFLUX series of electromagnetic flow sensors. Together with OPTIFLUX 1000, 2000 and WATERFLUX 3000 sensors, it can be used for raw water, potable water, wastewater and seawater, e.g. in water harvesting and purifications plants, sewage or desalination plants. In addition, its features match metering or leak detection in water distribution networks, agriculture or utility applications such as as sprinkler/ irrigation, cooling or fire-fighting systems.

To suit the requirements of these applications, IFC 050 outputs reach from 4...20 mA HART, an active pulse output for driving e.g. an electromechanical counter up to an RS485 Modbus output for communication with microcontrollers and PLC`s. As an option, the signal converter can be equipped with all three outputs.

IFC 050 features a sturdy and robust construction: the shockproof aluminum housing is finished with a protective double-layer paint that withstands salty atmospheres. Its electronics have an extra coating against condensed moisture for use in e.g. in tropical areas. For convenient operation, IFC 050 can be ordered as wall-mounted or compact version. As an alternative to the display version, the blind version is the option for applications where the menu needs to be approached only once a time and a permanent display is not required.

About KROHNE

KROHNE is a full-service provider for process measuring technology for the measurement of flow, mass flow, level, pressure and temperature as well as analytical tasks. Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Duisburg, Germany, the company employs over 3,600 people all over the world and is present on all continents. KROHNE stands for innovation and maximum product quality and is one of the market leaders in industrial process measuring technology.

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47058 Duisburg
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