Emerson brings mobile diagnostics to FOUNDATION Fieldbus network control valves


ValveLink™ Mobile 4.0 provides greater plantwide access to control valve status for improved reliability, increased uptime 
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (July 2, 2013) – Emerson Process Management’s ValveLink Mobile software version 4.0 introduces mobile management of control valves on a Foundation fieldbus network. Available on 475 Field Communicators, ValveLink Mobile 4.0 offers an intuitive interface featuring large touch screen icons which allow operators to configure, calibrate,  validate, diagnose and troubleshoot valves in the field.

The intrinsically safe Field Communicators extend ValveLink Mobile 4.0 advantages to hazardous areas where FIELDVUE™ digital valve controllers are located.  Greater plantwide access to control valve status means operating reliability is improved, while overall plant uptime is increased using troubleshooting guides embedded in ValveLink Mobile.

Designed to meet modern work practices, ValveLink Mobile 4.0 enhances worker productivity and improves asset management with its seamless integration of field diagnostics of HART and fieldbus instruments into the ValveLink software.

ValveLink Mobile 4.0 is preinstalled on new 475 Field Communicators and can be added to existing 475 and 375 Field Communicators using the Easy Upgrade utility from Emerson. 

Visit www.EmersonProcess.com/Fisher for more information or contact your Emerson sales office .

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Bettis™, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™, and AMS Suite.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing echnology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.  


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